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The AMX-40 is a Tier 5 progression Main Battle Tank under Francine De Laroche's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Main Battle Tank (Prototype)
Developed: 1981-1983
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 3
Operators: N/A

The AMX-40 was the first among the third generation French Main Battle Tanks built specifically for export purposes. While it was light, agile and powerfully armed, this Main Battle Tank offered its crew relatively little protection and came at a wrong time, when all the potential customers (the vehicle was mostly intended for Arab countries) already chose their MBTs. Despite heavy marketing since 1983, it remained a prototype only and was quietly terminated in 1990 as obsolete. However, its development provided the GIAT engineers with plenty of experience, which would then be used during the Leclerc development.

Vehicle Traits[ | ]

  • Armored: This vehicle's armor can withstand a lot of punishment, allowing it to survive even serious firefights.
  • Heavy Weapon: This vehicle carries one of the largest weapons around with significantly increased damage per shot.
  • Extra Autocannon: This vehicle is armed with a coaxial autocannon, providing extra firepower against light targets.
  • Dozer Blade: This vehicle's dozer blade increases its ramming damage and grants additional hull protection.
  • Improved Reverse: This vehicle can drive backwards much faster than other vehicles can.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 120mm OFL 120 G1 AP APFSDS Stock 450 565[note 1] mm 1650 m/s 6.30 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 120mm OFL 120 F1 AP APFSDS Experience 6,236 480 615[note 2] mm 1700 m/s 6.30 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
3 120mm OCC 120 G1 HEAT HEAT-MP Stock 570[note 3] 730 mm 1140 m/s 6.30 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.13 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 15 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
4 20mm DM-43A1 AP AP Stock 16 230[note 4] mm 1200 m/s 7.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.08[note 5] °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 60
  • Burst Fire Rate: 850.00[note 6] rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

AMX-40 Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 530 mm (vs AP)
530 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel 875 mm (vs AP)
1820 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel Layers with Air Gaps N/A N/A vs AP
N/A vs HEAT
This MBT's front is protected by composite armor. Composite armor consists of combined layers of steel and other material and offers excellent protection against HEAT shells and ATGMs. Its steel sides and rear are considerably more vulnerable.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 120mm GIAT CN120-25 G1 Smoothbore Cannon Stock Stock 1.80 s 6.30 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -7.0° / 14.0°
Ammo:
120mm OFL 120 G1 AP
120mm OFL 120 F1 AP
120mm OCC 120 G1 HEAT
Weapon2 20mm M693 F2 Autocannon Stock Stock 1.82 s 7.50 s
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Stats:

  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 60
  • Burst Fire Rate: 850.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -7.0° / 14.0°
Ammo:
20mm DM43A1 AP
Weapon3 Autocannon Reinforced Barrel Experience 7,483[note 7] Credits 60,660 1.82 s 7.50 s
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Stats:

  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 60
  • Burst Fire Rate: 700.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -7.0° / 14.0°
Ammo:
20mm DM43A1 AP

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Poyaud V12X 1100 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 70 km/h 22 km/h 4.46 s (0 to 32 km/h)
29.54 s (0 to Max Speed)
35.56° 8 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Experience 3,742 Credits 30,330 Hit points are increased by 300
Mineplow
Dozer Blade
Experience 4,989 Credits 40,440 Ramming damage is increased by 50%
Grants extra frontal protection
[note 8]
Spallliner
Aramid Module Liner
Experience 7,483 Credits 70,770 Module durability is increased by 26% [note 8]
Smokegrenades
GALIX 13 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 4 charges
Takes 35s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Smokegrenades
GALIX 17 Smoke Grenades
Experience 3,742 Credits 30,330 Comes with 8 charges
Takes 25s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Smokegrenades
Experimental Smoke Grenades
Experience 6,236 Credits 50,550 Comes with 10 charges in total
Magazine capacity: 2 charges
Takes 3s to recharge
Duration: 15s
Magazine reload time: 25s
[note 8]
Commandersight
Improved Commander Optics
Experience 7,483 Credits 70,770 Vision range is increased by 20m [note 9]
Firecontrol
Improved Fire Control System
Experience 12,472 Credits 111,210 Aiming time reduced by 20% [note 9]
Gunstabilizer
Improved Gunner Sight
Experience 6,236 Credits 50,550 Aiming time reduced by 10% [note 10]
Autoloader
Improved Autoloader
Experience 14,966 Credits 141,540 Rate of fire is increased by 7% [note 10]
Treads01
Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 89.0%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 74.6%
Enhancedcooling
Improved Cooling System
Experience 6,236 Credits 50,550 Camouflage factor is increased by 2%
Enemy Thermal Sights effectiveness is reduced by 30%
[note 11]
Treads02
Improved Tracks
Experience 4,989 Credits 40,440 Mobility (Light Terrain): 89.7%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 76.6%
[note 11]
Turretdrive
Enhanced Turret Drive
Experience 11,225 Credits 90,990 Turret traverse rate improved by 20% [note 12]
Torsionbars
Improved Torsion Bars
Experience 7,483 Credits 60,660 Suspension durability increased by 40% [note 12]
Drivesprocket
Improved Transmission
Experience 7,483 Credits 60,660 Acceleration is increased by 5% [note 7]
Gunstabilizer
Improved Stabilization System
Experience 6,236 Credits 50,550 Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20% [note 7]

Other unlocks[ | ]

Name Cost Description Notes
Battleharden
Battle Hardened
Golds 1,100 The Battle-Hardened status allows you to earn more Experience and Credits
and also grants preferential matchmaking to the vehicle.
Rock 1 camo
Rock 1
Experience 2,000 Unlocks Rock 1 Desert Camo.
Retrofpaccuracyaimtime v2
AI Targeting
Experience 3,500 Unlocks AI Targeting System.
Currencyrep
3,450 Reputation
Experience 8,455 Provides an injection of 3,450 Reputation.
Currencyrep
3,450 Reputation
Experience 8,455 Provides an injection of 3,450 Reputation.
Currencyrep
3,450 Reputation
Experience 8,455 Provides an injection of 3,450 Reputation.

Footnotes[]

  1. 565 mm at 150m;
    424 mm at 500m
  2. 615 mm at 150m;
    462 mm at 500m
  3. 200 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  4. 230 mm at 100m;
    69 mm at 400m
  5. 0.07 ° if Autocannon Reinforced Barrel is equipped
  6. 700.00 rd/min if Autocannon Reinforced Barrel is equipped
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Autocannon Reinforced Barrel, Improved Transmission, and Improved Stabilization System are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the others.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Dozer Blade, Aramid Module Liner, and Experimental Smoke Grenades are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the others.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Improved Fire Control System and Improved Commander Optics are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the other.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Improved Gunner Sight and Improved Autoloader are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the other.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Improved Cooling System and Improved Tracks are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the other.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Enhanced Turret Drive and Improved Torsion Bars are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the other.
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