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The M1A1 Abrams is a Tier 7 progression Main Battle Tank under Sophie Wölfli's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 1981-1984
Service: 1986+
Vehicles Built: cca 5000
Operators: USA, Australia, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco

The Abrams Main Battle Tank is the current service MBT of the U.S. Army and several other countries. It was developed in the 1970s to replace the aging Patton series in American service. Unlike the failed MBT-70 project, the downfall of which was the widespread use of experimental technologies along with an extremely high price tag, the Abrams was designed to use modern but affordable and reliable components. What made it different from the Patton series was the use of Chobham composite armor and a gas turbine for propulsion, earning it the nickname "Whispering Death".

This is the main and, at the same time, the most iconic version of the Abrams. The main difference to its predecessor was that the original 105mm M68A1 rifled gun was replaced by a 120mm smoothbore gun called M256. With it, the tank's firepower increased considerably and around two thousand MBTs of this type utterly decimated the Iraqi forces deployed during the Gulf War. The ease, with which one of the most powerful armies of the Middle East had been decimated, caused a major shock in both China and Russia, launching a new round of MBT development worldwide. Despite its qualities, the Abrams was never widely exported. More than a thousand vehicles ended in Egypt, but as the NATO service goes, the Leopard 2 MBT has been considerably more successful.

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.
  • Gas Turbine: This vehicle is powered by a gas turbine, providing smoother acceleration compared to an ordinary diesel.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 120mm XM827 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 480 640[note 1] mm 1650 m/s 6.70 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 25 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 120mm M829A1 APFSDS APFSDS Experience 40,955 510 690[note 2] mm 1575 m/s 6.70 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 25 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
3 120mm M830 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Experience 41,450 612[note 3] 700 mm 1140 m/s 6.70 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.13 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
4 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 4] mm 855 m/s 5.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.15 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 800
  • Burst Fire Rate: 400 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

M1A1 Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 825 mm (vs AP)
1150 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 930 mm (vs AP)
1830 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.
M19 ARAT-1 ERA Kit (Gen 2)
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Experience 68,155 Credits 929,285 825 mm (vs AP)
1150 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 930 mm (vs AP)
1830 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel Layers with Air Gaps M19 ARAT-1 ERA (Gen 2) 20% (vs AP)
80% (vs HEAT)
Second generation ERA kit offers excellent protection against standard HEAT rounds or warheads, and marginal protection against kinetic rounds.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 120mm M256A1 Smoothbore Cannon Stock Stock 1.96 s 6.70 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -10.0° / 20.0°
Ammo:
120mm XM827 APFSDS
120mm M829A1 APFSDS
120mm M830 HEAT-MP
7.62mm AP

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Honeywell AGT-1500C 1500 hp Gas Turbine Engine Stock Stock 72 km/h 30 km/h 5.89 s (0 to 32 km/h)
27.17 s (0 to Max Speed)
32.90° 8 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Experience 10,485 Credits 142,970 Hit points are increased by 400
Smokegrenades
M82 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 4 charges
Recharge time: 35s
Duration: 10s
Smokegrenades
M90 Smoke Grenades
Experience 15,725 Credits 214,450 Comes with 8 charges
Recharge time: 25s
Duration: 10s
Softkillaps
AN/VLQ-8A Soft Kill APS
Stock Stock Automatic Soft Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 300m
Effective Range: 300m
Multiplier to ATGM's Standard Noise: x 7
Additional ATGM Noise Penalty: 3.5
Penalty to ATGM Agility: x0.65
Angle of Effect: 360°
Gunstabilizer
Improved Gun Stabilizer
Experience 26,210 Credits 357,415 Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
Autoloader
Improved Loading Mechanism
Experience 61,765 Credits 842,165 Rate of fire is increased by 7%
Gunstabilizer
Upgraded Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull.
Gunnersight
Improved Gunner Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
Treads01
Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 86.7%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 71.8%
Treads02
Improved Tracks
Experience 5,405 Credits 73,715 Mobility (Light Terrain): 87.8%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 73.1%

Other unlocks[ | ]

Name Cost Description Notes
Battleharden
Battle Hardened
Golds 2,700 The Battle-Hardened status allows you to earn more Experience and Credits
and also grants preferential matchmaking to the vehicle.
Abrams avatar
Avatar
Experience 40,525 Unlocks Vehicle icon for player portrait.
Currencyrep
9,900 Reputation
Experience 33,770 Provides an injection of 9,900 Reputation.
Currencyrep
9,900 Reputation
Experience 33,770 Provides an injection of 9,900 Reputation.
Currencyrep
9,900 Reputation
Experience 33,770 Provides an injection of 9,900 Reputation.
Currencyrep
9,900 Reputation
Experience 33,770 Provides an injection of 9,900 Reputation.

Footnotes[]

  1. 640 mm at 150m;
    480 mm at 500m
  2. 690 mm at 150m;
    518 mm at 500m
  3. 77 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  4. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
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