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The M1A2 Abrams is a Tier 8 progression Main Battle Tank under Sophie Wölfli's dealership.

History[]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 1988-1992
Service: 1992+
Vehicles Built: cca 2500
Operators: USA, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

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".

The M1A2 is the third and final major production version of the Abrams from 1992. The tank received considerably thicker frontal armor with Depleted Uranium inlays, making it, at the time, resistant to pretty much anything the Russians could have fielded. The tank also received an independent thermal imager for its commander (known as the CITV) and, along with it, the ability for the tank to engage two targets in rapid succession. Most of the existing M1A2s were upgraded from the older Abrams models and a few hundred were also exported to America's allies in the Middle East. In U.S. service, the Abrams has been upgraded over the 1990s and 2000s with new electronics, a RCWS, upgraded transmission and the ability to carry an urban fighting kit known as TUSK with ERA elements.

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 M829A1 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 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 °
2 120mm M829A2 APFSDS APFSDS Experience.png 75,820 540 740[note 3] mm 1680 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 M830A1 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Experience.png 76,730 648[note 4] 810 mm 1410 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: 35 %
4 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 5] 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[]

M1A2 Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 865 mm (vs AP)
1205 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 970 mm (vs AP)
1995 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.
Tank Urban Survival Kit v2 Explosive Reactive Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Experience.png 126,170 Credits .png 1,666,600 865 mm (vs AP)
1205 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 970 mm (vs AP)
1995 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 M29A1 APFSDS
120mm M829A2 APFSDS
120mm M830A1 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 5.93 s (0 to 32 km/h)
21.41 s (0 to Max Speed)
33.37° 8 %

Parts[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner.png
Spall Liner
Experience.png 19,410 Credits .png 256,400 Hit points are increased by 400
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M82 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 4 charges
Recharge time: 35s
Duration: 10s
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M90 Smoke Grenades
Experience.png 29,115 Credits .png 384,600 Comes with 8 charges
Recharge time: 25s
Duration: 10s
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AN/VLQ-8A Soft Kill APS
Experience.png 40,035 Credits .png 528,830 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°
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Improved Gun Stabilizer
Experience.png 48,520 Credits .png 641,000 Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
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Improved Loading Mechanism
Experience.png 114,340 Credits .png 1,510,360 Rate of fire is increased by 7%
Gunstabilizer.png
Upgraded Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull.
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Improved Gunner Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
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Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 86.5%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 71.6%
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Improved Tracks
Experience.png 10,010 Credits .png 132,210 Mobility (Light Terrain): 87.6%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 73.1%

Footnotes[]

  1. Enables you to unlock one tier 9 vehicle.
    Dealer: Sophie Wölfli
    Vehicles:
  2. 690 mm at 150m;
    518 mm at 500m
  3. 740 mm at 150m;
    555 mm at 500m
  4. 81 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  5. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
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