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Tank Test Bed
Tank Test Bed
Details
Tier / Class:
9 MBT
Nation:
United States
Dealer:
Oscar Faraday
Reputation:
xx
Cost:
23,520,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
580
DPM:
4,785
Penetration:
700 mm
Hit Points:
3,150
Hull F/S/R:
442 / 220 / 24
Turret F/S/R:
800 / 300 / 60
Max Speed:
63 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
3.86 s
Hull Traverse:
32.86 deg/s
Camouflage:
13%
Vision:
420 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.100°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10 / 25 (-13 / 28)°
Turret Traverse Speed:
40 deg/s

The M1 TTB is a tier 9 main battle tank originating from the United States, and is sold by Oscar Faraday. It can be unlocked from the M1A2 Abrams, and leads to M48 GAU-8 .

Features[]

  • Heavy armor : This vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
  • High Caliber : the high-caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.
  • Uninhabited Module : the uninhabited turret (battle module) receives reduced damage
  • Advanced Dynamic Suspension V2 : allows you to adjust frontal, rear, and side clearance independently.
  • Gas Turbine : provides a smoother acceleration, compared to an ordinary diesel.

Player Recommendations[]

Pros and Cons[]

Pros[]

Cons[]

Upgrade Suggestions[]

Retrofit Suggestions[]

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[]

Armor[]

M1 TTB Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull Armor (F/S/R) Hull Composition Turret Armor (F/S/R) Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 442/220/24 Combined 800/300/60 Combined
The frontal arc is protected by depleted uranium inserts, offering massive protection against modern ammunition.


TTB SEP Armor Package
Reputation Cost Credits Hull Armor (F/S/R) Hull Composition Turret Armor (F/S/R) Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
219,000 2,087,000 442/220/24 Combined 800/300/60 Combined Heavy ERA 20% vs AP, 75% vs CE
An extra ERA package significantly improves vehicle survivability from HEAT shells.


Firepower[]

120mm L/44 M256A1 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm M829A2 AP AP Stock 580 0m 700mm 0.100° m/s 9.00s
120mm M830A1 HEAT HEAT-MP Stock 580 0m 700mm 0.110° m/s 9.00s


120mm XM360E1 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm M829A2 Mk.2 AP AP Stock 580 0m 735mm 0.100° m/s 9.00s
120mm M830A1 Mk.2 HEAT HEAT-MP Stock 580 0m 735mm 0.110° m/s 9.00s
120mm M829A3 AP AP 840,000 590 0m 800mm 0.100° m/s 9.00s


7.62mm Secondary Weapon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 0m 18mm 855m/s 0.15° 5.00s 800 {{{reloadm}}}s 400.00rd/min


Mobility[]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Honeywell AGT-1500C 1500 hp Gas turbine Engine Stock Stock 63.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 3.86s {{{0-max}}} 32.86deg/s {{{firechance}}}


MTU MT 883 Ka-500 1500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 70.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 3.20s {{{0-max}}} 33.23deg/s {{{firechance}}}



Upgrades[]

M1 TTB Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
M82 Smoke Grenades Stock Stock Provides 2 volleys.
Takes 60 s to reload.
Duration: 10 s


Spall Liner 55,000 522,000 Hit points increased by 250


Armored crew cell 657,000 4,174,000 Damage to Crew reduced by 50%


M90 Smoke Grenades 38,000 261,000 Provides 8 volleys.
Magazine capacity: 2 rounds.
Takes 6 s to reload.
Duration: 10 s
Magazine reload time: 80 s


AN/VLQ-8A Soft Kill APS 274,000 2,609,000 Spotting distance 300m
Activation range 300m
ATGM deviation x7
Additional deviation 3.5
Missile Maneuverability x0.65
Action sector 60 degrees


Trophy hard Kill APS 1,370,000 7,827,000 Spotting distance 500m
Number of charges 6
Reload time 30s


Improved Stabilization System 110,000 1,043,000 Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 19%


Improved Torsion Bars 82,000 783,000 Suspension durability increased by 40%


Improved Suspension 164,000 1,565,000 Movement speed on off-road surfaces is increased by 20%


Special Ability[]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Top Speed
Ability Override.png
0 s 20 s 60 s Improves acceleration time, increases maximum speed and hull traverse rate.
Reduces camouflage factor in motion.
Acceleration +200%
Max Speed +5%
Hull Traverse Speed +50%
Camo Factor in Motion +50%


Note: the top speed ability isn't free you have to pay reputation and after that you have to pay 1,130,000 credits for this ability.

History[]

Class: Main Battle Tank (Experimental)
Developed: 1980
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 1
Operators: N/A

The TTB is not a prototype but, as its name suggests, an American test bed for the latest tank development technologies. It was an initial base of the Block III Abrams project, designed to replace the existing Abrams tanks with something capable of defeating any future Soviet tank that was predicted to appear in the 1990s. In its modified Abrams hull, the entire crew of three sat in front (where only the driver would normally be), quite safely hidden behind the thickest armor. Fuel tanks were removed to make place for the extended crew compartment. The crew would use advanced cameras to aim the tank’s weapon systems that were installed in an unmanned turret, located where the standard Abrams turret would normally be. This unmanned turret would be armed with the standard Abrams weapon (although quite modern at that time), the M256 L/44 smoothbore cannon. The gun would be fed automatically from a 44-round carousel magazine under it.

The development of the Block III Abrams ceased after the breakup of the Soviet Union and the entire Block III Abrams program was cancelled. One thing to note about the TTB in Armored Warfare is that it’s not going to be strictly realistic – more like our take on how a Block III Abrams would have looked like if it was produced in the 1980s and upgraded today to match the needs of modern battlefields the same way the Americans are upgrading the existing M1A2 series.

See also[]

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