Download: Manual; 0 of 0 File information. In Europe, the Stuarts formed a large part of the American tank battalions, though following the British path by sidelining the Stuarts from combat duties after heavy losses and to serve alongside Shermans as scouting units. With its weak overall armour, most enemies are able to penetrate the M5A1 Stuart. Full Name of Vehicle: M5A1 Stuart 5th Armored Division Essentially a gift version of the M5A1 Stuart, its cost was $9.99 in the Gaijin Store, but has since been removed and is no longer obtainable. Knowledge of enemy vehicle layouts is essential with ammunition lacking post-penetration explosive damage. Portuguese also picked up a few Stuarts for the war in Angola, and the South African Corps continued using the Stuarts until 1955, where some were still kept in service until 1968 due to available parts. Skins and camouflages for the M5A1 from live.warthunder.com. M60 Patton. 12. I notice the missing textures when I was attempting to capture the A point during an arcade battle match on the map Poland, north side of … This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 10:01. In November 1942 the M5 Stuart light tank was outfitted with an M3A3 turret, resulting in the Stuart series' final modification. For the B1, either aim for the near-vertical frontal armour plate at the right side of the hull, or the turret ring to incapacitate the commander/gunner, or simply move to its side and knock out the crews one by one by hitting its flat side armour. Though the British used it extensively, it was still in small proportion compared to American usage. All in all, the Stuart light tank design and its variants were produced in massive quantities from March 1941 to October 1943 with a total of 25,000 units produced. Ram II (M4A5) Heavy Tanks Edit. Make sure to target modules and crew positions to maximise the damage. A frontal engagement is possible but detrimental as Stuart's thin armour makes any incoming shot lethal. The Stuarts also supported the British and Chinese forces in Asia against the Japanese Army, and also France and Yugoslavia in Europe against the German Wehrmacht. These tanks can also carry an APHEBC round that will destroy you in one shot with little difficulty, to counter you should use your speed to attempt to get a side shot into either the turret or engine. In 1942, the Stuarts were generally kept as recon units rather than combat units, and some were even modified to improve speed and range by removing the turret, and others were converted to armoured personnel carriers and command vehicles. M5A1 "Stuart" 5th Arm. The M3A3 turret had a bustle on the rear, which was used to house the SCR 508 radio with the antenna protruding from the rear roof of the turret. Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: Paste links to sources and external resources, such as: © 2010—2020 by Gaijin Entertainment. In addition, stamped weight-bearing rollers began to be used in the running gear. JawlessStone. However, the Stuarts were becoming an ageing design with inferior armour, cramped interior layout, and a small 37 mm gun, so a program to replace the light tank began in 1943 and became the M24 Chaffee, which would eventually replace the Stuarts mostly after World War II. While it lacks the post-penetration damage to disable most enemies in one shot, it can quickly finish them off with its fast reload. The British were the first to use the M3 Stuart in Africa in 1941, using it in Operation Crusader. The design used the VVSS bogie system seen on previous American tank designs. The Stuart V was the US M3A3, functionally identical to the M5A1, but only built for British use. The tank had a crew of four: driver, assistant driver, gunner, and commander, who doubled as the loader. Today, Paraguay is still a user of the Stuart light tanks, though as the only tracked armour used in the country. The transmission and the engine are all quite small and low, and the ammoracks are also small, reducing the chance of being immobile or ammoracked. A typical tank battalion for the US Army consisted of three companies of Shermans and one of the Stuarts. The Sd.Kfz.234/2 (also known as the Puma) is a turreted 8-wheel vehicle with a small profile, extremely high on-road speed and a powerful 50mm gun. Tracks are placed on the turret side and rear that can provide about 10 mm of extra armour. The American light tank design prior to World War II, the M2 light tank, was seen as obsolete after observing Germany's Panzer forces tear through Europe. Portuguese also picked up a few Stuarts for the war in Angola, and the South African Corps continued using the Stuarts until 1955, where some were still kept in service until 1968 due to available parts. An improvement over the earlier M3 Stuarts with better front sloping armour, it helps the light tank keep up to date with the evolving tanks of the time. This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 15:28. Virus scan. The revised version was designated the Light Tank M3, and given the name "General Stuart" by the British, which becomes part of the name. Version. It was one of the first American tanks to be released with the American ground tree in Update 1.45 "Steel Generals". Not even a Winter camo. They predominantly played a reconnaissance and command role. The Light Tank M5A1 Stuart is an rank II American light tank with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB/RB/SB). Even equipped with special hedge-clearing equipment, light tanks often got stuck due to their under-powered engines, making them easy prey for German anti-tank guns. Medium Tanks Edit. The ␗M5A1 Stuart reaches 18 km/h when fording and 16 km/h when driving uphill. - http://tinyurl.com/PhlyThunder\BEST TANK I've Never Played (War Thunder Tanks Gameplay)Connect With me!! The design was to be upgraded with more armour, a better suspension, and a new gun recoil system. After World War II, the Stuarts were given out as cheap surplus, countries such as China, India, and Pakistan picked up a few and used them in their conflicts. While charging, use the ␗M5A1 Stuart's quick turns to suddenly change direction to avoid being shot if they are aiming and firing at the ␗M5A1 Stuart. A 5 mm Structural steel box is present, mounted on the vehicle rear. In Europe, the Stuarts formed a large part of the American tank battalions, though following the British path by sidelining the Stuarts from combat duties after heavy losses and to serve alongside Shermans as scouting units. The most used variant, the M5A1 Stuart, had a completely redesigned hull and turret, with the hull most notably having a full sloping frontal armour than the previous … These guns can also fire 10 rounds at 280 rounds/min before having to reload the clip, meaning that they will very easily take out your crew before you have a chance to respond. 1939 ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha Kai ␗LVT(A)(4) (ZiS-2) ␗Light Tank M24 Chaffee ␗Light Tank M5A1 Stuart … A 5 mm Structural steel box is present, mounted on the vehicle rear. Enemies with strong shells like the Panzer IV with it's short 75 mm and its HEAT rounds could also destroy the Stuart with ease. The Americans used it widely in both operational theatres. The issue is persistent. Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Edit. When angled correctly, hull down or at a distance it can bounce off quite a few shots. Though the British used it extensively, it was still in small proportion compared to American usage. A typical tank battalion for the US Army consisted of three companies of Shermans and one of the Stuarts. Disabling the enemy gunner on your first shot will be critical to win engagements as you'll most likely need several shots to destroy an enemy vehicle. START PLAYING!! Once it is immobile, go to its side and finish it by shooting its hull sides. Download: Manual; 0 of 0 File information. Created by Jake Ultor . The ␗Light Tank M5A1 Stuart is a rank II Chinese light tank For the Matilda III, shoot at the middle of the near-vertical frontal plate to knock out the driver first, since the 37 mm shell is not enough to knock out the gunner after penetrating. M5A1 Stuart Light Tank. A specific concern should be to vehicles with a high rate of fire weaponry such as the SPAA, which might be able to penetrate through weak points around the Stuart with enough effort. The battles of summer 1944 saw heavy losses in light tank companies. The Soviet eventually turned down any more offers for the Stuart by 1943. Original upload 09 August 2015 3:27AM. It is recommended to attack from the flanks as the weak armour on the Stuart makes it vulnerable to the newer enemy guns that can penetrate the armour with ease. The British were the first to use the M3 Stuart in Africa in 1941, using it in Operation Crusader. As it benefits from regenerative steering, turning on the spot with the M3A3 Stuart (China) is easier than for most tanks at the same BR. The Stuart light tank design was also quite versatile that it was made into different variants for different roles on the battlefield. This effect is however nullified by the gun stabilizer when driving under 10 km/h. 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