M3 Stuart

usa lightTank III M3 Stuart

Characteristics

Protection

9%
9%

Firepower

9%
9%

Shot Effectiveness

24%
24%

Maneuverability

55%
55%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 11.97
Hit Points 340
Engine Power (hp) 245
Speed Limit (km/h) 61
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 36 - 60
Standard Shell Damage 30 - 50
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 16.2

Historical Reference

Developed in 1938 through 1941 on the basis of the M2. Mass-produced from 1941. More than 13,000 vehicles in various versions were built, from the M3 to the M3A3, all of which were supplied to almost every allied nation under Lend-Lease. The M3 tanks were designated Stuart I by the British, while the M3A1 version received the designation Stuart III. The M3 first saw action in the battle at Sidi Rezegh.

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