T18/T56 Replacement vehicles

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Source: Rita Sobral

Hello warriors,

as was announced a long time ago on FTR, there was a plan to switch the T18 to become artillery and to replace it with something else. That time has come (and not just that, you’ll see). The T56 is a part of these changes, the rest will be revealed soon.


The program of the development of a three inch-carrying SPG based on a light tank chassis was started in September 1942. In November, the first prototype was sent to the Aberdeen proving grounds for testing. A conclusion was made based on the test results that the gun is too heavy for the chassis. The vehicle was not mass-produced.

Tier: 3 TD
Hitpoints: 160
Engine: 400 hp
Weight: 14,179 tons
Power-to-weight: 28,21 hp/t
Maximum speed: 50/14 km/h
Hull traverse: 36 deg/s
Turret traverse: 44,9 deg/s
Traverse limit: 30 degrees
Terrain resistance: 1,247/1,438/2,301
Viewrange: 290
Radio range: 782,1

Hull armor: 38,1/25,4/?
Turret armor: 12,7/12,7/?

Gun: 57mm M1 (stock: 3in M7)
Damage: 75/75/95 (110/110/175)
Penetration: 110/180/29 (101/157/38)
ROF: 16,911
DPM: 1606,6
Accuracy: 0,372
Aimtime: 1,86s
Depression: -5


Model pictures:

So, about the T18 artillery…

Tier: 3 Arty
Hitpoints: 110
Engine: 262 hp
Weight: 13,638 tons
Power-to-weight: 19,21 hp/t
Maximum speed: 48/6 km/h
Hull traverse: 23 deg/s
Turret traverse: 16,7 deg/s

Traverse limit: 42,4 degrees
Terrain resistance: 1,918/2,11/2,781
Viewrange: 280
Radio range:615

Hull armor: 50,8/31,8/?
Turret armor: 50,8/50,8/?

Gun: 75mm howitzer?
Damage: 175
Penetration: 38
ROF: 6,67
DPM: 1166,7
Accuracy: 0,652
Aimtime: 4,79s
Depression: -8,3



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