Comparing: M18 Hellcat vs. AT 8 vs. Jagdpanzer IV
The development of the vehicle was started in 1942. In April 1943 the General Motors company produced the first prototypes. One of a few American tank destroyers manufactured on its original chassis, not on a chassis of a tank. The tank destroyer became the most high-speed armored vehicle of this type of World War II. A total of 2,507 vehicles were produced from July 1943 through October 1944.
The vehicle was conceived as a breakthrough tank. The design project evolved from the AT-7 project, and both projects were submitted at the same time. No prototypes were built because the A39 Tortoise was preferred.
Produced from January 1944 through March 1945, with a total of 1,699 tank destroyers manufactured. They saw combat on all fronts.
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|Battle Tiers||6 7 8||6 7 8||6 7 8|
|Speed Limit||72 km/h||20 km/h||40 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||12 km/h||10 km/h||12 km/h|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|Stationary||19.00 %||%||25.00 %|
|In motion||15.50 %||%||17.00 %|
|When Firing||6.43 %||%||8.85 %|
|Accuracy||66.6407 %||62.2206 %||62.9935 %|
|Neto Credits Income||3048.51||3824.76||5699.89|
|Winrate||49.832 %||49.6044 %||48.4123 %|
|Kills per Battle||0.685246||0.582217||0.607|
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