Comparing: M2 Medium Tank vs. Vickers Medium Mk. III vs. Type 97 Chi-Ha
The only medium tank to be adopted by the US Army during the interwar period. The vehicle was equipped with a 37 mm gun and six 7.62 mm machineguns, four of which were mounted on rotating fire units. The two non-rotating machineguns were placed on the front of the hull. Despite unimpressive combat characteristics, the M2A1 became a milestone for American tank development from the time of its inception by virtue of being easily adaptable for mass production. In 1940, 94 vehicles were produced.
British medium tank also known as the Vickers "16-tonners". Three prototypes were produced by Vickers from 1926 through 1931. According to some sources, three more tanks were manufactured in 1933 and remained in service through 1938 but never saw action.
Developed by Mitsubishi from 1935 through 1937. The vehicle was mass-produced from 1938 through 1942, alongside an upgraded Shinhoto Chi-Ha from 1941 through 1942. A total of 1,220 vehicles of both types were manufactured. The Chi-Ha and the Shinhoto Chi-Ha tanks were widely used by Japanese forces in China, the Pacific Theater, and the Kuril Islands. After the surrender of Japan, these vehicles were used by both PLA and Kuomintang forces in the Chinese Civil War from 1946 through 1949.
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|Battle Tiers||3 4 5||3 4 5||3 4 5|
|Speed Limit||43 km/h||48 km/h||40 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||18 km/h||16 km/h||15 km/h|
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|Medium terrain resistance|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||%||9.00 %||%|
|When Firing||%||2.80 %||%|
|Neto Credits Income||1449.63|
|Kills per Battle||0.23024|
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