Comparing: M3 Stuart vs. Cruiser Mk. II vs. Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. J
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.
The A10 Cruiser Mk. II was a further development of the A9 modification designed by John Carden. The A10 had enhanced armor and no machinegun turrets. A prototype was built in July 1937 and adopted for service as a heavy cruiser tank. A total of 175 vehicles were ordered between 1938–1939, which were manufactured by September 1940. The vehicles saw combat in France (1940), Greece (1941) and North Africa (1941).
Reconnaissance tank with reinforced armor. The vehicle was a further development of the Pz.Kpfw II. In October 1939, a preproduction batch was ordered, and the first prototype was built in July 1940. From 1943 through 1944, seven vehicles were used by the 12th Panzer Division on the Eastern Front. A total of 22 tanks were manufactured.
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|Battle Tiers||3 4 5||3 4 5||3 4 5|
|Speed Limit||61 km/h||40 km/h||31 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||15 km/h||12 km/h|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||%||8.50 %||%|
|When Firing||%||3.01 %||%|
|Neto Credits Income||2855.39|
|Kills per Battle||0.478317|
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