Comparing: M8A1 vs. Hetzer vs. SU-85B
The vehicle was intended as a self-propelled infantry support gun on the basis of the M5 tank. The M8A1 variant featured a modified turret and upgraded armament. From September 1943 through January 1944 a total of 1778 vehicles were manufactured.
A light, low-profile tank destroyer designed according to General Heinz Guderian's specifications. The Hetzer was produced from April 1944 to May 1945, with a total of 2,584 vehicles manufactured.
In April-May of 1943, the SU-85B tank destroyer designed by the Gorky Automobile Plant underwent trials. The vehicle was a modernization of the SU-85A and featured the artillery LB-2 gun, 160-hp engine, and SU-76M chassis. The cabin, drive wheels, and spare parts kits were redesigned. Only one prototype was built.
|Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page|
|Battle Tiers||4 5 6||4 5 6||4 5 6|
|Speed Limit||58 km/h||42 km/h||43 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||11 km/h||14 km/h|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|Stationary||20.00 %||25.00 %||%|
|In motion||17.50 %||20.00 %||%|
|When Firing||7.57 %||9.10 %||%|
|Accuracy||53.9012 %||53.6423 %||%|
|Neto Credits Income||852.018||2623.31|
|Winrate||50.9883 %||48.2533 %||%|
|Kills per Battle||0.491965||0.647142|
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