Comparing: M22 Locust vs. M3 Stuart vs. Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. C
Initially designed for airborne operations, the vehicle was never used as such by the U.S.A. during World War II. In the absence of a good air delivery system, the Ordnance Department became less enthusiastic about any further development.
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 initial order for this tank was placed in 1939. It was originally conceived as a high-speed reconaissance tank for airborne units. Mass production started at the beginning of 1942. In early 1943 two vehicles were deployed with the 1st Tank Division. Another 38 vehicles were deployed with the 58th Reserve Tank Corps in the summer of 1944.
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|Battle Tiers||3 4 5||3 4 5||3 4 5|
|Speed Limit||64 km/h||61 km/h||79 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||20 km/h||22 km/h|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||18.00 %||%||%|
|When Firing||5.41 %||%||%|
|Accuracy||58.4579 %||%||45.4358 %|
|Neto Credits Income||5266.65||-1564.79|
|Winrate||51.4349 %||%||50.6193 %|
|Kills per Battle||0.485588||0.415784|
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