Comparing: M22 Locust vs. Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. J 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.
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.
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||31 km/h||79 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||12 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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