Canon automoteur AMX-50 Foch

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General info

The AMX-50 Foch in the garage.

The Canon automoteur AMX-50 Foch is a Rank V French tank destroyer with a battle rating of 7.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Same gun as the AMX-50 Surbaissé with the same ammo choices
  • Excellent frontal armour
  • MG 151 as secondary armament
  • Rangefinder logs range very quickly

Cons:

  • Not autoloaded, resulting in a longer reload (~19-20 seconds stock)
  • Very thin side armour
  • Same lack of ammo choices as the AMX-50 Surbaissé

Specifications

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Armaments

1 x 120 mm SA46 cannon (48 rounds)
1 x 15 mm MG 151/15 machine gun (500 rounds)

Main armament

1 x 120 mm SA46 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 48 Shells
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 16°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 3.6°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 19.4s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
1 x 120 mm SA46 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 48 Shells
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 16°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 3.6°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 19.4s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
1 x 120 mm SA46 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 48 Shells
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 16°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 3.6°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 19.4s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
Ammunition
Ammunition Penetration in mm @ 90° Type of
warhead
Velocity
in m/s
Projectile
Mass in kg
Fuse delay in m: Fuse sensitivity in mm: Explosive Mass in
TNT equivalent
in g:
Normalization At 30° from horizontal: Ricochet:
10m 100m 500m 1000m 1500m 2000m 0% 50% 100%
120 mm Obus de rupture 303 302 286 267 251 235 AP 1067 23 N/A N/A N/A ° 42° 27° 19°
120 mm Obus explosif 39 39 39 39 39 39 HE 762 23 0.1 0.1 4,650 +0° 11° 10°
Ammo racks
Ammo racks of the AMX-50 Foch.
Full
ammo
1st
rack empty
2nd
rack empty
3rd
rack empty
4th
rack empty
5th
rack empty
Recommendations Visual
discrepancy
48 43 (+5) 31 (+17) 19 (+29) (+43) (+47) Right side empty: 19 (+29) yes

Secondary armament

1 x 15 mm MG 151/15 machine gun (Loader’s cupola)

Crew

  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Loader
  • Driver

Total: 4 Crew members

Armour

Armour Front (Slope angle) Sides Rear Roof
Hull 180mm (55°) Front glacis
100 mm (60°) Lower glacis
180-300 (0-72°) + 180 mm Gun mantlet
40 mm (15°) Top
40 mm Bottom
40 mm Top
40 mm (40°) Bottom
30 mm Fighting compartment
20 mm Engine deck
90 mm Gun mantlet
Armour Sides Roof
Cupola 200 mm Front
30 mm Everywhere else
30 mm

Notes:

  • Suspension wheels and tracks are both 20 mm thick.
  • Road wheels are interleaved and provide cumulative protection for the lower side hull.

Engine & mobility

Weight: 58.0 ton

Max Speed: 54 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 1420 hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 24.48 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: ___ hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: __.__ hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: __°
Weight: 58.0 ton

Max Speed: 50 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 884 hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 15.24 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: ___ hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: __.__ hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: __°
Weight: 58.0 ton

Max Speed: 50 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 884 hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 15.24 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: ___ hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: __.__ hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: __°

Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the _____ from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

[Vehicles] AMX-50 Foch: Racing Tortoise

References


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Icon-country-fra.png AMX-50 Foch
Nation France
Type Tank destroyer
Rank 5
Battle Rating
7.3
7.3
7.3

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Characteristics
Weight
58,000 kg
127,868 lb
Number of Crew 4
Hull armour thickness
180/40/40/30 mm
7.09/1.57/1.57/1.18 inches
Statistics
Engine power (stock)
1,420 hp
884 hp
884 hp
Engine power (upgraded)
____ hp
1,000 hp
1,000 hp
HP/ton ratio (stock)
24.48
24.87
15.24
15.49
15.24
15.49
HP/ton ratio (Upgraded)
__.__
__.__
17.24
17.52
17.24
17.52
Max speed
54 km/h
34 mph
50 km/h
31 mph
50 km/h
31 mph
Main Weapon
1 x 120 mm SA46 Cannon
Ammo stowage 48 rounds
Vertical guidance -6°/16°
Horizontal guidance -9°/9°
Secondary Weapon
1 x 15 mm MG 151 Heavy machine gun
Ammo stowage 500 rounds
Mount Loader's cupola
Vertical guidance -3°/20°
Horizontal guidance -35°/160°
Economy
Required RP 160,000 RP
Vehicle cost 390,000 SL
Crew training cost 110,000 SL
Max repair cost*
5,430 SL
10,000 SL
5,800 SL
Free repair time (Stock)
6d 09h
12d
9d
Free repair time (Upgraded)
_d __h
_d __h
_d __h
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