M48A2 G A2

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General info

M48A2 G A2 in the garage.

The M48A2 G A2 is a Rank V German medium tank with a battle rating of 7.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.81 "The Valkyries".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • armor of m48 makes it capable of taking shots from some tanks without getting penetrated
  • it has the 105mm L7A3 canon instead of 90mm M41 found on the US version
  • has good speed almost as fast as leopard
  • has access to smoke grenade launcher
  • has access to HEATFS and HESH makes the tanks capable to dealing with all kind of threats
  • it's turret is better armored than the US m48
  • roof has very good armor (25mm-70mm)
  • turret has a good rotating speed
  • good gun depression -9/+19

Cons:

  • despite having better armor it's penetrated by most of the tanks it faces
  • raised engine deck prevents tank from firing from back
  • commanders cupola is easily penetrated and can lead to being one shotted if the penetrating shell is a APHE shell
  • commanders turret 12mm machine gun is replaced with a 7.92 mounted machine gun
  • gun breach is easily destroyed making the tank defenseless
  • unlike other German MBTs it doesn't have the excellent zoom

Specifications

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Armaments

Main armament

Ammunition
Ammo racks

Secondary armament

Crew

Armour

Engine & mobility

Modules and improvements

History of creation, combat usage and evolution

Screenshots and fan art

Additional information (links)

References


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