AML-90

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RANK 6 SWEDEN
CV 90105 TML PACK
AML-90
fr_aml_90.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
6.7/6.7/6.7BR
3 peopleCrew
84 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
10 / 10 / 10Hull
12 / 10 / 10Turret
Mobility
5.5 tWeight
172 hp90 hpEngine power
31 hp/t16 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
100 km/h forward
19 km/h back
90 km/h forward
17 km/h back
Speed
Armament
90 mm DEFA F1 cannonMain weapon
20 roundsAmmunition
10 roundsFirst-order
6.7 / 8.7 sReload
-8° / 15°Vertical guidance
800 roundsAmmunition
8.0 / 10.4 sReload
100 roundsBelt capacity
900 shots/minFire rate
2 150 roundsAmmunition
8.0 / 10.4 sReload
100 roundsBelt capacity
900 shots/minFire rate
Economy
95 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
260 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png6 800 / 9 873/5 600 / 8 131/3 480 / 5 052Repair
75 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
260 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 100 Ge icon.pngAces
190 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
180 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png120 % Sl icon.png

Description

GarageImage AML-90.jpg


The AML-90 is a rank IV French light tank with a battle rating of 6.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.95 "Northern Wind".

General info

Survivability and armour

The tank is not very armored, with only 10 mm of armor for the hull, for the turret the armor varies according to the inclination but is between 14 mm and 28 mm. With such paper thin armor, there is a good chance of suffering a hull break and instantly knocking out the tank in one shot.  The driver is centered at the hull and the commander, who is also the tank's loader, is located to the right of the turret and the gunner to the left.  The engine is at the rear and the ammunition is located in the rear of the turret and in the center / rear of the hull.

Mobility

Game Mode Max Speed (km/h) Weight (tons) Engine power (horsepower) Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Forward Reverse Stock Upgraded Stock Upgraded
Arcade 100 19 5.5 139 172 25.27 31.27
Realistic 90 17 80 90 14.55 16.36

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: DEFA F1 (90 mm)
90 mm DEFA F1 Turret rotation speed (°/s) Reloading rate (seconds)
Mode Capacity Vertical Horizontal Stabilizer Stock Upgraded Full Expert Aced Stock Full Expert Aced
Arcade 20 -8°/+15° ±180° N/A 23.8 __.__ __.__ __.__ __.__ 8.7 _.__ _.__ _.__
Realistic 14.9 __.__ __.__ __.__ __.__

Ammunition

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
OCC 60-62 HEATFS 320 320 320 320 320 320
OE 90 F1 HE 13 13 13 13 13 13
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Fuse delay
(m)
Fuse sensitivity
(mm)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Ricochet
0% 50% 100%
OCC 60-62 HEATFS 750 8.95 N/A 0.1 877.7 65° 72° 77°
OE 90 F1 HE 640 10.45 0.1 0.5 945 79° 80° 81°
Smoke shell characteristics
Ammunition Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Screen radius
(m)
Screen deploy time
(s)
Screen hold time
(s)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
OFUM PH90-F2 640 10.2 13 5 20 50

Ammo racks

Full
ammo
1st
rack empty
2nd
rack empty
3rd
rack empty
4th
rack empty
5th
rack empty
6th
rack empty
Visual
discrepancy
20 __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __

Machine guns

Main article: MAC 31 (7.5 mm)
7.5 mm MAC 31
Mount Capacity
(Belt capacity)
Rate of fire
(shots/minute)
Vertical
guidance
Horizontal
guidance
Coaxial 2,150 (150) 1,350 N/A N/A
Pintle 800 (150) 1,350 -10°/+40° ±120°

Usage in battles

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Modules

Tier Mobility Protection Firepower
I Tires Parts Horizontal Drive
II Suspension Brake System FPE Adjustment of Fire Airstrike
III Filters Crew Replenishment Elevation Mechanism OFUM PH90-F2 Smoke grenade
IV Transmission Engine Artillery Support Improved optics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very small size makes it easy to get around and avoid shots.
  • 320 mm penetrating HEAT-FS ammo should be able to take care of any expected enemies
  • Has access to smoke grenades and smoke shells that will allow it to move around unseen
  • Has a roof mounted 7.5 mm that can be good to shoot planes and open top vehicles
  • Armor is thin enough to not fuze some high caliber APHE, most notably from Soviet cannons

Cons:

  • Has hullbreak
  • Only has 3 crew, a single shot will most likely knock it out
  • Only 10-12mm frontal armour, can get penned by .50 cals and other small calibre weapons
  • Very low ammo count of 20 shells
  • Terrible brakes, you will take 20 meters to stop
  • Wheeled vehicle mobility, it's not easy to climb hills
  • Taking smoke shells means having to take less HEAT-FS on the already small ammo storage

History

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Media

The Shooting Range #194 - Metal Beasts section at 00:30 discusses the AML-90.

See also

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France light tanks
  AMD.35 · FCM.36 · R.35 (SA38) · Char 25t · AML-90
AMC  AMC.34 YR · AMC.35 (ACG.1)
AMX  AMX-13 · AMX-13 (FL11) · AMX-13-90 · AMX-13 (HOT) · AMX-13 (SS.11) · AMX-13-M24
Hotchkiss  H.35 · H.39 · H.39 "Cambronne"
Foreign  ▄Crusader Mk.II · ▄M3A3 Stuart