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The FIAT AUBL/74 is a rank IV Italian light tank with a battle rating of 6.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.85 "Supersonic". It features good mobility and a low pressure Cockerill Mk. III 90 mm gun.
Survivability and armour
- Rolled homogeneous armour
- Cast homogeneous armour (Gun mantlet)
|Armour||Front (Slope Angle)||Sides||Rear||Roof|
|Hull||8mm (74°) Upper Glacis
8mm (44°) Lower Glacis
|8mm (39°) Upper
8mm (29°) Lower
|8mm (11°) Upper
8mm (44°) Lower
|8mm (86°) Rear|
8mm (90°) Front
|Armour||Mantlet (Slope Angle)||Front||Sides||Rear||Roof|
|Turret||15mm (51°) Upper
15mm (22°) Lower
15mm (11°) Sides
|15mm (24°) Front
8mm (13°) Turret Cheeks
|8mm (33°)||8mm (11°)||8mm (85°) Front Glacis|
8mm (90°) Rear
8mm (90°) Gunner Hatch
|Armour||Sides (Slope Angle)||Commander Hatch (Slope Angle)|
|Cupola||15mm (0°)||8mm (90°)|
- The side engine grilles are only 5mm thick, so make sure to protect those weak points.
- There is an engine grille on the roof which is also only 5mm thick. A weak point planes might look to take advantage of.
- This vehicle unfortunately hull breaks quite easily.
- A tightly spaced crew of three makes it easily taken out by machine guns and auto-cannons.
|Game Mode||Max Speed (km/h)||Weight (tons)||Engine power (horsepower)||Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)|
|90 mm Cockerill Mk.3||Turret rotation speed (°/s)||Reloading rate (seconds)|
|Ammunition|| Type of
|Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)|
|10 m||100 m||500 m||1,000 m||1,500 m||2,000 m|
|Ammunition|| Type of
| Fuse delay
| Fuse sensitivity
| Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
|Smoke shell characteristics|
| Screen radius
| Screen deploy time
| Screen hold time
| Explosive Mass|
(TNT equivalent) (g)
|32||__ (+__)||__ (+__)||__ (+__)||__ (+__)||__ (+__)||__ (+__)||__|
|7.62 mm Beretta MG42/59|
|Mount||Capacity (Belt)||Fire rate||Vertical||Horizontal|
Usage in battles
AUBL/74 is strongest in a scout and support role playing from visual or hard cover. The HEAT shell can penetrate almost any enemy but the post-penetration damage is quite weak meaning most shots on spread out crews are only disabling shots. With the vehicle's slower than average reload speed, an enemy with a high crew agility and expert qualification can get their gunner back and shoot before you reload, so it is best to aim for ammunition or take out the enemy's barrel or breech. The greater than average speed allows you to get a good over-watch position early leaving you able to scout the enemy easily and take pot shots if the opportunity arises. Playing this vehicle like an M18 Hellcat or any other fast vehicles with good post-penetration is ill-advised as you won't often be able to kill flanked enemies in one shot, leaving you open to fire.
|II||Suspension||Brake System||FPE||Adjustment of Fire||Airstrike|
|III||Filters||Crew Replenishment||Elevation Mechanism||M618A1||NVD|
|IV||Transmission||Engine||Smoke grenade||Artillery Support||Improved optics|
Pros and cons
- 90 mm HEATFS comes stock - HESH and smoke shells are unlockable later
- Rather good traverse and elevation rates allowing for quick reaction to incoming enemies
- Fast on road and medium terrain
- Recoil is not too strong, making aiming the follow-up shot much easier than other light tanks
- Can repair friendly units
- Good multi-purpose tank, both for scouting, ambushing, and side shots
- Can swim!
- Light armour is vulnerable to .50 calibre even at medium ranges
- Bad soft terrain speed, can barely break 25 km/h
- Very prone to being moved by both enemy units and explosions; a bomb going off nearby can flip the vehicle entirely
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|Italy light tanks|
|L6/40 · AB 41 · AB 43 · AUBL/74 · AUBL/74 HVG · FIAT 6614 · R3 T106 FA|
|Foreign||▄M3A3 · ▄M24|