M10 GMC (France)
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|This page is about the French tank destroyer M10 GMC (France). For other uses, see M10 (Family).|
The ▄3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 (▄M10 GMC) is a Rank II French tank destroyer with a battle rating of 3.7 (AB/RB) and 3.3 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance".
Survivability and armour
- Rolled homogeneous armour
- Cast homogeneous armour (Gun mantlet, Transmission area)
- Structural steel (Counterweight)
|Armour||Front (Slope angle)||Sides||Rear||Roof|
|Hull|| 38.1 mm (55°)
50.8 mm (7-55°) Transmission area
| 19.05 mm (38°) Top
25.4 mm Bottom
| 19.05 mm (28°) Top
25.4 mm (7-52°) Bottom
| 19.05 mm Front |
9.5 mm Rear
|Turret|| 25.4 mm (68-89°) Turret front
57.15 mm (0-47°) Gun mantlet
|25.4 mm (24-47°)|| 25.4 mm (30-47°) Turret rear
50 mm (0-50°) Counterweight
- Suspensions wheels are 20 mm thick, bogies are 10 mm thick, and tracks are 30 mm thick.
- Belly armour is 12.7 mm thick.
- Hull rear sides are protected by attached grousers that gives 20 mm of extra armour.
|Weight (tons)|| Add-on Armor
|Max speed (km/h)|
|Engine power (horsepower)|
|Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)|
|76 mm M7|
|Turret rotation speed (°/s)|
|Mode||Stock||Upgraded||Prior + Full crew||Prior + Expert qualif.||Prior + Ace qualif.|
|Reloading rate (seconds)|
|Stock||Prior + Full crew||Prior + Expert qualif.||Prior + Ace qualif.|
|Ammunition|| Type of
|Penetration in mm @ 90°|
|Ammunition|| Type of
Mass in kg
| Fuse delay
| Fuse sensitivity
| Explosive Mass in g
| Normalization At 30°
|54||52 (+2)||49 (+5)||37 (+17)||25 (+29)||13 (+41)||1 (+53)||No|
|12.7 mm M2HB|
|Capacity (Belt capacity)|| Fire rate
| Horizontal |
Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
- Main cannon penetration and damage is very good for the rank, can knock out many tanks in one hit.
- Good gun depression of -10°, perfect for hull-down positions.
- Front armour profile can resist certain shots, with front glacis steeply sloped and the gun mantlet thick enough to absorb shots
- 5 crew members to replace 3 incapacitated crew members, plus one more with Crew Replenishment modification.
- Turreted purpose-built tank destroyer allows for wide field of fire compared to casemate designs.
- Pintle mounted HMG can offer effective anti-aircraft fire.
- Access to modification "Add-on Armour", that actually helps a lot.
- Has relatively no problem when getting uptiered.
- One of the slowest turret traverse in the game.
- Top hull armour is extremely thin.
- Easy to one-shot from the side by exploding the ammo rack.
- Poor turning abilities, especially while not in motion.
- Narrow tracks, which offer poor off-road performance.
- Turret crew is exposed, leaving the vehicle is vulnerable when targeted by aerial attacks such as artillery or planes
- Below average reverse speed.
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