SIDAM 25

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Sistema Italiano Difesa Aerea Mobile, 25mm
it_otobreda_sidam_25.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
8.0/8.0/8.0BR
SPAAClass
3 peopleCrew
Mobility
14.3 tWeight
3 forward
1 back
Gear box
Armament
4 х 25 mm Oerlikon KBA cannonWeapon 1
660 roundsAmmunition
150 roundsBelt capacity
550 shots/minFire rate
-5° / 87°Vertical guidance
two-planeStabilizer
Economy
170 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
440 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png4 200 / 5 552/2 600 / 3 437/18 620 / 24 615Repair
130 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
440 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 400 Ge icon.pngAces
x 2.08 Rp icon.pngReward for battle

Description

GarageImage SIDAM 25.jpg


The Sistema Italiano Difesa Aerea Mobile, 25mm (shortened to SIDAM 25) is a Rank V Italian self-propelled anti-aircraft gun with a battle rating of 8.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.85 "Supersonic".

The SIDAM 25 is a radar equipped SPAA equipped with 4x25mm Oerlikon KBA Cannons with the ability to fire HEI-T* and APDS. Because of the high fire density, this SPAA is able to destroy planes withing seconds and just needing a few rounds to hit their target. The M792 and Default belt rounds (HEI-T*) contain a TNT equivalent of 54.4 grams in each of the rounds and have a great muzzle velocity of 1100 m/s which makes it easier to aim at the faster flying planes that you will encounter. But until you get the M791 belt (APDS) you can't kill any tanks if they even have a tiny bit of armour, since your maximum penetration is only 3mm. But when you get the M791 belt, attacking tanks will be much easier, with the aquired belt you recieve a penetration of 110mm at 10 meters and 0 degrees, combined with a muzzle velocity of 1345 m/s. But don't waste this belt too fast! You can only take 60 rounds of this belt, so aim your shots carefully! Overall, be very careful with your ammunition considering the firerate and the small ammunition count. 4x550 rpm and a maximum of 660 rounds means tat you can run out of ammo in about 18 seconds of constant firing.

General info

Survivability and armour

Armour type:

  • Aluminium Alloy 7039
  • Structural steel
  • Gun Steel (Cannons)
Armour Front (Slope angle) Sides Rear Roof
Hull 38 mm (46°), 29 mm (46°) Front glacis
38 mm (25°) Lower glacis
44 mm Top
32 mm Bottom
38 mm (10°) 38 mm (89°) Front
38 mm (89°) Rear
Turret 38 mm (24°) Turret front
25 mm (1°) Gun mantlet
25 mm (0°) 25 mm (1°) 25 mm (89°)

Mobility

Mobility characteristic
Weight (tons) Add-on Armor
weight (tons)
Max speed (km/h)
14.3 N/A 70 (AB)
64 (RB/SB)
Engine power (horsepower)
Mode Stock Upgraded
Arcade 301 ____
Realistic/Simulator 188 ____
Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Mode Stock Upgraded
Arcade 21.05 __.__
Realistic/Simulator 13.15 __.__

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: Oerlikon KBA (25 mm)
25 mm Oerlikon KBA (x4)
Capacity (Belt capacity each) Fire rate
(shots/minute)
Vertical
guidance
Horizontal
guidance
Stabilizer
660 (150) 550 -10°/+85° ±180° Two-plane
Turret rotation speed (°/s)
Mode Stock Upgraded Prior + Full crew Prior + Expert qualif. Prior + Ace qualif.
Arcade 71.4 __.__ __.__ __.__ __.__
Realistic 71.4 __.__ __.__ __.__ __.__
Reloading rate (seconds)
Stock Prior + Full crew Prior + Expert qualif. Prior + Ace qualif.
1.3 __.__ __.__ __.__
Ammunition
Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration in mm @ 90°
10m 100m 500m 1000m 1500m 2000m
Default HEI-T* 3 3 3 3 3 3
M792 HEI-T* 3 3 3 3 3 3
M791 APDS 110 101 95 69 52 41
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
in m/s
Projectile
Mass in kg
Fuse delay

in m:

Fuse sensitivity

in mm:

Explosive Mass in g
(TNT equivalent):
Normalization At 30°
from horizontal:
Ricochet:
0% 50% 100%
Default HEI-T* 1100 0.5 0.4 0.1 54.4 ° 79° 80° 81°
M792 HEI-T* 1100 0.5 0.4 0.1 54.4 ° 79° 80° 81°
M791 APDS 1345 0.46 N/A N/A N/A +0° 75° 78° 80°
Ammo racks
Full
ammo
1st
rack empty
2nd
rack empty
3rd
rack empty
4th
rack empty
Visual
discrepancy
660 XX (X+)  (+)  (+)  (+) no

Sensors

Main article: 3JB10

The SIDAM 25 is equipped with a 3JB10 optronic tracking system, with no search radar. The tracking system does not trigger the radar warning receiver fitted to some helicopters.

Msg-info.png Although the tracker can track targets in an elevation range of -20°/+85° once locked on, it can only initially lock on to targets between -20°/+20° in elevation.
3JB10 - Optronic Tracking System
Maximum
Tracking
Range
Minimum
Tracking
Range
Azimuth Tracking
Angle
Elevation Tracking
Angle
Minimum
target speed
5,000 m 100 m 360° -20°/+85°
(lock between -20°/+20°)
1 m/s (3.6 km/h)

Usage in the battles

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Modules

Tier Mobility Protection Firepower
I Tracks Parts Horizontal Drive
II Suspension Brake System FPE Adjustment of Fire
III Filters Crew Replenishment Elevation mechanism M791
IV Transmission Engine Artillery Support

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Has an Optronic tracking system allowing targets to be tracked and providing a lead indicator
  • 550 RPM on the 25 mm guns, a combined 2200 RPM
  • Two axis stabilizer
  • APDS can penetrate 110 mm

Cons:

  • Thin armor, can be hull-broken
  • APDS rounds are a tier 3 modification
  • Not very mobile compared to other tanks and SPAA at its rank
  • Only 60 rounds per APDS belt, o 15 shots total per belt
  • No search radar
  • Can only lock-on to targets -20°/+20° in elevation

History

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Media

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See also

Other vehicles based off the M113 platform:

External links

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