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=== Mobility ===
=== Mobility ===
''Write about the mobility of the ground vehicle. Estimate the specific power and manoeuvrability, as well as the maximum speed forward and backwards.''
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{{tankMobility|abMinHp= 1007|rbMinHp= 575}}
! rowspan="2" | Game Mode
! colspan="3" | Mobility characteristics
! colspan="2" | Engine power (horsepower)
! colspan="2" | Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
! Max Speed
! {{Annotation|Weight|Vehicle Weight (Tons)}}
! {{Annotation|AoA Weight|Add-on Armour Weight (Tons)}}
! Stock
! Upgraded
! Stock
! Upgraded
! Arcade
| 39 || rowspan="2" | 50.8 || rowspan="2" | N/A  || 1,007 || 1,240 || 19.82 || 24.41
! {{Annotation|Realistic|Simulator uses Realistic stats}}
| 35 || 575 || 650 || 11.32 || 12.80
== Armaments ==
== Armaments ==

Revision as of 21:56, 12 March 2020

Centurion Action X
Centurion Action X
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The Centurion Action X is a premium rank IV British medium tank with a battle rating of 7.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.93 "Shark Attack".

General info

Survivability and armour

Describe armour protection. Note the most well protected and key weak areas. Appreciate the layout of modules as well as the number and location of crew members. Is the level of armour protection sufficient, is the placement of modules helpful for survival in combat? If necessary use a visual template to indicate the most secure and weak zones of the armour.


Game Mode Max Speed (km/h) Weight (tons) Engine power (horsepower) Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Forward Reverse Stock Upgraded Stock Upgraded
Arcade 39 14 50.8 1007 1240 19.82 24.41
Realistic 35 13 575 650 11.32 12.8


Main armament

84 mm Ordnance QF 20-pounder Mk.I Turret rotation speed (°/s) Reloading rate (seconds)
Mode Capacity Vertical Horizontal Stabilizer Stock Upgraded Full Expert Aced Stock Full Expert Aced
Arcade 65 -10°/+20° ±180° Two-plane 17.1 __._ __._ __._ __._ 8.1 __.__ __.__ 6.3
Realistic 10.7 __._ __._ __._ 18.00


Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
Shell Mk.1 HE 15 15 15 15 15 15
Shot Mk.1 APCBC 232 229 216 201 187 173
Shot Mk.3 APDS 285 283 262 239 218 198
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
Mass (kg)
Fuse delay
Fuse sensitivity
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Normalisation at 30°
from horizontal
0% 50% 100%
Shell Mk.1 HE 600 7.5 0.4 0.5 1,130 +0.0° 79° 80° 81°
Shot Mk.1 APCBC 1,000 9.1 N/A N/A N/A +4.0° 48° 63° 71°
Shot Mk.3 APDS 1,400 3.2 N/A N/A N/A +1.5° 75° 78° 80°
Smoke shell characteristics
Ammunition Velocity
Mass (kg)
Screen radius
Screen deploy time
Screen hold time
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
20pdr Shell SS Mk.1 250 9.3 13 5 20 50

Ammo racks

rack empty
rack empty
rack empty
rack empty
rack empty
rack empty
65 __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __ (+__) __


Centurion Action X Optics
Default magnification Maximum magnification
Main Gun optics X4.9 X6.0
Comparable optics ___

Machine guns

Main article: BESA (7.92 mm)
7.92 mm BESA
Mount Capacity
(Belt capacity)
Fire rate
Coaxial 3,600 (225) 600 -1°/+2° N/A

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in the vehicle, the features of using vehicles in the team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view but instead give the reader food for thought. Describe the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).


Tier Mobility Protection Firepower
I Tracks Parts Horizontal Drive
II Suspension Brake System FPE Adjustment of Fire Shot Mk.3
III Filters Crew Replenishment Elevation Mechanism Smoke grenade
IV Transmission Engine Artillery Support 20pdr Shell SS Mk.1

Pros and cons


  • Powerful and high penetrating 20 pdr gun, available with an APDS choice like other Centurions with 20 pdrs
  • Very quick reload time, up to 6.3 seconds per round when in full crew and ace experience
  • Have good gun depression and other traits like other Centurion
  • Good turret armour, up to 240 mm+ thick in some areas
  • Great RP and SL grinder like its Swedish cousin
  • With gun stabilizer


  • With only 39(AB), 35(RB and SB)km/h top speed, its mobility is mediocre when compared to some contemporary mediums
  • Ammo rack in the front (will be empty if 33 rounds are loaded) like other Centurions
  • Small internal compartment (only 4 crew members), easy to one-shot like its siblings
  • Although APDS provide high penetration even in long distances, it provides only punctual damage (Aim carefully)
  • Turret armour is not reliable sometimes due to some lower parts of turret armour is thinner (serious damages would occur if enemies penetrate it)
  • No explosive filler on any AP shells like other centurions in Rank IV


Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the vehicle in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the vehicle and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Vehicle-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with <references />. This section may also include the vehicle's dev blog entry (if applicable) and the in-game encyclopedia description (under === In-game description ===, also if applicable).


Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

See also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:

  • reference to the series of the vehicles;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

Britain medium tanks
Cromwell  Cromwell I · Cromwell V · Cromwell V (RP-3)
Based on Cromwell  Challenger · Avenger · Comet I · Comet I "Iron Duke IV" · Charioteer Mk VII
Centurion  Centurion Mk 1 · Centurion Mk 3 · Centurion Mk.5 AVRE · Centurion Mk 10 · Centurion Action X · FV4202
Chieftain  Chieftain Mk 3 · Chieftain Mk 5 · Chieftain Mk 10
Challenger  Challenger Mk.2 · Challenger Mk.3 · Challenger 2 · Challenger 2 (2F)
Valentine  Valentine I · Valentine IX · Valentine XI
Vickers  Vickers MBT · Vickers Mk.7
Foreign  Grant I (USA) · Sherman IC "Trzyniec" (USA) · Sherman Firefly (USA) · Sherman II (USA)
  A.C.IV (Australia) · ▄Strv 81 (RB 52) (Sweden) · Centurion Mk.5/1 (Australia) · Sho't Kal Dalet (Israel)
  Olifant Mk.1A (South Africa) · Olifant Mk.2 (South Africa) · TTD (South Africa)

Britain premium ground vehicles
Light tanks  A13 Mk I (3rd R.T.R.) · A13 Mk II 1939 · AEC Mk II · Crusader "The Saint"
Medium tanks  Grant I · Cromwell V (RP-3) · Sherman IC "Trzyniec" · A.C.IV · Comet I "Iron Duke IV"
  ▄Strv 81 (RB 52) · Centurion Mk.5 AVRE · Centurion Mk.5/1 · Sho't Kal Dalet · Centurion Action X
Heavy tanks  Independent · Matilda Hedgehog · Excelsior · Black Prince
Tank destroyers  Achilles (65 Rg.) · QF 3.7 Ram · Rooikat 105