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== General info ==
 
== General info ==
 
=== Survivability and armour ===
 
=== Survivability and armour ===
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== History ==
 
== History ==

Revision as of 15:57, 6 October 2019

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M48A2 C
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This page is about the German medium tank M48A2 C. For the version in the American tree, see M48A1.

Description

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The M48A2 C is a rank V German medium tank with a battle rating of 7.3 (AB/SB) and 7.0 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision".

General info

Survivability and armour

The armour of the M48A2 C is identical to the US M48A1. The ammo rack in the turret is removed and the shape of the front hull ammo racks are improved.

Mobility

Write about the mobility of the ground vehicle. Estimate the specific power and manoeuvrability, as well as the maximum speed forward and backwards.

Mobility characteristic
Weight (tons) Add-on armour
weight (tons)
Max speed (km/h)
47.8 N/A  ?? (AB)
 ?? (RB/SB)
Engine power (horsepower)
Mode Stock Upgraded
Arcade 1279  ???
Realistic/Simulator 730 825
Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Mode Stock Upgraded
Arcade  ??.??  ??.??
Realistic/Simulator  ??.?? 17.26

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: M41 (90 mm)
90 mm M41
Capacity Vertical
guidance
Horizontal
guidance
Stabilizer
46 -9°/+19° ±180° N/A
Turret rotation speed (°/s)
Mode Stock Upgraded Prior +
Full crew
Prior +
Expert qualif.
Prior +
Ace qualif.
Arcade  ??.??  ??.??  ??.??  ??.??  ??.??
Realistic  ??.??  ??.??  ??.??  ??.?? 24.00
Reloading rate (seconds)
Stock Prior +
Full crew
Prior +
Expert qualif.
Prior +
Ace qualif.
 ??.??  ??.??  ??.?? 7.5

Ammunition

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration @ 90° (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
DM502 HESH 102 102 102 102 102 102
M332 shot APCR 320 316 292 265 240 218
M431 shell HEATFS 320 320 320 320 320 320
M71 shell HE 13 13 13 13 13 13
M82 shot APCBC 185 182 170 155 142 130
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Fuse delay
(m)
Fuse sensitivity
(mm)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Normalisation at 30°
from horizontal
Ricochet
0% 50% 100%
DM502 HESH 853 10.6 0.4 0.1 3052.8 +0.0° 73°  ??° 80°
M332 shot APCR 1,249 5.7 N/A N/A N/A +1.5° 66° 70° 72°
M431 shell HEATFS 1,216 5.8 N/A 0.1 712.6 +0.0° 65° 72° 75°
M71 shell HE 823 10.55 0.1 0.5 925 +0.0° 79° 80° 81°
M82 shot APCBC 853 10.94 1.2 14.0 137.2 +4.0° 48°  ??° 71°
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)
M313 821 10.7 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
46  ?? (+??)  ?? (+??)  ?? (+??)  ?? (+??)  ?? (+??)  ?? (+??)  ??

Optics

M48A2 C Optics
Default magnification Maximum magnification
Main Gun optics X6.7 X8.0
Comparable optics  ???

Machine guns

12.7 mm M85
Commander cupola mount
Capacity
(Belt capacity)
Fire rate
(shots/minute)
Vertical
guidance
Horizontal
guidance
900 (200) 625 -10°/+60° ±180°
7.62 mm M73
Coaxial mount
Capacity
(Belt capacity)
Fire rate
(shots/minute)
Vertical
guidance
Horizontal
guidance
5,950 (250) 500 N/A 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).

Modules

Tier Mobility Protection Firepower
I Tracks Parts Horizontal Drive Smoke grenade M82 shot
II Suspension Brake System FPE Adjustment of Fire DM502
III Filters Crew Replenishment Elevation Mechanism M431 shell NVD
IV Transmission Engine Artillery Support M313 Rangefinder

Pros and cons

Summarise and briefly evaluate the vehicle in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark its pros and cons in a bulleted list. Try not to use more than 6 points for each of the characteristics. Avoid using certain definitions such as "bad", "good" and the like - use substitutions with softer forms such as "inadequate" and "effective".

Pros:

Cons:

  • Cannot effectively destroy enemy vehicles with its stock M332 APCR shell

History

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).

Media

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

See also

  • M48A1 - Basic M48 version that the M48A2 C was upgraded from.
  • Magach 3 (USA) - An upgraded M48 tank from a pack in the USA tech tree.

External links


Germany medium tanks
  Nb.Fz.
Pz.III  Pz.III B · Pz.III E · Pz.III F · Pz.III J · Pz.III J1 · Pz.III J1 TD · Pz.III L · Pz.III M · Pz.III N
Pz.IV  Pz.IV C · Pz.IV E · Pz.IV F1 · Pz.IV F2 · Pz.IV G · Pz.IV H · Pz.IV J · Pz.Bef.Wg.IV J
Pz.V  Panther A · Panther D · Panther F · Panther G · Ersatz M10 · Panther II
Trophies  ▀M4 748 (a) · ▀T 34 747 (r)
Post-war  KPz-70 · mKPz M47 G · M48A2 C · M48A2 G A2 · M48 Super
Leopard 1  Leopard I · Leopard A1A1 · Leopard A1A1 (L/44) · Leopard 1A5 · C2A1
Leopard 2  Leopard 2K · Leopard 2A4 · Leopard 2A5 · Leopard 2A6