M4A1 (FL10)

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General info

The M4A1 (FL10) Sherman in the garage.

The M4A1 (FL10) is a gift Rank III French medium tank with a battle rating of 4.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

One of the best ways to use the M4A1 (FL10) is to use its mobility to try to flank the enemy team so that you can get try and get quick kills using the Autoloader.

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Powerful autoloader
  • Good penetration and damage
  • Good mobility

Cons:

  • Small range of elevation and depression.
  • Loading empty autoloader takes a good portion of a minute.
  • Doesn't have that much armour (M4A1 chassis)

Specifications

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Armaments

1 x 75 mm SA70 L/57 cannon (60 rounds)
1 x 7,5 mm MAC 31 machine gun (4,950 rounds)

Main armament

1 x 75 mm SA70 L/57 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 60 Shells
  • Fire Rate: 12 shots per minute
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 9°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 24.7°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 45.0s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
1 x 75 mm SA70 L/57 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 60 Shells
  • Fire Rate: 12 shots per minute
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 9°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 24.7°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 45.0s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
1 x 75 mm SA70 L/57 cannon
  • Ammunition Capacity: 60 Shells
  • Fire Rate: 12 shots per minute
  • Gun Depression: -6°
  • Gun Elevation: 9°
  • Turret Rotation Speed: 24.7°/s (Stock), __._°/s (Upgraded), __._°/s (Prior + Full Crew), __._°/s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._°/s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
  • Reloading Rate: 45.0s (Stock), __._s (Full Crew), __._s (Prior + Expert Qualif.), __._s (Prior + Ace Qualif.)
Ammunition
Ammunition Penetration in mm @ 90° Type of
warhead
Velocity
in m/s
Projectile
Mass in kg
Fuse delay in m: Fuse sensitivity in mm: Explosive Mass in
TNT equivalent
in g:
Normalization At 30° from horizontal: Ricochet:
10m 100m 500m 1000m 1500m 2000m 0% 50% 100%
POT-51A 168 163 140 110 95 82 APC 1,000 6.4 N/A N/A N/A ° 42° 27° 19°
75mm HE 10 10 10 10 10 10 HE 753 6.2 0.4 0.1 675 +0° 11° 10°
Ammo racks
Ammo racks of the M4A1 (FL10).
Full
ammo
1st
rack empty
2nd
rack empty
3rd
rack empty
4th
rack empty
5th
rack empty
6th
rack empty
7th
rack empty
8th
rack empty
Recommendations Visual
discrepancy
60 55 (+5) 51 (+9) 41 (+19) 31 (+29) 22 (+38) 12 (+48) (+54) (+59) Turret empty:  () no

Secondary armament

1 x 7,5 mm MAC 31 machine gun (Coaxial)

Crew

  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Driver
  • Machine gunner

Total: 4 Crew members

Armour

Armour type:

  • Cast homogeneous armour
  • Rolled homogeneous armour (Lower side hull)
Armour Front (Slope angle) Sides Rear Roof
Hull 63.5 mm (3-62°),19.5 mm (68-88°) Front glacis
63.5 mm (5-54°) Transmission housing
38.1 mm (1-24°) Top
38.1 mm Bottom
38.1 mm (9-66°) Top
38.1 mm (16-53°) Bottom
19.5 mm
Turret 40 mm (32-47°) Turret front
40 mm (12-41°) Turret base
40-60 mm (15-75°) Barrel shroud
20 mm (0-30°) Turret
20 mm (12-14°) Turret base
20 mm Turret bustle
20 mm (17-22°) Pivot ball
10 mm (77-90°) Turret underside
10 mm
Armour Sides Roof
Cupola 20 mm 10 mm

Notes:

  • Suspension wheels are 15 mm thick, bogies are 10 mm thick, and tracks are 20 mm thick.
  • Front armour slope not even, lower part is weaker than top.
  • Hull undersides over the tracks are 9.5 mm thick.
  • Belly armour is 25.4 mm thick.

Engine & mobility

Weight: 30.3 ton

Max Speed: 42 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 713 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 23.53 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: 878 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 28.98 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 43°
Weight: 30.3 ton

Max Speed: 38 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 407 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 13.43 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: 460 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 15.18 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 41°
Weight: 30.3 ton

Max Speed: 38 km/h
Stock

  • Engine Power: 407 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 13.43 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 40°

Upgraded

  • Engine Power: 460 hp @ 2400 rpm
  • Power-to-Weight Ratio: 15.18 hp/ton
  • Maximum Inclination: 41°

Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the _____ from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-fra.png M4A1 (FL10)
Nation France
Type Medium tank
Rank 3
Battle Rating 4.7

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Characteristics
Weight
30,300 kg
66,800 lb
Number of Crew 4
Hull armour thickness
63.5/38.1/38.1/19.5 mm
2.5/1.5/1.5/0.77 inches
Statistics
Engine power (stock)
713 hp
407 hp
407 hp
Engine power (upgraded)
878 hp
460 hp
460 hp
HP/ton ratio (stock)
23.53
23.91
13.43
13.65
13.42
13.65
HP/ton ratio (Upgraded)
28.98
29.44
15.18
15.42
15.18
15.42
Max speed
42 km/h
26.2 mph
38 km/h
23.6 mph
38 km/h
23.6 mph
Main Weapon
1 x 75 mm SA50 Cannon
Ammo stowage 60 rounds
Vertical guidance -6°/9°
Secondary Weapon
1 x MAC 31 Machine gun
Ammo stowage 4,950 rounds
Mount Coaxial
Economy
Required RP N/A
Vehicle cost N/A
Crew training cost 10,000 SL
Max repair cost*
2,360 SL
2,040 SL
1,880 SL
Free repair time (Stock)
20h 23m
1d 06h
1d 05h
Free repair time (Upgraded)
6h 47m
10h 16m
9h 57m
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