mKPz M47 G

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PRE-ORDER | RANK VI USSR
T-72AV (TURMS-T) PACK
mKPz M47 G
germ_mkpz_m47.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
7.3/7.3/7.3BR
5 peopleCrew
120 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
101 / 85 / 60Hull
121 / 63 / 76Turret
Mobility
44.1 tWeight
1545 hp810 hpEngine power
35 hp/t18.4 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
54 km/h forward
22 km/h back
49 km/h forward
20 km/h back
Speed
Armament
90 mm M36 cannonMain weapon
71 roundsAmmunition
11 roundsFirst-order
7.5 / 9.8 sReload
-5° / 19°Vertical guidance
12.7 mm M2HB machine gunCoaxial weapon
2200 roundsAmmunition
8 / 10.4 sReload
200 roundsBelt capacity
577 shots/minFire rate
12.7 mm M2HB machine gunMachinegun
1000 roundsAmmunition
8 / 10.4 sReload
200 roundsBelt capacity
577 shots/minFire rate
-10° / 30°Vertical guidance
Economy
8200 Ge icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png5500/3480/2160Repair
10000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
480000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1200 Ge icon.pngAces
196 × 2 Talisman.png % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
160 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png140 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png100 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png

Description

The mKPz M47 G is a premium rank V German medium tank with a battle rating of 7.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.71 "New E.R.A." as a purchasable pack, but was discontinued after the 2019 Summer sales.

General info

Survivability and armour

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Mobility

Game Mode Mobility characteristics Engine power (horsepower) Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Max Speed Weight AoA Weight Stock Upgraded Stock Upgraded
Arcade 53 44.1 N/A 1255 ____ 28.46 __.__
Realistic 47 716 810 16.24 18.37

Armaments

Main armament

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Main article: M36 (90 mm)

Machine guns

Offensive and anti-aircraft machine guns not only allow you to fight some aircraft but also are effective against lightly armoured vehicles. Evaluate machine guns and give recommendations on its use.

Main article: M2HB (12.7 mm)

Usage in battles

The MKPz M47 G tank is great for rushing the capture points in Realistic battles. Once there, fall back a little and find a good place for surveying the battlefield while looking for targets to snipe using your great HEAT rounds.

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very good turret - most of shots will either bounce or none-pen it
  • The hull can't be penetrated by most of the tanks it faces; only a few tanks with high calibre cannons can penetrate it
  • Very fast turret rotation, even faster than some rank VII MBTs
  • It has a very potent gun with access to a variety of shells to use in any situation
  • Very good speed and turning ability
  • It has 12.7 mm mounted machine gun which is very an effective AA gun
  • Very good acceleration

Cons:

  • The hull machine gun port and the armour plates around it are deadly weak spots
  • Only -5° gun depression unlike most other American tanks
  • It has very good armour, but tanks with more modern shells can penetrate it easily (though this problem is not specific to the M47)

History

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Media

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See also

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External links

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Germany medium tanks
  Nb.Fz.
Pz.III  Pz.III B · Pz.III E · Pz.III F · Pz.III J · Pz.III J1 · 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  Leopard I · Leopard A1A1 · Leopard A1A1 (L/44) · C2A1 · Leopard 2K · Leopard 2A4 · Leopard 2A5

Germany premium ground vehicles
Light tanks  Pz.II C (DAK) · Pz.Sfl.Ic · Sd.Kfz. 140/1 · Sd.Kfz.234/1 · Ru 251
Medium tanks  Nb.Fz. · Pz.III N · Pz.Bef.Wg.IV J · ▀M4 748 (a) · ▀T 34 747 (r) · Ersatz M10 · mKPz M47 G · Leopard A1A1 (L/44)
Heavy tanks  ▀Pz.Kpfw. Churchill · ▀KV-IB · ▀KV I C 756 (r) · ▀KV II 754 (r)
  VK 45.01 (P) · ␠Tiger · Pz.Bef.Wg.VI P · Tiger II (H) Sla.16
Tank destroyers  Sd.Kfz.234/3 · Sd.Kfz.234/4 · Sd.Kfz.251/10 · 15 cm Pz.W.42 · Brummbär · Panzer IV/70(A) · Bfw. Jagdpanther · VFW