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The OTO Main Anti-aircraft Tank for Intercept and Combat (shortened to OTOMATIC) is a Rank VI Italian self-propelled anti-aircraft gun with a battle rating of 9.3 (AB/RB/SB). This vehicle was introduced in Update 1.85 "Supersonic".
The OTOMATIC is a radar-equipped SPAAG that is capable of shooting proximity fuzed frag rounds, and can destroy planes even in a single, well-aimed shot; therefore, it should be used as such, at least until APFSDS rounds are unlocked, so staying in a cap zone is recommended, as the unit doesn't carry a lot of ammo (90 shells for a cannon with a 0.5s reload). When APFSDS are available, the OTOMATIC may defend capture points against enemy tanks as well, while still dealing with aircraft, or it can switch to a more mobile, MBT-like playstyle, mostly thanks to the good penetration of the sabot rounds and the two-axis stabilizer.
Survivability and armour
- Rolled homogeneous armour
- Structural steel (Radar equipment, Mudguards)
- Rubber-fabric screens
|Armour||Front (Slope angle)||Sides||Rear||Roof|
|Hull|| 70 mm (59°), 35 mm (81°) Front glacis
50 mm (52°) Lower glacis
25 mm (81°), 50 mm (30-46°) Ammo stowage hatch
| 25-35 mm Top
30 mm Bottom
|25 mm (1-40°)|| 30 mm (89°) Front |
15 mm (89°) Rear
5 mm Engine grille
|Turret|| 25 mm (25-45°) Turret front
25 mm (17-83°) Gun mantlet
|25 mm (0-11°)||25 mm (1-10°)||15 mm|
|Weight (tons)|| Add-on Armor
|Max speed (km/h)|
|Engine power (horsepower)|
|Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)|
|76 mm OTO Breda Cannone da 76/62|
|Turret rotation speed (°/s)|
|Mode||Stock||Upgraded||Prior + Full crew||Prior + Expert qualif.||Prior + Ace qualif.|
|Reloading rate (seconds)|
|Stock||Prior + Full crew||Prior + Expert qualif.||Prior + Ace qualif.|
|Ammunition|| Type of
|Penetration in mm @ 90°|
|Ammunition|| Type of
Mass in kg
| Fuse delay
| Fuse sensitivity
| Explosive Mass in g
| Normalization At 30°
Usage in the battles
This vehicle provides abundant play style depending on how players are comfortable using it. You can take full ammo of 90 rounds and hide in a re-spawn point or building as a conventional SPAA. It can do this job very well and you can also reduce ammunition load to join your first-line team suggest ammo distribution 12 APDSFS & 16 HE-VT &2 APHE shell) as supplementary firepower while intercepting aircraft. Finally, when centre on point, launch an offensive because you need APDSFS Supplement.
OTOMATIC is proficient in street combat, the full-automatic gun allows you to ruin enemy troops in a very short time.
Pros and cons
- Radar guidance system
- Equipped by default with HE-VT fuze shells capable of annihilating aircraft within 1-3 indirect hits. Direct hits usually destroy the aircraft
- Excellent scoped zoom for an SPAA.
- Immense fire rate for the gun calibre; 120 RPM for a 76 mm gun
- Two axis stabilizer
- APFSDS can penetrate up to 311 mm, enough to kill any top-tier MBT with a well-placed shot
- Equipped with APHE shells, capable of dealing with many light tanks and the XM-1
- Capable of taking out long-range helicopters, with shells that don't explode until about 4.6 km, allowing for shots well past the radar tracking range
- Doesn't hull break
- The OF-40 chassis provides reasonable protection and mobility (especially compared to the M163 and ZSU-23-4)
- Fantastic turret rotation and elevation speed
- Turret has immensely thin armour, can be penetrated by other SPAA as well as secondary cannons from the MBT-70 or AMX-40
- Several turret-mounted ammo racks that are almost impossible not to hit
- APFSDS rounds are a tier IV modification
- APFSDS capacity limited to 12 rounds
- APFSDS has limited accuracy at range
- HE-VT has a max range about 4.6 km, shells will self destruct when fired past this distance
- Massive profile, very easy to spot and shoot
- This vehicle's reputation precedes it. Enemies will show no mercy
- APHE's penetration is abysmal, and 62mm consistently fails to penetrate the sides of Abrams or T-64s/T-72s/T-80s
- Magazine capacity of 12 rounds. Every round must be individually loaded into the magazine, greatly increasing reload speed
- The gun doesn't elevate fully
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