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Revision as of 13:44, 22 March 2019

RANK 4 FRANCE
Somua SM PACK
T32E1
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T32E1
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7.7 7.7 7.7
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Research:120 000 Specs-Card-Exp.png
Purchase:300 000 Specs-Card-Lion.png
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Description

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The Heavy Tank T32E1 is a Rank V American heavy tank with a battle rating of 7.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.83 "Masters of the Sea".

General info

Survivability and armour

Armour Front (Slope Angle) Sides Rear Roof
Hull 127 mm (54-70 degrees) Upper Glacis

95.25 mm (26-46 degrees) Lower Glacis

76.2 mm 50.8 mm 38.1 mm
Turret 298.4 mm (8-21 degrees) Turret front

298.4 mm (0 - 80 degrees) Gun mantlet.

152.4 - 196 mm (3-42 degrees) 152.4 mm (0-72 degrees) 25.4 mm

Mobility

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

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: T15E2 (90 mm)

1 x T15E2 90 mm gun

  • Reload speed: 15-18 seconds.
Type of Shell Penetration at 100 m Muzzle velocity Explosive Filler (in grams)
T41 APCBC 204 mm

Additional armament

Some tanks are armed with several guns in one or more turrets. Evaluate the additional weaponry and advise on its use. Describe the ammunition available for additional weaponry. Advise about how to use them and how to fill the ammunition storage. If there is no additional weaponry remove this subsection.

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.

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 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).

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Removal of the hull MG port = one less weak spot to worry about
  • Same hard-hitting 90mm gun as on the original T32
  • Great turret armour; all but invincible when hull-down
  • Good hull armour; can take a hit or two, especially if angled correctly
  • T41 AP shell has outstanding post-penetration damage
  • Reasonably mobile for a heavy tank
  • Great gun depression; good for hull-down tactics

Cons:

  • Ammo rack in the middle of the tank; a shell strike and penetration there can result in instantaneous destruction
  • Long reload time of 15-18 seconds
  • Small but noticeable shot trap where the mantlet meets the hull; enemies may try to shoot there
  • Stock AP round doesn't have explosive filler, making killing enemy tanks somewhat difficult

History

Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the ground vehicle in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/historical reference" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/Name-vehicles/historical reference) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to include links to sources at the end of the article.

Media

An excellent addition to the article will be video guides, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

Read 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.

ETC.

Sources

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • other literature.


USA heavy tanks
M4 Jumbo  M4A3E2 · Cobra King · M4A3E2 (76) W
Small-scale series  T14 · M6A1 · T26E1-1
Post-war  T29 · T30 · T32 · T32E1 · T34 · M103