AMX-13 DCA

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AMX-13 DCA
AMX-13 DCA
Details
Tier / Class:
5 AFV
Nation:
France
Dealer:
Francine De Laroche
Reputation:
155,900
Cost:
1,920,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
40
DPM:
16,281
Penetration:
180 mm
Hit Points:
1,600
Hull F/S/R:
79 / 35 / 30
Turret F/S/R:
30 / 20 / 20
Max Speed:
61.32 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.96 s
Hull Traverse:
39.76 deg/s
Camouflage:
33%
Vision:
415 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.100°
Max Cannon Depression:
-5 / 85°
Turret Traverse Speed:
82.4 deg/s

The AMX-13 DCA is a tier 5 Armored Fighting Vehicle originating from the France, and is sold by Francine De Laroche. It can be unlocked from the AMX-30B2 Brenus as a side branch of the AMX main battle tanks tree.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Subtle Movement : moving on a low speed doesn't reduce your camouflage factor.
  • Auto Cannon Only : vehicle is armed with autocannon only.
  • Weapon Selection : vehicle has several weapon options that you can switch between during battle.
  • Powerful HE Ammo : causes more damage than regular HE.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros:[edit | edit source]

  • An excellent twin auto cannon with fair penetration and a huge damage potential
  • Good elevation
  • Good top speed
  • Huge ammo capacity (suitable for long PVE missions)
  • Great accuracy (with Bull barrels)
  • Good camo factor
  • Quick reload
  • Smoke grenades

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Unreliable armor (even with additional turret armor)
  • Almost no gun depression
  • Radar skill is fairly useless and reduces the camo factor greatly
  • Bad stability at high speeds - drifts a lot
  • Bad accuracy and strong recoil with Improved Firing Mechanism
  • Rear mounted turret

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Armor[edit | edit source]

AMX-13 DCA Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 79/35/30 Steel 30/20/20 Steel
Steel hull armor offers hull protection against autocannons. The turret is armored very lightly. It's protected only against small arms fire.


Reinforecd Turret
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
20,000 79/35/30 Steel 35/25/25 Steel
The upgrade to the vehicle desigh increased the effective frontal armor value. The overall protection has been increased to 300


Firepower[edit | edit source]

30mm HSS-831A autocannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
30mm L14A2 AP AP Stock 30 150mm 1,025m/s 0.130° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 600rd/min
30mm L5A2 HE HE Stock 30 15mm 950m/s 0.150° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 600rd/min


Bull Barrels
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
30mm L14A3 AP AP Stock 40 180mm 1,410m/s 0.100° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 500rd/min
30mm L5A2 HE HE Stock 30 15mm 950m/s 0.120° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 500rd/min


Improved Trigger Mechanism
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
30mm L14A2 AP AP Stock 30 150mm 1,025m/s 0.250° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 400rd/min
30mm 30-831-L HE HE Stock 40 60mm 800m/s 0.300° 2.00s 60 {{{reloadm}}}s 400rd/min


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
SOFAM 8 Gxb 250 hp petrol Engine Stock Stock 60.00km/h 5.96s 38.60deg/s


Detroit Diesel 6V53T 300 hp Diesel Engine 21,000 65.00km/h 4.76s 41.30deg/s


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

AMX-13 DCA Protection Modules Upgrade
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
GALIX 17 Smoke Grenades XX 8,088 Provides 8 volleys.
Magazine capacity: 2 rounds
Takes 6 s to reload.
Duration: 10 s
Magazine reload time: 80 s


AMX-13 DCA Interchangeable Firepower Modules Upgrade #1
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Improved Recoil Control XX max spread when firing is improved by 50%


Gyroscopic Sight 8,000 Turret traverse doesn't affect overall accuracy.


AMX-13 DCA Interchangeable Firepower Modules Upgrade #2
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Improved Thermal Sight 24,000 Increases effectiveness of spotting through foliage by 30%
Improves vision range by 5m


AMX-13 DCA Interchangeable Mobility Modules Upgrade #2
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Improved Cooling System 25,000 Camouflage factor increased by 2%
Enemy Thermal Sights effectiveness reduced by 30%


Retrofits[edit | edit source]

Proven
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Active Thermal Camera 5,535 Spotting through foliage +60%
Foliage camo factor -20%


Special Ability[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Radar
Ability Radar.png
1.5 s 0 s 0 s increases the range of spotting targets behind foliage.
Reduces camouflage factor.
Vision Range 15m
Spotting through foliage +30%
Camouflage factor -10%


History[edit | edit source]

AMX-13 DCA is a self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle, based on the light tank AMX-13. A very small batch, produced in 1969, never saw action. However, It was in service until the end of the cold war.

Variants[edit | edit source]

AMX-13 DCA Beast
  • AMX-13 DCA Beast

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