M108

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M108
M108
Details
Tier / Class:
3 SPG
Nation:
United States
Dealer:
Zhang Feng
Reputation:
21,600
Cost:
120,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
420
DPM:
2,100
Penetration:
30 mm
Hit Points:
1,950
Hull F/S/R:
32 / 32 / 32
Turret F/S/R:
32 / 32 / 32
Max Speed:
55.80 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.96 s
Hull Traverse:
35.20 deg/s
Camouflage:
20%
Vision:
360 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.17°
Max Cannon Depression:
-5.0 / -10.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
20.00 deg/s

The M108 is a tier 3 Self-Propelled Gun originating from the United States. It is sold by Zhang Feng as the first vehicle in the SPG tree, and leads to the 2S1 Gvosdika. The tree can be by unlocked by playing fifty games using Zhang Feng's vehicles, or using 7,200 global reputation.

Currently, all SPGs in the game are locked to PvE mode.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Self propelled guns: fire support vehicles for PvE missions.
  • Smoke generators : generate a smoke screen around the vehicle.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

As a self-propelled gun, the M108 is best used as a support vehicle for helping the team progress by removing heavily armored targets such as MBTs from the battle. Teamwork is needed for those both working with and playing an SPG. Teammates should be asked to call out targets if they are in trouble, and front-line vehicles should be supported in the battle.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Splash radius around shell, useful for resetting base capture
  • More accurate than higher caliber artillery
  • Decent mobility

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Long reload and aiming time
  • Weak armor
  • Dependent on other vehicles for spotting

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

As the upgrades are very limited and are only marginally effective for the purpose of the vehicle, the Improved Tracks and Upgraded Exhaust Smoke are recommended, but not vital.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Advanced Fire Control
  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Improved Turret Drive

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Freja Hojbjerg, for improvements to aim speed and overall accuracy
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

M108 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 32/32/32 Aluminum 32/32/32 Aluminum None
Decently armored for an SPG, the M108 is relatively protected from low caliber autocannons at range, but cannot withstand large caliber fire.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

105mm M103 Howitzer
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
105mm M1 HE HE Stock 420 35mm 0.17° 300 m/s 12.00s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
Continental AOT-628-1 Petrol Engine Stock Stock 55.80km/h 5.94s 35.20deg/s



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

M109 Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Upgraded Exhaust Smoke 1,200 95,255 Provides a total of eight exhaust smoke deployments with a two-round magazine. Individual charges are on a six second cooldown, with an eighty second cooldown for the magazine.


Improved Tracks 415 32,475 Improves acceleration, top speeds, and traverse speeds on rough terrain and makes the tracks harder to destroy.


History[edit | edit source]

Designed in parallel to the M109, the M108 was created to be a lighter, more mobile form of artillery capable of following breakthroughs with greater ease. Production began in 1961 and lasted only two years, with the design being considered unsatisfactory for use in modern war. It served in Vietnam alongside the M109, where it was valued for its (relative to the M113 and towed artillery) armor and mobility in the jungle terrain. M108s were also used in a direct fire role when American bases came under assault. The M108 was retired shortly after the Vietnam War ended, being exported or turned into training targets. The last of the M108s in service were recently retired by Brazil.

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

In Development: M108