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M1A1 AIM

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M1A1 AIM
M1A1 AIM
Details
Tier / Class:
8 MBT
Nation:
United States
Dealer:
Special
Cost:
9000 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
627
DPM:
3,200
Penetration:
650 mm
Hit Points:
3,050
Hull F/S/R:
635 / 180 / 40
Turret F/S/R:
700 / 350 / 40
Max Speed:
66 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
6.59 s
Hull Traverse:
31.30 deg/s
Camouflage:
15%
Vision:
440 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.11°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10 / 0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
35 deg/s

The M1A1 AIM is a tier 8 Premium Main Battle Tank. Built and designed in the United States, this Abrams variant is a sturdy choice for those looking for an all-rounder vehicle.

The M1A1 AIM has only been available in the web shop during special events or holidays, particularly United States holidays such as Veteran's Day or the 4th of July which is the date of American Independence. The vehicle also comes with a special camo scheme that prominently displays the year of 1776, a skull decal with appropriate era hat, and the stripes of the US flag.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The M1A1 AIM handles and plays like any other Abrams would: a jack of all trades, master of none. Playstyle is situationally dependent.  It can lead a charge if top tier, but care must be taken, since the armor has the thickness of a regular tier 7 M1A1. The ammo of the AIM is also subpar for its tier, so sniping accuracy is important, as well as focusing on a more flanking or supporting role. The AIM’s base view range is higher than its progression tier 7 and tier 8 counterparts, so stacking view range to assist in spotting is also quite doable. Overall, the AIM’s largest weaknesses are its armor or ammo values, but it is still a solid Abrams type MBT.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Premium Vehicle with better credit and reputation earning potential
  • Comes with special camo scheme
  • Sturdy frontal armor, since it is an Abrams
  • Jack of all trades
  • Higher base view range compared to either the M1A1 or M1A2.

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Is essentially an M1A1 Abrams a tier higher, with regular composite instead of DU composite
  • Ammo is weak compared to that of the M1A2 Abrams
  • Does not come with a level 5 crew. (Additional verification appreciated)

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Breech
  • Advanced Muzzle Referencing system
  • Augmented Optics
  • Pioneer Toolkit
  • Air Induction Precleaner

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander: Philipp Holzklau, Viktor Kirsanov, or Freja Højbjerg

Driver: Off-road Driving, Spin to Win

Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist

Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

M1A1 AIM Heavy Common With ERA
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
Stock Stock 635/180/40 Composite 700/350/40 Composite 0/30/0 Heavy 20%vsAP, 75%vsCE 35deg/s
The first full-spectrum improvement of the original M1, the defensive strengths of this vehicle and its frontal composites are reinforced all around. Alongside various other system upgrades, this vehicle is globally superior in armor, without losing any of the advantages in mobility that the Abrams series has enjoyed.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm M256A1 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Credits Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
120mm M830 HEAT-MP HEAT Stock 427 1 520 0m 600mm 1,140m/s 0.12° 2s 10.8s
120mm M829A1 APFSDS AP Stock 1,344 1 570 0m 650mm 1,575m/s 0.11° 2s 10.8s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
Honeywell AGT-1500 1500 hp Gas Turbine Engine Stock Stock 66km/h 6.59s 31.30deg/s


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

After the XM1 contract had been won, the next step in the vehicle's development involved producing the FSED (Full Scale Engineering Development). The M1A1 AIM was an improvement on the American main battle tank's previous design, but did not incorporate many external elements, improving instead on minor details like armored sideskirts and an improved FCS.

See also[edit | edit source]

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