M1A2C Abrams

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M1A2C Abrams
M1A2C Abrams
Details
Tier / Class:
9 MBT
Nation:
United States
Dealer:
Sophie Wölfli
Reputation:
1,620,300
Cost:
15,300,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
580 (590)
DPM:
3,192 (3,609)
Penetration:
700 (725) mm
Hit Points:
3,250
Hull F/S/R:
780 / 180 / 75
Turret F/S/R:
950 / 520 / 60
Max Speed:
60.00 (66.00) km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
8.23 (6.26) s
Hull Traverse:
30.90 deg/s
Camouflage:
9%
Vision:
430 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.10°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10.0/0.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
35.50 deg/s

The M1A2C Abrams is a tier 9 Main Battle Tank originating from the United States, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked with a tier 9 Unlock Token, and unlocks a tier 10 Unlock Token, which can be used on the SPHINX, Leopard 2AX, or XM1A3.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor : this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
  • High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage
  • Gas Turbine : provide a smoother acceleration, compared to an ordinary diesel
  • Modern APFSDSs : are very effective against ERA

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The last of the standard variants of the M1 Abrams platform available in Armored Warfare, the M1A2C Abrams continues the pattern of high mobility and excellent protection the series is known for. While the Abrams’ firepower may not be the best of its tier, its speed and armor allow the it to perform as an excellent flanker, strong hull down defender, and decent brawler.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent gun depression
  • Well sloped and armored turret and upper hull
  • Side ERA protection against HEAT

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Poor stock DPM
  • Abysmal stock acceleration

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Upgrading to the AGT-1500 Tiger Gas Turbine Engine, Soft Kill APS, and TUSK v.3 ERA armor kit early will enhance the already good mobility and armor protection.  Although important, firepower upgrades should be focused on later, due to their high cost and marginal improvement to gun capability.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Augmented Optics
  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Improved Pioneer Tool Kit

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Juan Carlos, to improve the aim speed and crew stats
  • Driver: Spin to Win, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells/Preparation

Armor[edit | edit source]

M1A2C Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 780/180/40 3rd Gen DU composite with graphite coating 950/520/40 3rd Gen DU composite with graphite coating M-19 ERA System 20% vs AP, 75% vs CE
The continual improvements to the frontal arc of the M1A2 culminated in the further improved SEP depleted uranium backed composite package. Additional armor and improved performance continue to bolster the defenses of the M1A2 against modern and projected threats, resulting in a superbly defended vehicle.


TUSK v.3 ERA
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
137,080 1,577,530 780/180/40 3rd Gen DU composite with graphite coating 950/520/40 3rd Gen DU composite with graphite coating M-19 & M-32 ERA System 50% vs AP, 90% vs CE
This kit is an upgrade on the Tank Urban Survival Kit that offers significantly higher protection against HEAT based projectiles.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm M256A2 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm M829A2 APFSDS AP Stock 580 700mm 0.10° 1,680 m/s 8.75s
120mm M830A1 HEAT-MP HEAT Stock 528 450mm 0.11° 1,410 m/s 8.75s
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0mm M829A3 APFSDS || AP || 142,790 || 590 || 725mm || 0.10° || 1,555 m/s || 8.75s


7.62mm Secondary Weapon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18mm 855m/s 0.15° 5.00s 800 {{{reloadm}}}s 400.00rd/min


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Honeywell AGT-1500C 1500hp Gas Turbine Engine Stock Stock 60.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 8.23s {{{0-max}}} 30.90deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Honeywell AGT-1500 Tiger 1500hp Gas Turbine Engine 25,950 298,775 66.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 6.26s {{{0-max}}} 30.90deg/s {{{firechance}}}



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

M1A2SEP Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Spall Liner 41,540 478,040 Increases vehicle HP by 250.


M90 Smoke Grenades 62,310 717,060 Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.


AN/VLQ-8A Soft Kill APS 85,675 985,950 An Active Protection System that has a chance of diverting ATGMs away from the player's vehicle.


Improved Gun Stabilizer 103,850 1,195,100 Enhances accuracy while on the move by 20%.


Improved Ready Racks 210,945 2,427,545 Increases reload speed by 10%.


Improved Tracks 25,960 N/A Improves acceleration, top speeds, and traverse speeds on rough terrain and makes the tracks harder to destroy.


Trophy APS Automatic hard Kill Active Protection System.

Spotting distance: 500m
Number of charges: 6
Reload time: 30 s


History[edit | edit source]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 2018-2020
Service: 2020+
Vehicles Built: cca 20 (7 confirmed)
Operators: USA

The Abrams Main Battle Tank is the current service MBT of the U.S. Army and several other countries. It was developed in the 1970s to replace the aging Patton series in American service. Unlike the failed MBT-70 project, the downfall of which was the widespread use of experimental technologies along with an extremely high price tag, the Abrams was designed to use modern but affordable and reliable components. What made it different from the Patton series was the use of Chobham composite armor and a gas turbine for propulsion, earning it the nickname "Whispering Death".

The M1A2C, formerly known as M1A2 SEP v3 (it was renamed to underline the importance of its upgrades), is the current cutting edge version of the Abrams, intended for American military service. This model was first introduced to the public for the first time in 2015 at the AUSA Expo in Washington D.C. and features a large number of improvements over its predecessor that focus on reaction time, all-weather fighting capability and engagement distance. It has a brand new set of next-gen armor, an advanced sensor suite and the ability to fire the advanced AMP multi-purpose round thanks to an upgraded FCS. The first prototypes were ready by 2017, were thoroughly tested by the military and the first production vehicles are, as of 2020, rolling off the assembly lines in Lima, Ohio.

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