M41 Walker Bulldog

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M41 Walker Bulldog
M41 Walker Bulldog
Tier / Class:
1 LT
United States
Sophie Wölfli
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
220 (250)
2,165 (2,461)
208 (223) mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
32 / 25 / 19
Turret F/S/R:
25 / 25 / 25
Max Speed:
72.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.66 (5.39) s
Hull Traverse:
40.80 deg/s
415 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-9.7 / -9.7°
Turret Traverse Speed:
36.00 deg/s

The M41 Walker Bulldog is a tier 1 Light Tank originating from the United States. It is sold by Sophie Wölfli and leads to the M48A3, T92 LT, and LAV-150.

This vehicle is one of the three starting vehicles in Armored Warfare, along with the PT-85 and Type 62. It is by default unlocked and owned by new players, and can be purchased for free from Wölfli if sold.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Invisible movement: motion does not reduce camouflage factor.
  • Designated target: vehicle has the ability to designate targets that are within line of sight and vision range. Designated targets are called out and takes increased damage.
  • Magazine loader: allows you to fire several rounds without reloading.

Player recommendations[edit | edit source]

Featuring a powerful eleven round clip and strong acceleration and mobility, the M41 is the first example of a fast, mobile, and powerful light tank in Armored Warfare. The downsides to this vehicle include its armor, which is just about nonexistent, and its long reload in between magazines. This vehicle is best played as a quick and dirty brawler, focusing on overwhelming firepower in a short amount of time.

Pros and cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Good mobility
  • Excellent gun depression
  • High burst damage
  • Access to HEAT makes it a very good flanker

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Negligible armor
  • High clip reload

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Upgrading the firepower through the improved rangefinder and improved ammunition makes the large burst capability of the M41 even more devastating. Another upgrade which should be considered early on is the AOS-895-5 Petrol Engine, which heavily improves top speed and acceleration.

Retrofit suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Electro-Optical Absorbing Paint
  • Advanced Fire Control
  • Improved Telescopic Lens
  • Improved Gun Breech

Commander and crew skill suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Sabrina Washington, for vision range, camo, and accuracy improvements
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Quick Draw, Sharpshooter
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells/Preparation

Armor[edit | edit source]

M41 Stock Armor
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 32/25/19 Steel 25/25/25 Steel 0/0/0 None 36.00deg/s
The M41 Walker Bulldog is an air-droppable light tank constructed of steel. It is frontally resistant to some machine gun fire but offers no protection against conventional tank firepower.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

76mm M32 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
76mm M319 HVAPDS AP Stock 11 220 0m 208mm 1,257m/s 12.00rd/min 0.13° 2.30s 14.00s
76mm M352 HE HE Stock 11 250 0.50m 25mm 732m/s 12.00rd/min 0.18° 2.50s 14.00s
76mm M331A2 AP AP 250 11 250 0m 223mm 1,260m/s 12.00rd/min 0.13° 2.30s 14.00s
76mm M496 HEAT HEAT 320 11 250 0m 220mm 1,082m/s 12.00rd/min 0.16° 2.40s 14.00s

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
Continental AOS-895-3 500hp Petrol Engine Stock Stock 72.00km/h 5.66s 40.80deg/s

Continental AOS-895-5 525hp Petrol Engine 50 870 72.00km/h 5.39s 40.80deg/s

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

M41 Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
M90 Smoke Grenades 110 2,085 Provides a total of nine exhaust smoke deployments with a three-round magazine. Individual charges are on a three second cooldown, with a sixty second cooldown for the magazine.

Improved Rangefinder 160 3,045 Improves overall accuracy by 10%.

History[edit | edit source]

Designed by the United States, the M41 was built to replace the M24 Chaffee as a superior light tank, adept at scouting but possessed of a more powerful armament. It was only in service from 1953 through the late 1960’s in the US Army, though many other countries continue to use modified versions of the vehicle. When operated by the United States, the M41 saw combat in Northeast and Southeast Asia.

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