M60

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M60
M60
Details
Tier / Class:
3 MBT
Nation:
United States
Dealer:
Sophie Wölfli
Reputation:
21,600
Cost:
120,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
420
DPM:
2,520 (2,800)
Penetration:
275 (285) mm
Hit Points:
2,600
Hull F/S/R:
112 / 74 / 41
Turret F/S/R:
186 / 74 / 41
Max Speed:
50.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
9.69 s
Hull Traverse:
22.10 (25.40) deg/s
Camouflage:
10%
Vision:
400 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.16°
Max Cannon Depression:
-9.0 / 1.5°
Turret Traverse Speed:
20.00 deg/s

The M60 is a tier 3 Main Battle Tank originating from the United States, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked from the M48A3, and leads to the M60A1.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor : this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
  • HESH: can even penetrate armor with large hit angles

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

With a well-designed turret and ample gun depression, the M60 serves as a viable ridge poker and hull down defender that can also brawl in a pinch. While its hull armor is mediocre at best and its mobility is lacking, it compensates for this with a relatively high rate of fire and good gun handling, along with being one of the first vehicles in the game to offer ERA protection.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent gun depression
  • Well sloped and armored turret

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Poor hull armor
  • Poor mobility

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

To compensate for the slow speed, upgrading to the AVDS 1790-2A Diesel Engine will provide a moderate mobility boost. Upgrades to the firepower should be considered next, as the long-range capabilities of the vehicle can be boosted by the accuracy and ammunition upgrades offered.

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]

M60 Patton Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 112/74/41 Steel 186/74/41 Steel None
The iconic M60 sports a fully cast steel turret and hull to eliminate weaknesses along welded seams, while rounded and well sloped angles provide decent protection against period kinetic penetrators.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

105mm M68 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
105mm M392A2 APFSDS AP Stock 420 275mm 0.16° 1,426 m/s 10.00ss
105mm T298E1 HEAT HEAT 1,695 420 300mm 0.16° 1,173 m/s 10.00s
105mm M393 HEP HE 1,395 420 137mm 0.17° 732 m/s 10.00s
105mm M393A2 APDS AP 1,940 420 285mm 0.16° 1,426 m/s 10.00s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Continental AVDS-1790-2 750hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 50.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 9.69s {{{0-max}}} 22.10deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Continental AVDS-1790-2A 750hp Diesel Engine 270 5,870 50.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 96.9s {{{0-max}}} 25.40deg/s {{{firechance}}}



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

M60 Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
M90 Smoke Grenades 645 14,090 Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.


Improved Rangefinder 835 18,345 Improves Overall Accuracy by 7%.


Improved Gunner Sight 1,045 22,930 Improves Overall Accuracy by 7%.


Improved Ready Racks 3,045 66,765 Increases reload speed by 10%.


History[edit | edit source]

Created by the United States, this main battle tank was developed from the M48 Patton as a tactical upgrade against Soviet vehicles. The M60 was produced between 1959 and 1980, with almost 900 units produced and sold to various governments. Entering active service in 1960 with an eventual phase out starting in 1997, this vehicle has participated in combat primarily in North Africa and Western Asia. Although the M60 has the "Patton" designation, it was never officially given the title, as the U.S. government did not consider it a stand-alone vehicle.

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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