Palmaria

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Palmaria
Palmaria
Details
Tier / Class:
7 SPG
Nation:
Italy
Dealer:
Zhang Feng
Reputation:
540,300
Cost:
6,080,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
790
DPM:
3,950 (4,389)
Penetration:
52 mm
Hit Points:
2,375
Hull F/S/R:
70 / 35 / 35
Turret F/S/R:
70 / 70 / 18
Max Speed:
59.40 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
6.16 (5.03) s
Hull Traverse:
25.30 (31.10) deg/s
Camouflage:
20%
Vision:
370 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.16°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10.0 / -5.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
12.00 deg/s

The Palmaria is a tier 7 Self-Propelled Gun originating from Italy, and is sold by Zhang Feng. It can be unlocked from the 2S3 Akatsiya, and leads to the M109A6 Paladin.

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

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Self propelled guns: fire support vehicles for PvE missions.
  • High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

As a self-propelled gun, the Palmaria 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]

  • Aim time and accuracy are an improvement over the last two vehicles in the tree
  • High mobility
  • Good armor for an SPG, front plate can resist light autocannon rounds

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Very large target

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Improved Fire Control Systems and Improved Ready Racks will increase effective damage output. Upgrading to the MB 837 Ka-500 Diesel Engine will expedite movement between firing locations, but other upgrades such as the Spall Liner and Upgraded Exhaust Smoke are less important and should be researched later.

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]

Palmaria 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 70/35/35 Steel 70/70/18 Aluminum 0/0/0 None 22.00deg/s
Built on the OF-40 Chassis, the Palmaria is exceptionally armored for a SPG, offering resistance to light and medium autocannon fire.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

155mm L39 Howitzer
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
155mm M107 HE HE Stock 1 790 6m 52mm 300m/s 0.16° 5.5s 12.00s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
MTU MB 837 Ea-500 Diesel Engine Stock Stock 59.40km/h 6.16s 25.30deg/s


MTU MB 837 Ka-500 Diesel Engine 7,140 155,155 59.40km/h 5.03s 31.10deg/s



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Palmaria Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Spall Liner 11,425 248,240 Increases vehicle HP by 150.


GALIX 17 Smoke Grenades 17,135 372,365 Provides a total of eight smoke deployments with a two-round magazine. Individual charges are on a six second cooldown, with an eighty second cooldown for the magazine.


Improved Fire Control System 24,095 523,635 Reduces aim time by 20%.


Improved Ready Racks 58,010 1,260,605 Increases reload speed by 10%


History[edit | edit source]

Designed by OTO Melara in Italy for the export market, this self-propelled howitzer was first developed in 1977, with prototypes being tested in 1981. While the design was successful, the end of the Cold War allowed for a surplus of indirect fire systems to flood the market, limiting sales to Libya, Nigeria, and Argentina, although the latter only purchased the turrets for their domestic chassis.

See also[edit | edit source]