Sabra Mk. 2

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Sabra Mk. 2
Sabra Mk. 2
Details
Tier / Class:
7 MBT
Nation:
Israel
Dealer:
Special
Cost:
5500 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
580
DPM:
3,860
Penetration:
750 mm
Hit Points:
3,050
Hull F/S/R:
240 / 125 / 33
Turret F/S/R:
690 / 465 / 57
Max Speed:
55 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.79 s
Hull Traverse:
30 deg/s
Camouflage:
15%
Vision:
420 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.07°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10 / 0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
35 deg/s

The Sabra Mk. 2 is a tier 7 premium MBT from Israel. Based on the M60A3, the Sabra Mk. 2 is an upgrade package that includes reinforced armor, a more powerful engine with increased mobility, and a 120mm gun.  Although designed by Israel, the design was also purchased by Turkey to upgrade their aging fleet of M60 tanks. About 170 vehicles were produced between 2007 and 2009.

The Sabra Mk. 2 was originally sold with the Marder 2 during the Black Friday sale on the Armored Warfare website in November 2017 and comes with a permanent special camo scheme. As of January 2018, the tank is permanently available in the Web Shop for cash or in game gold.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The Sabra Mk. 2 has a similar play style to the M60-2000, although it trades DPM for higher penetration and greater accuracy. It has a tough turret and a rather weak hull, so playing this tank hull down is the key to success.  If the tank cannot be placed in a hull down position, it should hang back in the second line and provide supporting fire, while minimizing exposure. The Sabra also has a base view range of 420 m, so increasing this with retrofits will allow for better target spotting.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Premium: credit and global reputation earner
  • Tough turret armor allows hull down tanking, and very high penetration for its tier helps it tackle hardened foes.
  • Compared to the M60-2000 it has better view range, acceleration, accuracy, penetration, and ERA.
  • Permanently available for gold in the web shop and comes with a level 5 crew.

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Weak hull armor
  • Compared to the M60-2000 it has worse camo, slower traverse speeds, worse DPM, and lower top speed.

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Breech
  • Augmented Optics
  • Pioneer Toolkit
  • Air Induction Precleaner
  • Enhanced Turret Drive

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander: Philipp Holzklau, Freja Højbjerg

Driver: Off-Road Driving, Spin to Win

Gunner: Quickdraw, Do the Twist

Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

Sabra Mk. 2 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 240/125/33 Steel 690/465/57 Steel Medium ERA 60%vsAP, 80%vsCE
The Sabra Mk. 2 retains the hull and turret of the M60A3. In addition, the tank is fitted with modular passive armor and explosive reactive armor.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm MG253 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm M830 HEAT-MP HEAT Stock 565 600mm 0.08° 1,140 m/s 9s
120mm DM53A1 APFSDS AP Stock 580 750mm 0.07° 1,750 m/s 9s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MT 881 Ka-501 1000 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 55km/h {{{reverse}}} 6.09s {{{0-max}}} 30deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

The Sabra Mk. 2 is an extensively upgraded M60A3. The tank received additional protection, a more effective weapon, new technology and a powerful engine. The Sabra Mk. 2 has been used in the Middle East.

See also[edit | edit source]

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