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M3 Stuart
Technical Information

Primary Allied tank at the start of World War II. Later, replaced by the M4 Sherman.

The inital production version

Update number one

M3A3 (Stuart V)
Had a heightened round tube above the turret. 3,427 produced

M5A1 (Stuart VI)
M5 with the turret of the M3A3; this was the major variant in US units by 1943. A total of 6,810 were produced.

Built by American Car and Foundry during September 1942 - September 1943. Of 3,427 produced, 2433 went to the Allies receiving Lease Lend (mainly to British Commonwealth: Australia, China and Russia), the rest went to the US military.

Technical Details
Crew  Four (driver, gunner, loader, commander)
Armor  25mm hull
Maximum Speed  (road) 25 mph
Turret  37mm Gun
 3 x .30 Browning M1919 MG
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