␗Light Tank M5A1 Stuart. A typical tank battalion for the US Army consisted of three companies of Shermans and one of the Stuarts. Even if you cannot penetrate heavily armored opponents, you can help your allies by scouting the opposing tanks. With very good mobility and fast reload, the light tank can speed to an optimal position on the enemy's side and riddle them with the 37 mm cannon. In 1942, the Stuarts were generally kept as recon units rather than combat units, and some were even modified to improve speed and range by removing the turret, and others were converted to armoured personnel carriers and command vehicles. The most used variant, the Light Tank M5A1 Stuart, had a completely redesigned hull and turret, with the hull most notably having a full sloping frontal armour than the previous designs. Created by Jake Ultor . A frontal engagement is possible but detrimental as Stuart's thin armour makes any incoming shot lethal. If coming up to heavily armoured vehicles like the KV-1, load the M74B1 AP round for maximum penetration. War Thunder ; Mods ; Tanks - USA ; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo. The British were the first to use the M3 Stuart in Africa in 1941, using it in Operation Crusader. These tanks can also carry an APHEBC round that will destroy you in one shot with little difficulty, to counter you should use your speed to attempt to get a side shot into either the turret or engine. With the fast reloading 37 mm cannon, the M5A1 Stuart can deliver some good-hitting rounds if shooting at the fla… The revised version was designated the Light Tank M3, and given the name "General Stuart" by the British, which becomes part of the name. https://wiki.warthunder.com/index.php?title=M5A1&oldid=82162, Cast homogeneous armour (Gun mantlet, Lower glacis). Uploaded by TempaCola. Specific enemy vehicles that bear mentioning are firstly any Germans with the 20 mm KwK/FlaK38 cannon, this gun might be small but can have up to 64 mm of pen, which is enough to go through the ␗M5A1 Stuart almost anywhere. The encounter also pointed out many flaws in the Stuart, mainly the cramped interior and limited operational range, but was praised for its high mobility and reliability when compared to the British contemporary designs. However, the result ended with heavy losses, due to the better training the German Afrika Korps had compared to the British tank doctrine. It is recommended to attack from the flanks as the weak armour on the Stuart makes it vulnerable to the newer enemy guns that can penetrate the armour with ease. Be aware of this before rushing towards the frontline: limit your maximum speed, know the terrain and anticipate the braking phases. It was one of the first American tanks to be released with the American ground tree in Update 1.45 "Steel Generals". Once it is immobile, go to its side and finish it by shooting its hull sides. Uploaded by TempaCola. Original upload 09 August 2015 3:27AM. A specific concern should be to vehicles with a high rate of fire weaponry such as the SPAA, which might be able to penetrate through weak points around the Stuart with enough effort. It had five machine gun armaments scattered around like the M2 but featured better armour and a better cannon with the 37 mm M6 cannon. High top speed, good acceleration especially on flat terrain, Better handling than it's predecessors, quick turning speeds, Sloped armour can deflect some shots from small calibre projectiles, Gun can penetrate most tanks of this rank, Can quickly rotate in place while not in forward or reverse motion, Roof mounted 30.cal is useful for engaging aircraft, Crew of four leaving one spare, vehicle efficiency decreases after the spare crew is used up, Exposed engine and fuel tank, prone to fires, As with the American 37 mm cannons, AP rounds does not contain HE filler, AP Shots often fail to fragment when penetrating other vehicles, Relatively tall for a light tank, a challenge to find adequate defensive positions. Enemies with strong shells like the Panzer IV with it's short 75 mm and its HEAT rounds could also destroy the Stuart with ease. Note that the penetration of the MG isn't great, so aim for their side armor. Skins and camouflages for the M5A1 from live.warthunder.com. 4,621 of this variant was produced from May 1942 to February 1943. Before conducting an attack, check the ␗M5A1 Stuart's and the enemy's surroundings to make sure no one will ambush the ␗M5A1 Stuart. How do you play it? War Thunder - M3A1 Stuart Starter Pack. A frontal engagement is possible but detrimental as Stuart's thin armour makes any incoming shot lethal. The most used variant, the M5A1 Stuart, had a completely redesigned hull and turret, with the hull most notably having a full sloping frontal armour than the previous … The battles of summer 1944 saw heavy losses in light tank companies. Virus scan. The Stuarts served in the Pacific slightly better than its heavier counterparts such as the M4 Shermans due to its lighter weight and manoeuvrability in the poor jungle terrain, but the Stuarts in the Pacific were gradually replaced by M4 Shermans. Suspension wheels, bogies, and tracks are 15 mm thick. The first variant of the M3 Stuart light tank was very similar to the M2 light tanks. This pack includes: M5A1 Stuart (Rank 2 USA); Thach's F2A-1 Buffalo (Rank 1, USA); Premium account for 15 days; 2000 Golden Eagles; 120000 Silver Lions. To counter, the best chance you have is to angle your frontal armour which can make it difficult for the PzGr 40 rounds to penetrate. Portuguese also picked up a few Stuarts for the war in Angola, and the South African Corps continued using the Stuarts until 1955, where some were still kept in service until 1968 due to available parts. 1933; T-26 No.531; Type 95 Ha-Go ␗75 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M8 ␗Light Armored Car M8 ␗Light Tank M3A3 Stuart ␗T-26 mod. Tank Destroyers (Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Guns) Edit. The Light Tank M3 Stuart is a rank I American light tank with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB/RB/SB). The design did not have a turret basket for the crew and it was constructed out of rivets, which increased the chance of spalling in the tank. Last updated 09 August 2015 3:27AM. In Europe, the Stuarts formed a large part of the American tank battalions, though following the British path by sidelining the Stuarts from combat duties after heavy losses and to serve alongside Shermans as scouting units. Last updated 09 August 2015 3:27AM. The M5A1 Stuart preserves the Rank I style of fighting. Unique DLs-- Total DLs-- Total views. War Thunder. Download War Thunder NOW! This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 10:01. Nevertheless, the first variant M3 saw about 5,811 units produced. Issue: Missing textures were not displaying around the hull of the M5A1 Stuart 5th Canadian Armored Division light tank model. An extra 12.7 mm RHA metal plate is present on the right side of the turret near the pintle 7.62 mm machine gun. After World War II, the Stuarts were given out as cheap surplus, countries such as China, India, and Pakistan picked up a few and used them in their conflicts. Light and medium obstacles (fences, posts, bushes and small trees) are not a problem for the ␗M5A1 Stuart but large obstacles will reduce your mobility: avoid them. The Light Tank M5A1 Stuart is an rank II American light tank with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB/RB/SB). Portuguese also picked up a few Stuarts for the war in Angola, and the South African Corps continued using the Stuarts until 1955, where some were still kept in service until 1968 due to available parts. JawlessStone. High top speed, good acceleration especially on flat terrain, Better handling than its predecessors, quick turning speeds, Sloped armour can deflect some shots from small calibre projectiles, Gun can penetrate most tanks of this rank, Can quickly rotate in place while not in forward or reverse motion, Roof mounted .30 cal is useful for engaging aircraft, Crew of four leaving one spare, vehicle efficiency decreases after the spare crew is used up, Exposed engine and fuel tank, prone to fires, As with the American 37 mm cannons, AP rounds does not contain HE filler, AP Shots often fail to fragment when penetrating other vehicles, Relatively tall for a light tank, a challenge to find adequate defensive positions, 37 mm cannon has low penetration which makes it difficult to fight enemy tanks at its BR, Little armour; can easily be penetrated by enemy tanks. Regenerative steering consists in letting the unsolicited track rotate when the tank is turning instead of locking it. The encounter also pointed out many flaws in the Stuart, mainly the cramped interior and limited operational range, but was praised for its high mobility and reliability when compared to the British contemporary designs. Today, Paraguay is still a user of the Stuart light tanks, though as the only tracked armour used in the country. The Stuarts also supported the British and Chinese forces in Asia against the Japanese Army, and also France and Yugoslavia in Europe against the German Wehrmacht. The second variant, the Light Tank M3A1 Stuart, featured a new turret with no cupola on it, plus an added gun stabilizer. The Light Tank M5A1 Stuart is a rank II American light tank War Thunder CDK Camouflages Missions ... M5A1 Stuart light tanks and different variants of the M4 Sherman – predominantly the M4A4 and the Sherman”Firefly”. War Thunder M5A1 Stuart - "Like Old People Dating" - YouTube In late 1943, all Commonwealth armoured regiments and tank battalions got a recce troop of 11 or 12 Stuarts, a mix of M3A3s (making it the most common model in terms of numbers) and some M3A1s. Created by Jake Ultor . If coming up to heavily armoured vehicles like the KV-1, load the M74B1 AP round for maximum penetration. I notice the missing textures when I was attempting to capture the A point during an arcade battle match on the map Poland, north side of … M5A1 Stuart The second variant of the M5 Stuart series, the main difference of the M5A1 was the improved M3A3 turret. In Europe, the Stuarts formed a large part of the American tank battalions, though following the British path by sidelining the Stuarts from combat duties after heavy losses and to serve alongside Shermans as scouting units. 12. At its basis, the light tank had a 37 mm cannon with a similar layout as the M2 light tank, with the radial engine at the rear and the transmission on the front, though the radial engine was in high demand so the Guiberson diesel T-1210 were fitted in some models to substitute the engine. With its weak overall armour, most enemies are able to penetrate the M5A1 Stuart. Endorsements. The tank commander got a second turret rotator and the ability to control the turret separately from the gunner. With very good mobility and fast reload, the light tank can speed to an optimal position on the enemy's side and riddle them with the 37 mm cannon. Arcade Battles review of the American light tank, the M5A1Stuart. Make sure to target modules and crew positions to maximise the damage. The M5A1 Stuart (5th Canadian Armored Division) is a gift rank II American light tank with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB/RB/SB). The tank had a crew of four: driver, assistant driver, gunner, and commander, who doubled as the loader. None in-game yet. These guns can also fire 10 rounds at 280 rounds/min before having to reload the clip, meaning that they will very easily take out your crew before you have a chance to respond. The design did not have a turret basket for the crew and it was constructed out of rivets, which increased the chance of spalling in the tank. The transmission and the engine are all quite small and low, and the ammoracks are also small, reducing the chance of being immobile or ammoracked. While it lacks the post-penetration damage to disable most enemies in one shot, it can quickly finish them off with its fast reload. The issue is persistent. The most used variant, the Light Tank M5A1 Stuart, had a completely redesigned hull and turret, with the hull most notably having a full sloping frontal armour than the previous designs. The frontal armour on the ␗M5A1 Stuart is pretty tough for a light tank, with sloped 28 mm on the front of the hull, and a large, 50 mm thick gun mantlet covering up most of its frontal turret. Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: Paste links to sources and external resources, such as: © 2010—2020 by Gaijin Entertainment. ... M5A1 Stuart OP so, yeah as the title says, the stuart is rediclously OP, i was in a Panzer IV, stuart penetrated angled front armour, then i was in a StuG 3 aufs E and it penetrated front , it needs to be removed or nerfed seriously < > This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 15:28. A frontal eng… The Stuarts served in the Pacific slightly better than its heavier counterparts such as the M4 Shermans due to its lighter weight and manoeuvrability in the poor jungle terrain, but the Stuarts in the Pacific were gradually replaced by M4 Shermans. From the front the 4 crews are sitting pretty close together, thus making it highly possible to get one-shot by shells with explosives like the Soviet 45 mm AP or the German short 75 mm APHE. An extra 12.7 mm RHA metal plate is present on the right side of the turret near the pintle 7.62 mm machine gun. Nevertheless, the first variant M3 saw about 5,811 units produced. By June 1944 a total of 6,810 had been made, making the M5A1 modification the most popular. Enemies with strong shells like the Panzer IV with it's short 75 mm and its HEAT rounds could also destroy the Stuart with ease. With the fast reloading 37 mm cannon, the M5A1 Stuart can deliver some good-hitting rounds if shooting at the flank at the enemies. Created by Jake Ultor . Virus scan. However, the Stuarts were becoming an ageing design with inferior armour, cramped interior layout, and a small 37 mm gun, so a program to replace the light tank began in 1943 and became the M24 Chaffee, which would eventually replace the Stuarts mostly after World War II. M60 Patton. The Stuart V was the US M3A3, functionally identical to the M5A1, but only built for British use. It was introduced in Update 1.70.1945 "Weapons of Victory". Unique DLs-- Total DLs-- Total views. The Stuarts, other than scouting, were also used in cavalry roles and infantry support since their cannon are unable to compete with the German tank designs. The tank had a crew of four: driver, assistant driver, gunner, and commander, who doubled as the loader. The Stuart light tank design was also quite versatile that it was made into different variants for different roles on the battlefield. The hull is also short and wide enough, allowing it to turn agilely. The M5A1 Stuart preserves the Rank I style of fighting. An improvement over the earlier M3 Stuartswith better front sloping armour, it helps the light tank keep up to date with the evolving tanks o… 4,304. Endorsements. Medium Tanks Edit. Despite their dwindling capabilities in battle, the Stuart was kept in service up until the end of the war due to the large production numbers. This variant had about 6,810 units produced. Discover (and save!) The design used the VVSS bogie system seen on previous American tank designs. It was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision". In the Pacific, the Stuarts were the first tanks America used in a tank vs. tank operation against the Imperial Japanese Army, where five M3s fought Type 95 Ha-Gos in the Phillippines. But it cannot turn in place, has a very slow turret traverse and only 8mm of side hull armour, so a good tactic is to circle with it and utilise your rather quick turret traverse and fast reload. - http://tinyurl.com/PhlyThunder\BEST TANK I've Never Played (War Thunder Tanks Gameplay)Connect With me!! It served as an infantry support vehicle as to the 75mm GMC M8 and experiments were also taken to see if it could be adapted to an anti-aircraft gun and a flamethrower as well. The design used the VVSS bogie system seen on previous American tank designs. All rights reserved. War Thunder - M3A1 Stuart Starter Pack Sign in to follow this . Last updated 09 August 2015 3:27AM. The Sd.Kfz.234/2 (also known as the Puma) is a turreted 8-wheel vehicle with a small profile, extremely high on-road speed and a powerful 50mm gun. The revised version was designated the Light Tank M3, and given the name "General Stuart" by the British, which becomes part of the name. It was one of the first American tanks to be released with the American ground tree in Update 1.45 "Steel Generals". However, the Stuarts were becoming an ageing design with inferior armour, cramped interior layout, and a small 37 mm gun, so a program to replace the light tank began in 1943 and became the M24 Chaffee, which would eventually replace the Stuarts mostly after World War II. I recently took out the premium M5A1 Stuart and noticed it had no camouflages whatsoever apart from the "Standard". Tracks are placed on the turret side and rear that can provide about 10 mm of extra armour. For the B1, either aim for the near-vertical frontal armour plate at the right side of the hull, or the turret ring to incapacitate the commander/gunner, or simply move to its side and knock out the crews one by one by hitting its flat side armour. The Soviet eventually turned down any more offers for the Stuart by 1943. For best chance of penetration, do not shoot its turret side. They predominantly played a reconnaissance and command role. The M3A3 turret had a bustle on the rear, which was used to house the SCR 508 radio with the antenna protruding from the rear roof of the turret. Do not shoot if the enemy is angling! All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews ... M5A1 Stuart light tanks and different variants of the M4 Sherman – predominantly the M4A4 and the Sherman”Firefly”. While its high speed is an advantage, it can turn into a disadvantage when manoeuvring at high speed: the ␗M5A1 Stuart, just like the previous M3A3, will start skidding uncontrollably if you take a sharp turn. M5A1 "Stuart" 5th Arm. 4,300. M5A1s were produced by Cadillac and American Car & Foundry (beginning in September 1943). your own Pins on Pinterest Virus scan. Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: Paste links to sources and external resources, such as: © 2010—2020 by Gaijin Entertainment. The Light Tank M3A1 Stuart is a rank I American light tank with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB) and 2.0 (RB/SB). It served as an infantry support vehicle as to the 75mm GMC M8 and experiments were also taken to see if it could be adapted to an anti-aircraft gun and a flamethrower as well. Compared to the standard M5A1 Stuart which has a bountiful selection. In an intense tank "dogfight", you want to aim with the greatest care, as your 37mm shells won't do much damage, so even a slight miss will result in the failure of killing the enemies' crew. Tracks are placed on the turret side and rear that can provide about 10 mm of extra armour. Skins and camouflages for the M5A1 (China) from live.warthunder.com. The second variant, the Light Tank M3A1 Stuart, featured a new turret with no cupola on it, plus an added gun stabilizer. The Americans used it widely in both operational theatres. The Soviet Union was also another user of the Stuart tanks but found it unfavourable due to their own logistics, plus it was not made to withstand the Russian Rasputitsa or even the winter. The American light tank design prior to World War II, the M2 light tank, was seen as obsolete after observing Germany's Panzer forces tear through Europe. There is also an empty area under the turret crews and in front of the driving compartment, which will absorb those shells with weak damage. Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Edit. If the T-50 cannot move you can outrun its turret and finish it without much difficulty. This variant had about 6,810 units produced. The Americans used it widely in both operational theatres. A specific concern should be to vehicles with a high rate of fire weaponry such as the SPAA, which might be able to penetrate through weak points around the Stuart with enough effort. 1939 ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha Kai ␗LVT(A)(4) (ZiS-2) ␗Light Tank M24 Chaffee ␗Light Tank M5A1 Stuart … Endorsements. The design was to be upgraded with more armour, a better suspension, and a new gun recoil system. With its speed and relatively small size, as well as the ability to scout, the Stuart can be used as a reconnaissance vehicle. When angled correctly, hull down or at a distance it can bounce off quite a few shots. The unit did not participate in the first wave of Normandy landings; however it was transported to France in July and August. In addition, stamped weight-bearing rollers began to be used in the running gear. Even equipped with special hedge-clearing equipment, light tanks often got stuck due to their under-powered engines, making them easy prey for German anti-tank guns. Thinner than on medium tanks, their armor made them especially vulnerable to panzerfausts. Knowledge of enemy vehicle layouts is essential with ammunition lacking post-penetration explosive damage. The main feature of M5 was the Hydramatic transmission with twin Cadillac V8 engine power plant. A typical tank battalion for the US Army consisted of three companies of Shermans and one of the Stuarts. A 5 mm Structural steel box is present, mounted on the vehicle rear. with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB/RB/SB). The design was to be upgraded with more armour, a better suspension, and a new gun recoil system. Download: Manual; 0 of 0 File information. War Thunder ; Mods ; Tanks - USA ; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo. The Sd.Kfz.234/3 and Sd.Kfz.234/4, although being equally deadly, are turretless. War Thunder > General Discussions > Topic Details. Though the British used it extensively, it was still in small proportion compared to American usage. All about equipment from War Thunder: details, 3d models, armor models, modules and crew The ␗M5A1 Stuart reaches 18 km/h when fording and 16 km/h when driving uphill. You can use some quick turns to avoid their guns or tear through the thin armour plate protecting their gunners with your 7.62mm MG. 12. All in all, the Stuart light tank design and its variants were produced in massive quantities from March 1941 to October 1943 with a total of 25,000 units produced. War Thunder ; Mods ; Tanks - USA ; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo; M5A1 Stuart - Rhodesian Camo. The best tactic against these types of targets is to use the ␗M5A1 Stuart's fast speed, get within 200 m from them and attack, with shooting at point-blank range being the most effective way. M5A1 Stuart Light Tank. With the fast reloading 37 mm cannon, the M5A1 Stuart can deliver some good-hitting rounds if shooting at the flank at the enemies. The design also featured a welded armour design to remove the weakness of riveted armour. In the case the M5A1 does come across a KV-1, the recommended course of action to take it out is to get in a point-blank range and fire at the turret ring or engine rear, otherwise, there is no way for the Stuart's 37 mm to penetrate the armour. All rights reserved. The unit did not participate in the first wave of Normandy landings; however it was transported to France in July and August. Though the Stuarts were newer than the Japanese tank designs by about five years, they were seen as equal in performance and firepower, but the Stuart benefited by the support of the American industry arm. Essentially a gift version of the M5A1 Stuart, its cost was $9.99 in the Gaijin Store, but has since been removed and is no longer obtainable. By Stormer_, December 16, 2014 in General Discussion. Suspension wheels, bogies, and tracks are 15 mm thick. Version. This pack includes: M5A1 Stuart (Rank 2 USA); Thach's F2A-1 Buffalo (Rank 1, USA); Premium account for 15 days; 2000 Golden Eagles; 120000 Silver Lions. An improvement over the earlier M3 Stuarts with better front sloping armour, it helps the light tank keep up to date with the evolving tanks of the time. The M5, although agile, is still not the fastest tank at its rank. 4,293. It had five machine gun armaments scattered around like the M2 but featured better armour and a better cannon with the 37 mm M6 cannon. The M5A1 Stuart preserves the Rank I style of fighting. Disabling the enemy gunner on your first shot will be critical to win engagements as you'll most likely need several shots to destroy an enemy vehicle. Today, Paraguay is still a user of the Stuart light tanks, though as the only tracked armour used in the country. Original upload 09 August 2015 3:27AM. At its basis, the light tank had a 37 mm cannon with a similar layout as the M2 light tank, with the radial engine at the rear and the transmission on the front, though the radial engine was in high demand so the Guiberson diesel T-1210 were fitted in some models to substitute the engine. In November 1942 the M5 Stuart light tank was outfitted with an M3A3 turret, resulting in the Stuart series' final modification. No matter if I restart War Thunder or my PC. The Stuarts also supported the British and Chinese forces in Asia against the Japanese Army, and also France and Yugoslavia in Europe against the German Wehrmacht. https://wiki.warthunder.com/index.php?title=M5A1_(China)&oldid=73851, Cast homogeneous armour (Gun mantlet, Lower glacis). 12. Version. All in all, the Stuart light tank design and its variants were produced in massive quantities from March 1941 to October 1943 with a total of 25,000 units produced. Ram II (M4A5) Heavy Tanks Edit. In contrast to the Americans, the British used M3A3s and even M3A1s in addition to the M5A1 in Europe. Unique DLs-- Total DLs-- Total views. The first variant of the M3 Stuart light tank was very similar to the M2 light tanks. A 5 mm Structural steel box is present, mounted on the vehicle rear. Though the British used it extensively, it was still in small proportion compared to American usage. Div. While it lacks the post-penetration damage to disable most enemies in one shot, it can quickly finish them off with its fast reload. Original upload 09 August 2015 3:27AM. The Soviet eventually turned down any more offers for the Stuart by 1943. M5A1 Stuart (5th Canadian Armored Division) : War Thunder : Light tank M5A1 Stuart (5th Canadian Armored Division) - Info The machine guns on the hull sides were removed, so now the total machine guns were reduced from five to three. The acceleration is also so powerful that it causes you hull to rock back and forth during acceleration or braking phases. 4,621 of this variant was produced from May 1942 to February 1943. The casualty rate decreased during the fall somewhat, primarily because they played a lesser role and division commanders tried to keep them out of battles where they might face stronger opponents. Followers 0. When your opposite team has Germany, you might want to reconsider the option of capping a point straight away, since the German Sd.Kfz.234 series are very likely to be there first. This effect is however nullified by the gun stabilizer when driving under 10 km/h. War Thunder. Knowledge of enemy vehicle layouts is essential with ammunition lacking post-penetration explosive damage. However the reverse speed is average: it will not get you out of a dangerous situation quickly but isn't a handicap either. However, the result ended with heavy losses, due to the better training the German Afrika Korps had compared to the British tank doctrine. The design also featured a welded armour design to remove the weakness of riveted armour. Make sure to target modules and crew positions to maximise the damage. With very good mobility and fast reload, the light tank can speed to an optimal position on the enemy's side and riddle them with the 37 mm cannon. Not even a Winter camo. Download: Manual; 0 of 0 File information. Full Name of Vehicle: M5A1 Stuart 5th Armored Division Despite their dwindling capabilities in battle, the Stuart was kept in service up until the end of the war due to the large production numbers. BT-5 mod. The ␗Light Tank M5A1 Stuart is a rank II Chinese light tank With the fast reloading 37 mm cannon, the M5A1 Stuart can deliver some good-hitting rounds if shooting at the flank at the enemies. 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