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 |InTheGame_pros=*The 90mm DCA 45 cannon has better shot effectiveness than even the 8.8cm PaK 43 L/71! |InTheGame_pros=*The 90mm DCA 45 cannon has better shot effectiveness than even the 8.8cm PaK 43 L/71!
  *Very large hitpool for a tier VIII medium  *Very large hitpool for a tier VIII medium
? *Good gun depression allows peek-a-boo tactics on mildly hilly terrains+ *Good gun depression allows peek-a-boom tactics on mildly hilly terrains
  *Weighs about 50 tons (hence the name '50 t'), allows ramming most mediums so as to do more damage when reloading  *Weighs about 50 tons (hence the name '50 t'), allows ramming most mediums so as to do more damage when reloading
  *Although weighing 50 tonnes, it is extremely mobile   *Although weighing 50 tonnes, it is extremely mobile

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FCM_50t (Stock)

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Totals
7350 Cost
1400 HPDurability
54.24 / 57.5 Weight
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Armor
120/80/80Hull Armor(front/sides/rear, mm)
120/80/60Turret Armor(front/sides/rear, mm)
Maneuver
1000 h.p.Engine Power
51 km/hTop Speed / Reverse Speed
40 deg/sTraverse Speed
Firepower
225 damage
212 mmAverage Penetration
7.2 Time for Complete Loading
36 deg/sGun Traverse Speed
Communication
250 mView Range
750 mSignal Range
FCM 50 t
VIII
FCM 50 t
7350
Development was started in December 1945. The vehicle was conceived as an alternative for the AMX 50t and combined archaic features typical of the pre-war French tank-construction industry as well as German innovations. The vehicle was to be equipped with an additional container trailer, equipment for underwater driving, and a demountable mine clearer.

The FCM 50 t is a Tier VIII Premium French tank. It was reclassified as a medium tank instead of a heavy when it was implemented into Blitz to allow the FCM 50 t to enter battles more easily. It can come with 2 rare camouflages, namely the 'Zizou' camouflage, which is mostly blue, and the 'Tito' camouflage, which is mostly white. Both tank and camouflages are meant to commemorate the UEFA Euro 2016, where France hosted the games and were fan favourites to win the Euro Cup

Turretgun

Turret

Level Turret Turret Armor (front/sides/rear, mm) Gun Traverse Speed (deg/s) View Range (m) Experience Weight (t)
VIII FCM 50 t 120/80/60 36 250 0 9000
Level Gun Average Penetration (mm) Rate of Fire Dispersion at 100 m Aiming Time Experience Weight (t)
VIII 90 mm DCA 45 212/259/45 225/225/270 8.33 0.36 2.5 0 2750
Engine

Engine

Level Engine Engine Power (h.p.) Chance of Fire on Impact Experience Weight (t)
IX Maybach V-12 ACC 1000 20 0 750

Level Suspension Load Limit Traverse Speed (deg/s) Experience Weight (t)
VIII FCM 50 t 57.5 40 0 10000
Radio

Radio

Level Radio Signal Range (m) Experience Weight (t)
X SCR_528_FR 750 0 80


Compatible Equipment

Vertical Stabilizer Mk 2
Medium Spall Liner
Camouflage Net
Fill Tanks with CO2
Coated Optics
Enhanced Gun Laying Drive
Enhanced Torsion Bars 5+ t Class
Improved Ventilation Class 2
Large-Сaliber Tank Gun Rammer
Binocular Telescope
Toolbox
"Wet" Ammo Rack Class 2

Compatible Consumables


Player Opinion

Pros and Cons

Pros:


  • The 90mm DCA 45 cannon has better shot effectiveness than even the 8.8cm PaK 43 L/71!
  • Very large hitpool for a tier VIII medium
  • Good gun depression allows peek-a-boom tactics on mildly hilly terrains
  • Weighs about 50 tons (hence the name '50 t'), allows ramming most mediums so as to do more damage when reloading
  • Although weighing 50 tonnes, it is extremely mobile


Cons:


  • Very weak armour for tier VIII mediums. 120mm frontal armour almost unsloped. Turrer only 100mm, so don't expect the armour t
  • Large silhouette, resulting in lousy camouflage value. Sniping from a high position without cover not recommended
  • Without armour, the FCM 50 t will die relatively quickly as anything shooting it will pen it in tier VIII


Performance

For me, my tactics are if I want to get spotted, I will have a highly armoured tankm(like IS-6, JagdTiger 8.8, IS-3 Defender or T34), so the FCM 50 t sort of blew up my playstyle. Without camouflage value, the tank will get spotted very easily, and without armour, FCM will not survive long. Performance really depends on the map, paths to take to flank the enemy (and even that may not work as the enemy could have tanks travelling that way, or have tanks posted there. Without high points with cover, the FCM 50 t is forced to a support role, allowing heavier armoured allies to pop out first before the FCM sticks out as the enemy would usually ire at the tank that first appears. Be wary of snipers supporting the enemy from a hidden area, though


History for this tank not found


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