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|16032 HP Hit Points|
|5.17/5.21.84/7 t Weight Limit|
- Commander (Gunner, Radio Operator)
|7589 hp Engine Power|
|34/12 km/h Speed Limit|
|1820 deg/s Traverse|
|14.5148.37 hp/t Power/Wt Ratio|
|// mm Hull Armor|
|175//175// HP Damage|
|19//19// mm Penetration|
▲6.67 Rate of Fire
▲1167.25 Damage Per Minute
With 50% Crew: 1.018 m
With 50% Crew: 1.018 m
|s 5.5 s 5.5 Aim time|
|1515 deg/s Gun Traverse Speed|
|60° Gun Arc|
|-5°/+45°-5°/+45° Elevation Arc|
|120120 rounds Ammo Capacity|
|2020 % Chance of Fire|
|m 250 m 250 View Range|
|m 265 m 325 Signal Range|
The T1 HMC is an American tier 2 self-propelled gun.
The T1 Howitzer Motor Carriage was created in the fall of 1930 on the T2 chassis. The design incorporated components of the T1 Cunningham. Due to the Great Depression, all work on the project was discontinued at the prototype stage.
The T1 HMC marks the end of its American self-propelled gun line.
Modules / Available Equipment and Consumables
|Rate of fire
|II||75 mm Pack Howitzer M1||19||175||6.67||0.8||5.5||155||2780|
|Chance of Fire on Impact
|II||LaSalle V8 75||75||20||300||550|
|II||LaSalle V8 89||89||20||300||800|
|II||T1 HMC modified||7||20||0||1000||550|
Pros and Cons
- Immense Gun traverse range
- Magnificent gun range, can shoot from corner to corner, comparable to tier 4 SPG's
- Has only one gun, so no stock grind
- Second highest hit points of the Tier II SPG's by barely anything, and is second to the G.Pz.Mk.VI.
- Hull traverse is second best and sets the tone for the rest of the American SPG line -- slow but decent
- Only one gun, it doesn't get any better than what you start with
- Ridiculously bad fully-aimed accuracy, coupled with large reticle bloom and slow aim time, second worst for the Tier II SPG's
- Large profile makes it easy to hit
- Second worst top radio range
- Tied for second lowest rate of fire
Overall the T1 HMC is best described as second to something. It is second to nearly everything, be it second best or second worst. In fact it's only the best in gun range and gun traverse range. The range is extremely far, despite mostly seeing maps where this won't be quite needed. The gun traverse range is very impressive, meaning very little hull traverse will be needed. That's quite important as the gun's accuracy is very bad. You will miss quite a lot of shots thanks to the aforementioned accuracy coupled with a slow aim time and big reticle bloom. Self-defense will also be difficult. The large profile won't hide you very much, your low HP doesn't help, and the reload will be the cherry on the dead arty sundae. There is little that the T1 HMC has that makes it better than any other SPG other than gun range and gun arc. Even if you can shoot far you most likely won't hit anything reliably. You don't have the fast aim speed of the FT BS or SU-18, nor the high damage the G.Pz.Mk.VI has if it were to hit. The T1 HMC is best described as an underpowered SPG.
|USA||IIT1 HMC • IIIT18 HMC • IIIM7 Priest • IVT82 HMC • IVM37 • VM41 HMC • VIM44 • VIIM12 • VIIIM40/M43 • IXM53/M55 • XT92 HMC|
|UK||IILoyd Gun Carriage • IIISexton II • IIISexton I • IVBirch Gun • VBishop • VIFV304 • VIICrusader 5.5-in. SP • VIIIFV207 • IXFV3805 • XConqueror Gun Carriage|
|Germany||IIG.Pz. Mk. VI (e) • IIISturmpanzer I Bison • IIIWespe • IVPz.Sfl. IVb • IVSturmpanzer II • VGrille • VIHummel • VIIG.W. Panther • VIIIG.W. Tiger (P) • IXG.W. Tiger • XG.W. E 100|
|France||IIRenault FT 75 BS • IIILorraine 39L AM • IVAMX 105 AM mle. 47 • VAMX 13 105 AM mle. 50 • V105 leFH18B2 • VIAMX 13 F3 AM • VIILorraine 155 mle. 50 • VIIILorraine 155 mle. 51 • IXBat.-Châtillon 155 55 • XBat.-Châtillon 155 58|
|USSR||IISU-18 • IIISU-26 • IVSU-5 • VSU-122A • VISU-8 • VIIS-51 • VIISU-14-1 • VIIISU-14-2 • IX212A • XObject 261|