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?|The tank has an excellent top-end gun and good dynamic performance. However, the magazine reload is even longer than its predecessor. Something to note is that the gun depression of the AMX 13 75 (and AMX 13 90 in extension) is much better than the AMX 12t's. It's gun elevation, however, still remains very poor.+
?The AMX 13 75 is not your typical light tank to play. It gets put in matches with tanks ranging from tier IV to tier X. The best way to play it is to let others go ahead, and when they make contact go and support where you can. Due to its speed, the AMX 13 75 can easily move between engagements, deliver 6 rounds, and then retreat and move while reloading.+
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?image:AMX_13_75_001.jpg{{!}}AMX_13_75_001+
?image:AMX_13_75_002.jpg{{!}}AMX_13_75_002+
?image:AMX_13_75_003.jpg{{!}}AMX_13_75_003+
?image:AMX_13_75_004.jpg{{!}}AMX_13_75_004+
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?|InTheGame_pros=+
?*Auto-loader leads to high rate of fire and damage per second.+
?*Good radio+
?*Accurate top gun+
?*Excellent turret rotation speed+
?*The low silhouette+
?*Fast reverse speed+
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?|InTheGame_cons=+
?*Poor accuracy at range+
?*Weak armour+
?*Only has 6 shot canisters+
?*Low penetration+
?*Poor gun elevation+
?*Vulnerable to arty+
?*Only 3 crew, 2 of which are loaders+
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?|InTheGame_performance=+
?Effective flanker and breakthrough tank. Very effective at flank and rear attacks. Good at rapidly finishing off an enemy tank/s. Is let down by weak armour and low penetration. Can only attack reliably rear/side armour on German tanks or general low tier tanks. Crew injuries can really hit canister reload times. Can be an effective scout but armour is too vulnerable and canister reload limits survivability.+
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?TopGun and or Engines, then tracks and radio.+
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?Equipment+
?In the absence of gun-rammer and vertical - stabilizer, use Gun Laying Drive and Crew Ventilation (among other things, it will reduce drum loading time). The third module is placed either camouflage (for fans of passive scouting), or coated optics (for fans of active scouting). Alternatively, the Gun Laying Drive can be changed to the Repair Box, which, together with 100% of repairs will allow phenomenally quick fix in case the tracks are broken.+
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?Equipment+
?Repair kit is required for any tank in case the tracks break. A medic kit here will be more useful than on the other tanks, as the commander and gunner on the AMX 13-75 combine their specialty with a radio operator and loader, so that their death could jeopardize the success of the tank. You should also take a fire extinguisher, because French could be lit on fire at times.+
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?Allowance of ammunition+
?36 rounds with such a high rate of fire - this, of course, very little. Yes, and reload the drum on the run in the heat of battle is extremely dangerous. So take some armor-piercing rounds or gold rounds, if there is no shortage of gold.+
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?|History=+
?[[image:Amx13.jpg|thumb|200px|left|AMX 13]]+
?The AMX-13 is a French light tank produced from 1953 to 1985 (''The AMX 13 75 version was produced until 1966.''). It served with the French Army and was exported to over twenty-five other nations. Named after its initial weight of 13 tonnes, and featuring a tough and reliable chassis, it was fitted with an oscillating turret built by GIAT Industries (now Nexter) with revolver type magazines which was also used on the Austrian SK-105 Kürassier. Including prototypes and export versions there are over a hundred variants including self-propelled gun, anti-aircraft systems, APCs, and ATGM versions. Sporting a modified version of the Panther's 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 gun with dual 6 round autoloading magazines, it allowed a quick succession of shots. However, it could not be reloaded from within the vehicle and required disengaging from contact, finding cover for the crew to dismount and reload, then re-engaging the enemy. Total production of the AMX-13 family is approximately 7,700 units, around 3,400 of which were exported.+
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?Tibits+
?- The turret of the AMX 13 75 was mounted onto some Shermans to help augment their firepower+
?== Design and Features ==+
?The tank was designed at the Atelier de Construction d'Issy-les-Moulineaux in 1946 to meet a requirement for an air-portable vehicle to support paratroopers, the first prototype ran from 1948. The compact chassis had torsion bar suspension with five road-wheels and two return rollers; the engine runs the length of the tank on the right side with the driver on the left. It features an uncommon two-part oscillating turret where the gun is fixed to the turret and the entire upper turret changes elevation. The turret is set to the rear of the vehicle and holds the commander and gunner. The original 75 mm gun, allegedly modelled on the German 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 gun (used, among others, in the Panther tank) but firing very different ammunition from a shorter barrel, was fed with an automatic loading system in two six-round magazines located in the turret's bustle. The twelve rounds available in the loaders meant that the crew could engage targets quickly, however once those rounds were expended the vehicle had to retreat to cover and the crew reload them from outside the vehicle.+
?Production began at ARE (Atelier de Construction Roanne) from 1952, with the first tanks delivered the following year. In 1964 production was transferred to Creusot-Loire at Chalon-sur-Saône, as the ARE moved to building the AMX 30 MBT, and the numbers produced declined significantly.+
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?== Additional Characteristics ==+
?* Ground clearance: 370 mm (15 in)+
?* Fording: 600 mm (24 in)+
?* Vertical obstacle 650 mm (26 in)+
?* Trench: 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)+
?* Gradient 60%+
?* Side slope: 60%+
?* NBC system: None+
?* Night vision: Optional+
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?|HistoricalGallery=+
?image:AMX_13_75_Front.jpg+
?image:AMX_13_75_Rear.jpg+
?image:AMX_13_75_Right_Side.jpg+
?image:AMX_13_75_Left_Side.jpg+
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?* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMX-13 History Article (minus comment in italics)+
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