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Nation Flag of Norway Norway
Class Armored Recon
Cost 35 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 2 / Side 1 / Rear 1 / Top 1
Icon WALB Strength 10
Size Small
Optics

Very Good

Speed 55 km/h
Road Speed 110 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Medium
Fuel Capacity 450 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 400 km
Icon WALB Year 1975
Icon WALB Type Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Weapons
Main Gun D/925 (90mm)
MMG M2 Browning (12.7mm)

The NM116 is a Norwegian Cavalry Tank that first appears in Wargame: AirLand Battle.

History Edit

The M24 Chaffee light tank was first fielded in the last months of WW2 to replace the M3 Stuart in the US and allied armies. Although it saw some combat during WW2, it was really tested in Korea against North-Korean T-34/85.

The M24’s 75mm gun proved hardly able to penetrate the communist tank’s armor, and itself was severely under-armored to withstand the T-34’s 85mm volleys. It was therefore only used as fire support for the infantry (as was the case for the French M24 squadron at Dien Bien Phu) or as a recon tank.

It is in this later role that it survived up to the 70’s in the Norwegian Army, before being modernized from 1972. The upgraded variant, renamed NM116, had better motorization and fire-control, and its outdated 75mm gun replaced with a French 90mm quite similar to that of the AML 90 Lynx.

Norway retired the NM116 from service in 1993 and the M24 also saw service with Pakistan, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and many more.

Weapons Edit

Red Dragon Edit

Weapons D925 WRD Icon M2 Browning
Type Main Gun MMG No Weapon
Name D/925 M2 Browning
Caliber 90mm HEAT 12.7mm
Ammo x 26 x 900
Range Ground = 1925 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = 1050 m
Helicopters = 875 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 40% 15%
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A 5%
AP Power 10 N/A
HE Power 3 .75
Icon WALB Suppression 104 90
Rate of fire 7 r/min 652 r/min

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