The M22 Locust, while serving rather well as an airborne tank, was reported to be obsolete by January 1946 by the War Office in Britain. New designs were to take over the Locust's role in the airborne formations. What's left of the Locusts in British inventory were given to foreign militaries. War Thunder by Gaijin Entertainment (the acronym is WT) is a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) about WW2 air and tank battles, developed starting from 2009, which is.
Download free macos catalina 10.15 mac dmg software. The M22 Locust is an American light tank designed to be airborne. In 1941, the British War Office asked the US to build a tank transportable by glider to replace the Tetrarch tank. Production of it started in 1943, and it ended up being able to fit inside a Hamilcar glider or carried under a Douglas C-54 Skymaster.
The Americans never used it themselves, sending the few to the UK. Only the 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment used it, but it performed badly and the British Army never used them again. Still, the Belgians used them as command tanks and they were used in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948.
In War Thunder, M22 Locust plays out better than its real counterpart. It’s fast, and very nimble. It’s small size can conceal behind most obstacles and its 37mm cannon has a reload time of 3.7s and the M74B1 AP rounds can puncture up to 90mm of armour.
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Having a small size means a small crew, which is exactly this tank’s downfall. A good shot to pretty much anywhere will send you back to your hangar.
Personally, I really like this tank. It shines brightest in RB, as it’s able to easily get to vantage points and scout the enemy. Plus, it’s small size and quick gun makes it very useful for flanking targets, supporting your allies from a distance, or speedily capping points. Overall, this little tank is very versatile.
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(I also consider it the smaller, cuter cousin of the M4)