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Description[]

The Chaffee is a late-war American light tank. It is fast and with its lightweight 75mm main gun it packs a serious punch compared to other light tanks. The Chaffee is often used in harassing tactics against heavier tanks.
― Heroes & Generals

Tips

  • The Chaffee has far less reserve ammunition than the previous American light tank, the M5A1. Maintain firing discipline, as the tank only carries 48 rounds.
  • With its 75mm gun and high mobility, the Chaffee can easily flank and attack larger enemy tanks where their armor is lighter before retreating to safety.
  • The Chaffee has the largest cannon (75 mm) among all light tanks, which allows it to pack quite a punch
  • The 75mm HE round has a larger explosive radius than the 37mm HE of the M5A1. Use it to your advantage when engaging infantry.
  • Unlike the M5A1 Stuart, the time to reload the next shell in the Chaffee is much longer due to its larger main gun.
  • The armor on the Chaffee is still very light, so avoid direct frontal attacks on enemy armor and beware of anti-tank infantry.
  • The 75mm round is quite heavy, and so it will arc noticeably higher. Zero its sights to the proper range by pressing your jump key.
  • The Repair cost of the Chaffee is 716 credits per spawn, which is significantly higher than other light tanks, be careful not to rush headlong into battle and waste a tank.
  • The Chaffee has a relatively long deploy cost

Ammunition

Name Explosion Damage/Radius Penetration Damage[1] Near/Far Range Far Penetration Far Damage Correction Angle Velocity Credits Cost Gold Cost Cost per Shot Maintenance Load
[75mm L/40] 75mm AP, M72, Shot 100 @ 1m 81mm - 101mm 657 - 844.2 10m/1500m 10% 50% 619 m/s 3,000 Credits 35 Gold 7.5 Credits 0:00s
[75mm L/40] 75mm APC, M61, Shot 100 @ 1m 92mm - 112mm 756 - 971.1 10m/1500m 10% 50% 15° 619 m/s 9,350 Credits 110 Gold 23.38 Credits 0:00s
[75mm L/40] 75mm HVAP, T45, Shot 100 @ 1m 117mm - 137mm 571.5 - 734.4 10m/1000m 10% 25% 869 m/s 7,650 Credits 90 Gold 19.13 Credits 0:10s
[75mm L/40] 75mm HE, M48, Shell 200 @ 12m 8mm - 25mm 472.5 - 756 10m/2000m 10% 50% 463 m/s 7,900 Credits 95 Gold 19.75 Credits 0:20s

Camouflage

Factory Ardennes Four Color Olive Drab & Black
Price (Credits) 184,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 135,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 735 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 540 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Upgrades

Supply Crates and other upgrades can be fitted to your vehicle to aid nearby infantry.

Name Contents Credits Cost Gold Cost Spawn Cost Maintenance Load
Ammunition Supply Crate Ammo 1,300 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 15 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 12 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s
Medic Supply Crate Health 4,400 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 52 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 44 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s
Anti-tank Supply Crate Panzerfaust 60 7,500 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 90 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 68 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s

Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: M24 Chaffee
V SPC 17.png M24 Chaffee Specialist
Using the M24 Chaffee light tank in battle will earn you points on this ribbon.
More points are awarded for scoring hits on enemy tanks. The highest award is given for destroying enemy tanks.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-US-Symbol.png American Unlocks
Ammunition Supply Crate
Olive Drab & Black
Ardennes Four Color
Medic Supply Crate
75mm HVAP, T45, Shot
75mm HE, M48, Shell
Anti-Tank Supply Crate
75mm APC, M61, Shot

Gallery[]

  1. Against armor
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