M8A1 Howitzer Motor Carriage
The M8A1 Howitzer Motor Carriage carries the M3 75mm Howitzer in its open-topped turret. Light and maneuverable, the tank can get into position and rain accurate fire down on enemy positions. It can also fire its barrage on the move.
Effective against all massed infantry and structures. Weak versus tanks and anti-tank weaponry.
Unlocks the 'Concealing Smoke' veteran ability.
-20% scatter, -40% barrage ability recharge.
+33% barrage range.
Mobile 75mm Barrage
Barrage target area with 75mm High Explosive M48 shells.
Left-click ability, left-click target area.
Mobile Smoke Barrage
Saturate target area with Smoke M89 shells to disrupt sight-lines.
Left-click ability, left-click target area. \n\nThis ability can be activated while moving and will continue to fire if the vehicle moves during the barrage.
Use equipped smoke dischargers to block the enemy's line of sight and maneuver out of danger.
Smoke blocks line of sight. Use smoke to reposition or cover a retreat.
Hold fire until explicitly ordered to attack.