Army US Forces
Type Vehicle
Cost
260
75
Population
10
Build Time 50s
Entity Health 400
Armor 70/50

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.


Veterancy

1260 XP

Unlocks the 'Concealing Smoke' veteran ability.

2520 XP

-20% scatter, -40% barrage ability recharge.

5040 XP

+33% barrage range.



Abilities

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.

Concealing Smoke

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.

30

Hold Fire

Hold fire until explicitly ordered to attack.

Toggle ability.