General info for M42

  • Country USA
  • Vehicle role SPAA
  • Rank 5
  • Battle rating in
    • arcade battles 6.3
    • realistic battles 6.7
    • simulator battles 6.7

Extended parameters

Arcade Battles
  • Mass 22.6 ton
  • Price 260,000€
  • Wp bonus 110%
  • Exp bonus 190%
  • shot_freq 120 Shots per minute
  • Training cost 75,000€
  • Visibility 108 %
  • Reload time 0.6 s
  • Free repairs 10
  • Horse powers 710 hp at 2800 rpm
  • Max speed 79 km/h
  • Max inclination 29°
  • Full repair cost 6,650€
  • Weapon
    40 mm Bofors cannon x2 (Ammo: 480)
  • Turn turret speed 35.2°/s
  • armor_piercing_100 76 mm
  • armor_piercing_500 74 mm
  • armor_piercing_1000 62 mm
  • Weapon presets tank 1
  • Full repair time crew 6d
  • Armor thickness hull (back) 19 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (rear) 12 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (front) 25 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (back) 8 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (rear) 8 mm
  • Angle vertical guidance (max) 85°
  • Angle vertical guidance (min) -3°
  • Armor thickness turret (front) 12 mm
Realistic Battles
  • Mass 22.6 ton
  • Price 260,000€
  • Wp bonus 100%
  • Exp bonus 190%
  • shot_freq 120 Shots per minute
  • Training cost 75,000€
  • Visibility 108 %
  • Reload time 0.6 s
  • Free repairs 10
  • Horse powers 442 hp at 2800 rpm
  • Max speed 72 km/h
  • Max inclination 31°
  • Full repair cost 850€
  • Weapon
    40 mm Bofors cannon x2 (Ammo: 480)
  • Turn turret speed 23.8°/s
  • armor_piercing_100 76 mm
  • armor_piercing_500 74 mm
  • armor_piercing_1000 62 mm
  • Weapon presets tank 1
  • Full repair time crew 6d 05h
  • Armor thickness hull (back) 19 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (rear) 12 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (front) 25 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (back) 8 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (rear) 8 mm
  • Angle vertical guidance (max) 85°
  • Angle vertical guidance (min) -3°
  • Armor thickness turret (front) 12 mm
Simulator Battles
  • Mass 22.6 ton
  • Price 260,000€
  • Wp bonus 150%
  • Exp bonus 190%
  • shot_freq 120 Shots per minute
  • Training cost 75,000€
  • Visibility 108 %
  • Reload time 0.6 s
  • Free repairs 10
  • Horse powers 442 hp at 2800 rpm
  • Max speed 72 km/h
  • Max inclination 31°
  • Full repair cost 2,700€
  • Weapon
    40 mm Bofors cannon x2 (Ammo: 480)
  • Turn turret speed 23.8°/s
  • armor_piercing_100 76 mm
  • armor_piercing_500 74 mm
  • armor_piercing_1000 62 mm
  • Weapon presets tank 1
  • Full repair time crew 6d 05h
  • Armor thickness hull (back) 19 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (rear) 12 mm
  • Armor thickness hull (front) 25 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (back) 8 mm
  • Armor thickness turret (rear) 8 mm
  • Angle vertical guidance (max) 85°
  • Angle vertical guidance (min) -3°
  • Armor thickness turret (front) 12 mm

M42 / statistics for the last 1 month

These may be very different from the real, because we are monitoring only those players who use our site.

Arcade Battles
  • Battles 90
  • Win rate 31.47%
  • Air frags per battle 0.54
  • Air frags per death 1.72
  • Ground frags per battle 0.22
  • Ground frags per death 1.14
Realistic Battles
  • Battles 1377
  • Win rate 51.4%
  • Air frags per battle 0.3
  • Air frags per death 0.26
  • Ground frags per battle 0.25
  • Ground frags per death 0.22
Simulator Battles
  • Battles N/A
  • Win rate N/A
  • Air frags per battle N/A
  • Air frags per death N/A
  • Ground frags per battle N/A
  • Ground frags per death N/A

Wiki info about M42

Official War Thunder wiki

The M42 self-propelled 40mm anti-air mount built by General Motors (GM). It was based on the M41 light tank and was intended to replace the M19 self-propelled anti-air mount. The unofficial name “Duster” was also used for this installation. A total of 3,700 M42’s were produced between 1951 and 1959.