AT-AT Walker vs. M1A2 Abrams

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AT-AT Walker vs. M1A2 Abrams

Post by Enterprise E » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:55 am

An AT-AT Walker takes on an M1A2 Abrams main battle tank. They start on an open plain 500 meters from each other.

Who wins?

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Re: AT-AT Walker vs. M1A2 Abrams

Post by sonofccn » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:34 pm

I think I'd have to give it to the AT-AT for this one. Yes its slow and lumbering and a big, fat target I don't think an Abrams could possibly miss but its greater height should give the AT-AT a greater range of fire for its chin guns and its "maximum firepower" blast should be enough to ruin an Abrams day while even if the tank's gun can pierce the walker's armor I'm not as certain it would be as critical.

But admittedly that's just my gut instinct on this and I could be wrong.

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Re: AT-AT Walker vs. M1A2 Abrams

Post by Picard578 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:13 am

500 meters is well within the effective distance of both vehicles. If Abrams can penetrate walker's armour it may win - it should be able to penetrate cockpit armour at least, I think (we know a flaming speeder can). OTOH walker will easily ruin its tracks, and may be able to penetrate top armour even if front armour proves immune.

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Re: AT-AT Walker vs. M1A2 Abrams

Post by 2046 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:25 am

500 meters is basically a pistol duel at five paces; whoever shoots first wins.

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