The U.K. Sherman VC Firefly is very similar to the U.S. M4A3E8 Sherman tank, except for one important aspect: It packs a 17-pound British cannon that has high damage per minute, decent damage per shot, and some of the highest penetration value for its Tier. Between 2,100 and 2,300 vehicles of all modifications were built from 1944 through 1945. No not at all. I always liked the firefly but the speed seemed slow. I’m also credit grinding right now, so it’s premiums I’m playing a lot. Sherman just fell behind and I’ll probably go back to it in a month or so The popular notion of the Firefly is mostly hype. Your comment prompted me to research what VC and 1C stood for. 2000 built Turning the Sherman into a killer. Sherman VC Firefly: il preferito di Joe Ekins - posted in Annunci: Toglietemi tutto, ma non il mio Sherman. Either way i love Shermans (and all its variants) so the VC Firefly is my pick for next month's tank rewards. I like the Sherman V too. From the hedgerow of Normandy, France, to the hills of Italy and the plains of Netherlands, the Firefly was one of the few Allied tanks the Germans learned to fear… Il testo completo dellarticolo It was introduced in Update "Starfighters".One of the most famous Sherman modifications in World War II, the Firefly introduces the potent 17-pounder anti-tank gun as the main armament of the Sherman platform, presenting a very drastic increase in firepower over the original 75 mm gun. Wih this version I can actually do some close up battling because it seems a lot more maneuverable. The Firefly is also one of the few Tier VI vehicles that can be outfitted with a Vertical Stabilizer. The main trait of the Sherman VC Firefly is its classic British 17-pounder gun. The Mobility is no better. Its got decent gun handling baring the Gun Depression of 5°, which is not that bad on paper, Russian tanks are worse, but its especially bad on the Firefly cos its a tall tank, meaning trying to snipe entails you having to expose the Majority of your weakly armoured tank. Also found out the C designation was what the British used for a tank equipped with the 17-pounder. The damage per shot is decent as well, and the penetration value is top-notch for its tier. UK/USA (1944) Tank hunter – approx. It saw improvements in terms of rate of fire, making this vehicle a real menace with its higher damage per minute . Roll out with the V T14 or the VI Sherman VC Firefly! Non mi interessa lalbero tecnologico: questo carro armato non me lo toglie nessuno. It differed from the U.S. version by having a more powerful 17-pounder gun, different placement of the radio and ammunition, no bow gun, and no driver's assistant position. The Firefly is also one of the few Tier VI vehicles that can be outfitted with a Vertical Stabilizer. So a 1C is a converted M4 and the VC is a converted M4A4. What are your thoughts. The Sherman VC Firefly is a rank III British medium tank with a battle rating of 4.7 (AB/RB/SB). The U.K. Sherman VC Firefly is very similar to the U.S. M4A3E8 Sherman tank, except for one important aspect: It packs a 17-pound British cannon that has high damage per minute, decent damage per shot, and some of the highest penetration value for its Tier. Want to own a tank that was famous for its part in destroying a well-known VII Tiger I ace tank? Do you have the regular Firefly also? But while it had major limitations it was certainly a deadly weapon system. SHERMAN FIREFLY VC - posted in General Discussion: Has anyone bought one? A British version of the American M4 Sherman tank, developed in early 1944. The premium feels faster and more maneuverable to me. It was a pain in the ass to build and even a bigger pain to man. Tank Commanders, Need some tanks to train your US/UK crews in? Unfortunately the Sherman Firefly has taken a backseat to the LTTB and KV-13. The Carro Medio Sherman Vc is a rank III Italian medium tank with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB/RB/SB).