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This week we show off the SU-76M and its predecessor, the SU-76.

Posted by Eat_Uranium on Jan 29th, 2013

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we have an anouncement from Forgotten Honor as well as a couple of renders of an important Soviet assault gun, the SU-76 (also known as the SU-12) and it's more sucessful derivative, the SU-76M.

SU-76 (SU-12)

At the start of the war, the Red Army could call on only a handfull of self-propelled guns for infantry support and tank destroying. In late 1942, orders were given for a light self-propelled gun armed with the 76.2 mm Divisional Gun ZiS-3. The winning design was Factory 38's SU-12. This used a lengthened version of the T-70's hull, fitted with an enclosed or canvased roofed casemate at the rear.

SU-76M

The SU-76 had the same twin engine setup as the early T-70, and the problems this caused were severe enough that production was halted after just 350 had been made. The update to the SU-76M took about 3 months, and involved moving the two engines over to the righthand side of the hull, and lowering the armour protection at the rear. This later change led to the nickname 'bare-arsed Ferdinand', and made the crew extreamly vulnerable.

The SU-76M replaced almost all the infantry tanks in the Red Army. It had such a low ground pressure that it could follow infantry through swamps no other vehicle could, and the large cannon and ease of communication between the crew and supporting infantry made it effective in urban environments too. Both our SU-76 and Su-76M were made by Toddel.


Our winners for this week's screenshot competition is mopskind. You can view the winning submission here.

We are now accepting entries for the week of January 28th. If you think you have the best FH2 screenshot, post them href="http://fhpubforum.warumdarum.de/index.php?topic=16835.0">here.


That's all for this week, but be sure to come back next time for another update. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel, our public forums, and/or our Twitter and Facebook pages to discuss this update and other news.

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spetsnaz_stalker
spetsnaz_stalker Jan 29 2013, 12:55pm says:

Amazing!!!

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Haddock67
Haddock67 Jan 29 2013, 2:58pm says:

I really like these "not-so-leathal-looking" tanks and TD's. They won't make me **** my pants when I see them in battle.

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decommanda
decommanda Jan 30 2013, 12:00am replied:

As soon as you start getting hit by them, you will.

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L3d
L3d Jan 29 2013, 4:52pm says:

i allmost "forgot" this one ,nice work guys !

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Poopits
Poopits Jan 29 2013, 6:17pm says:

Great that you guys are still working on this! Wonderful progress, and I'm super excited for this year's version of FH2! Right on!

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waldo101
waldo101 Jan 30 2013, 1:05am says:

Nice.

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lptomtom
lptomtom Jan 30 2013, 6:49am says:

"it's more sucessful derivative, the SU-76M" should be " its more sucessful derivative, the SU-76M". Other than that, great news!

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legofoot9
legofoot9 Jan 30 2013, 3:30pm replied:

*Its more successful derivative, the SU-76M.

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lptomtom
lptomtom Jan 31 2013, 8:00am replied:

Nope, because the sentence doesn't start there. The full sentence is:

"Today we have an anouncement from Forgotten Honor as well as a couple of renders of an important Soviet assault gun, the SU-76 (also known as the SU-12) and it's more sucessful derivative, the SU-76M."

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dark_jedi
dark_jedi Mar 4 2013, 2:12pm says:

Hello friends.

I do not quite know where to put this post. I'll explain, I always played the forgotten hope 2 on my computer, I recently got a new widescreen monitor LG Flatron E2050 starting hence the problem started, the game does not work anymore, I tried to update all drivers and software still does not work , so I decided to uninstall everything and start from scratch, but now the battlefield 2 does not install at all, just open the setup screen and then it closes and ends the program without having at least begun the installation of the game.

Please if anyone can help me I would be really grateful.

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