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59-Patton — Tier VIII Chinese medium tank

59-Patton

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
11 / 26
290.4m
View range
13 / 26
Firepower
Shell
2467
DPM
3 / 26
180
Penetration
18 / 26
225
Damage
10 / 26
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
17 / 26
11.11%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 26
Explosion radius
— / —
2083
DPM
3 / 26
268
Penetration
3 / 26
190
Damage
9 / 26
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1143
Velocity
13 / 26
8.58%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
2960
DPM
3 / 26
45
Penetration
9 / 26
270
Damage
9 / 26
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
15 / 26
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
9 / 26
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
9 / 26
10.96
Rate of fire
4 / 26
5.47
Reload time
2 / 21
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.90
Base aim time
12 / 26
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 26
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 26
0.120
When rotating
2 / 26
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 26
4.000
After shot
10 / 26
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 26
17°
Elevation
18 / 26
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 26
48.60
Turret traverse speed
10 / 26
Mobility
36.26
Weight
14 / 26
Speed
50
Forward
13 / 26
20
Backward
2 / 26
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.53
On hard terrain
20 / 26
14.34
On medium terrain
22 / 26
11.27
On soft terrain
20 / 26
Traverse speed
63.18
On hard terrain
5 / 26
51.69
On medium terrain
8 / 26
40.61
On soft terrain
10 / 26
6.02m×2.57m×2.51m
Size
12 / 26
Concealment
17.60%
While still
24 / 26
14.00%
While moving
23 / 26
6.29%
Upon firing while still
25 / 26
5.47%
Upon firing while moving
24 / 26
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
232.1m
While still
240.1m
While moving
257.1m
Upon firing while still
258.9m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 240–300
  • 180–240
  • 120–180
  • 60–120
  • 0–60
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
Weak
Strong
Chances of getting penetrated from 100m distance by average tank of given type:
  • — less than 30%
  • — between 30% and 70%
  • — more than 70%

Armor performance

Based on tank position, enemy tank type and shells
In battle vs:
Head on
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

After 1960, Chinese government launched the development of a new tank. The engineering experiments included a wide use of previously produced Type 59 tanks. One vehicle was equipped with the turret, gun, and fire control system of an American M48A3 tank.