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BT-2 — Tier II Soviet light tank

BT-2

II

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
310
HP
5 / 17
238.9
View range
12 / 17
Firepower
Shell
858
DPM
11 / 17
51
Penetration
2 / 17
55
Damage
3 / 17
61
Devices/crew damage
3 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
757
Velocity
9 / 17
25.49%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
702
DPM
10 / 15
88
Penetration
2 / 15
45
Damage
3 / 15
61
Devices/crew damage
3 / 15
Burst damage
— / —
946
Velocity
7 / 15
25.00%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 14
Explosion radius
— / —
1170
DPM
2 / 11
23
Penetration
4 / 11
75
Damage
2 / 11
61
Devices/crew damage
3 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
757
Velocity
3 / 11
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
0.43
Explosion radius
3 / 11
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
45.0
Caliber
3 / 17
15.60
Rate of fire
14 / 17
3.85
Reload time
4 / 7
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.13
Base aim time
16 / 17
0.426
Dispersion
6 / 17
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
5 / 17
0.200
When rotating
5 / 17
0.140
When rotating turret
12 / 17
4.000
After shot
16 / 17
Gun angles
8°
Depression
11 / 17
25°
Elevation
3 / 17
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 17
38.96
Turret traverse speed
10 / 17
Mobility
10.71
Weight
4 / 17
Speed
50
Forward
6 / 17
20
Backward
1 / 17
Effective Power / Weight ratio
43.28
On hard terrain
1 / 17
36.06
On medium terrain
1 / 17
28.29
On soft terrain
1 / 17
Traverse speed
54.24
On hard terrain
5 / 17
45.20
On medium terrain
4 / 17
35.45
On soft terrain
4 / 17
4.94m×1.66m×1.77m
Size
10 / 17

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
Spaced armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
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Historical Reference

Developed on the basis of the Christie tank M1931. Produced at the Kharkiv Komintern Locomotive Factory (KhPZ), with 650 BT-2 tanks and 1,884 BT-5 tanks manufactured from 1932 through 1935.

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