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BT-7 — Tier III Soviet light tank

BT-7

III
Cost
  • 6 000
  • 700
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
400
HP
11 / 17
231.0
View range
13 / 17
Firepower
Shell
573
DPM
14 / 17
78
Penetration
5 / 17
40
Damage
8 / 17
5
Devices/crew damage
2 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
870
Velocity
3 / 17
20.51%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
430
DPM
8 / 16
95
Penetration
9 / 16
30
Damage
5 / 16
25
Devices/crew damage
2 / 16
Burst damage
— / —
1050
Velocity
3 / 16
35.79%
Penetration loss over distance
11 / 16
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
45.0
Caliber
5 / 17
14.32
Rate of fire
8 / 17
4.19
Reload time
3 / 11
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
1.15
Base aim time
1 / 17
0.384
Dispersion
5 / 17
Dispersion factors
0.170
When moving
2 / 17
0.170
When rotating
2 / 17
0.100
When rotating turret
6 / 17
3.500
After shot
12 / 17
Gun angles
8°
Depression
11 / 17
15°
Elevation
17 / 17
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 17
47.98
Turret traverse speed
1 / 17
Mobility
15.61
Weight
3 / 17
Speed
44
Forward
13 / 17
20
Backward
2 / 17
Effective Power / Weight ratio
27.23
On hard terrain
1 / 17
24.75
On medium terrain
1 / 17
17.79
On soft terrain
2 / 17
Traverse speed
51.15
On hard terrain
3 / 17
46.50
On medium terrain
2 / 17
33.43
On soft terrain
4 / 17
5.28m×1.69m×1.87m
Size
12 / 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Historical Reference

The Soviet wheeled caterpillar tank used in the 1930s–1940s. The third vehicle in the series of the Soviet light BT tanks. The BT-7 differed from its predecessors in the welded hull of a modified shape and a new engine. A total of 5,556 vehicles of different variants were produced and saw action during the Khalkhyn Gol battles, Polish Campaign, Winter War and World War II.

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