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Caernarvon — Tier VIII English heavy tank

Caernarvon

VIII
Cost
  • 2 520 000
  • 110 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1750
HP
30 / 45
282.5m
View range
2 / 45
Firepower
Shell
3025
DPM
1 / 45
226
Penetration
10 / 45
225
Damage
43 / 45
120
Devices/crew damage
44 / 45
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
18 / 45
6.64%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 45
Explosion radius
— / —
2555
DPM
1 / 44
258
Penetration
38 / 44
190
Damage
42 / 44
120
Devices/crew damage
43 / 44
Burst damage
— / —
1275
Velocity
9 / 44
3.88%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 28
Explosion radius
— / —
4033
DPM
1 / 44
42
Penetration
43 / 44
300
Damage
41 / 44
120
Devices/crew damage
43 / 44
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
6 / 44
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.28
Explosion radius
43 / 44
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
83.4
Caliber
44 / 45
13.44
Rate of fire
2 / 45
4.46
Reload time
2 / 36
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 45
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 45
Dispersion factors
0.140
When moving
2 / 45
0.140
When rotating
3 / 45
0.140
When rotating turret
16 / 45
3.500
After shot
8 / 45
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 45
18°
Elevation
19 / 45
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 45
43.74
Turret traverse speed
1 / 45
Mobility
60.04
Weight
19 / 45
Speed
34.3
Forward
39 / 45
12
Backward
34 / 45
Effective Power / Weight ratio
13.49
On hard terrain
19 / 45
11.42
On medium terrain
11 / 45
8.25
On soft terrain
7 / 45
Traverse speed
35.82
On hard terrain
10 / 45
30.31
On medium terrain
7 / 45
21.89
On soft terrain
5 / 45
7.61m×3.83m×2.36m
Size
37 / 45
Concealment
10.80%
While still
23 / 45
6.35%
While moving
23 / 45
4.09%
Upon firing while still
21 / 45
3.04%
Upon firing while moving
21 / 45
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
247.1m
While still
257.0m
While moving
262.0m
Upon firing while still
264.3m
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

Development of this infantry support tank started in 1944. The first prototype was ready for trials in 1952. A total of 21 tanks were manufactured but never entered service. Some of the vehicles were later converted into the Conqueror heavy tanks.