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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
23 / 32
282.5m
View range
2 / 32
Firepower
Shell
2555
DPM
2 / 32
226
Penetration
8 / 32
190
Damage
31 / 32
118
Devices/crew damage
31 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
14 / 32
6.64%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 32
Explosion radius
— / —
2151
DPM
2 / 32
258
Penetration
28 / 32
160
Damage
31 / 32
118
Devices/crew damage
31 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
1275
Velocity
6 / 32
3.88%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
3361
DPM
2 / 32
42
Penetration
31 / 32
250
Damage
31 / 32
118
Devices/crew damage
31 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
5 / 32
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.28
Explosion radius
31 / 32
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
83.4
Caliber
31 / 32
13.44
Rate of fire
2 / 32
4.46
Reload time
2 / 30
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 32
0.290
Dispersion
1 / 32
Dispersion factors
0.140
When moving
2 / 32
0.140
When rotating
2 / 32
0.140
When rotating turret
13 / 32
3.500
After shot
8 / 32
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 32
18°
Elevation
17 / 32
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 32
43.74
Turret traverse speed
1 / 32
Mobility
60.04
Weight
13 / 32
Speed
34.3
Forward
27 / 32
12
Backward
23 / 32
Effective Power / Weight ratio
13.49
On hard terrain
13 / 32
11.42
On medium terrain
10 / 32
8.25
On soft terrain
7 / 32
Traverse speed
35.82
On hard terrain
8 / 32
30.31
On medium terrain
7 / 32
21.89
On soft terrain
5 / 32
7.61m×3.83m×2.36m
Size
25 / 32
Concealment
10.80%
While still
17 / 32
6.35%
While moving
17 / 32
4.09%
Upon firing while still
16 / 32
3.04%
Upon firing while moving
16 / 32
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
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AP
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HE
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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.