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Centurion I — Tier VIII English medium tank

Centurion I

VIII
Cost
  • 2 350 000
  • 100 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1450
HP
4 / 35
302.0m
View range
1 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2555
DPM
2 / 35
225
Penetration
3 / 35
190
Damage
33 / 35
118
Devices/crew damage
33 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
3 / 35
6.22%
Penetration loss over distance
3 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
2151
DPM
2 / 35
258
Penetration
18 / 35
160
Damage
33 / 35
118
Devices/crew damage
33 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1275
Velocity
1 / 35
3.88%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
3361
DPM
1 / 35
42
Penetration
33 / 35
250
Damage
33 / 35
118
Devices/crew damage
33 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
1 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.28
Explosion radius
33 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
83.4
Caliber
33 / 35
13.44
Rate of fire
1 / 35
4.46
Reload time
1 / 28
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
13 / 35
0.299
Dispersion
1 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
12 / 35
0.130
When rotating
12 / 35
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 35
3.500
After shot
4 / 35
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 35
18°
Elevation
18 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
43.74
Turret traverse speed
21 / 35
Mobility
44.92
Weight
10 / 35
Speed
45
Forward
30 / 35
20
Backward
3 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.37
On hard terrain
23 / 35
16.70
On medium terrain
19 / 35
12.25
On soft terrain
17 / 35
Traverse speed
52.99
On hard terrain
28 / 35
48.17
On medium terrain
24 / 35
35.32
On soft terrain
22 / 35
7.51m×3.39m×2.31m
Size
34 / 35
Concealment
22.29%
While still
28 / 35
17.53%
While moving
28 / 35
7.59%
Upon firing while still
24 / 35
6.46%
Upon firing while moving
24 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
236.5m
While still
247.9m
While moving
271.8m
Upon firing while still
274.5m
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 the Centurion started in 1943. The vehicle was designed as a "universal tank" to replace existing infantry and cruiser tanks. The Centurion was the first British vehicle that featured sloped armor plates. The tank entered service in 1947. A total of 100 vehicles of this series were manufactured from 1945 through 1946.