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Challenger — Tier VII English tank destroyer

Challenger

VII
Cost
  • 1 400 000
  • 65 680
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1000
HP
6 / 18
266.1m
View range
4 / 18
Firepower
Shell
2227
DPM
17 / 18
220
Penetration
3 / 18
250
Damage
13 / 18
135
Devices/crew damage
11 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
878
Velocity
10 / 18
6.36%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
1692
DPM
17 / 17
252
Penetration
6 / 17
190
Damage
12 / 17
135
Devices/crew damage
10 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
1098
Velocity
7 / 17
4.37%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 13
Explosion radius
— / —
2939
DPM
17 / 18
47
Penetration
13 / 18
330
Damage
13 / 18
135
Devices/crew damage
11 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
878
Velocity
10 / 18
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.58
Explosion radius
13 / 18
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
94.0
Caliber
13 / 18
8.91
Rate of fire
9 / 18
6.74
Reload time
8 / 17
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.90
Base aim time
11 / 18
0.317
Dispersion
5 / 18
Dispersion factors
0.220
When moving
15 / 18
0.240
When rotating
17 / 18
0.080
When rotating turret
1 / 18
3.500
After shot
10 / 18
Gun angles
10°
Depression
2 / 18
20°
Elevation
2 / 18
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 18
21.87
Turret traverse speed
15 / 18
Mobility
33.64
Weight
12 / 18
Speed
52
Forward
6 / 18
20
Backward
1 / 18
Effective Power / Weight ratio
21.25
On hard terrain
3 / 18
19.32
On medium terrain
2 / 18
12.50
On soft terrain
4 / 18
Traverse speed
38.76
On hard terrain
12 / 18
35.23
On medium terrain
7 / 18
22.80
On soft terrain
12 / 18
6.79m×2.23m×2.34m
Size
10 / 18
Concealment
29.10%
While still
12 / 18
19.00%
While moving
14 / 18
9.65%
Upon firing while still
13 / 18
7.38%
Upon firing while moving
15 / 18
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
206.7m
While still
229.0m
While moving
249.7m
Upon firing while still
254.7m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Spaced armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
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

ПТ-САУ была создана в 1942 году на базе удлинённого шасси танка Cromwell. Одним из её несомненных преимуществ являлась мощнейшая на тот момент британская 17-фунтовая танковая пушка, что позволяло A30 поражать любой танк противника на дистанции до 1000 метров. Среди недостатков ПТ-САУ можно отметить перегруженность шасси и внушительные габариты. За период серийного производства было выпущено всего около 200 машин.