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Chieftain — Tier VIII English heavy tank

Chieftain

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1500
HP
12 / 29
293.8m
View range
1 / 29
Firepower
Shell
2324
DPM
5 / 29
212
Penetration
27 / 29
225
Damage
28 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1143
Velocity
7 / 29
10.38%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
1962
DPM
4 / 29
265
Penetration
15 / 29
190
Damage
28 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1570
Velocity
1 / 29
7.55%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
2788
DPM
9 / 29
45
Penetration
27 / 29
270
Damage
27 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1143
Velocity
2 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
27 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
27 / 29
10.33
Rate of fire
3 / 29
5.81
Reload time
3 / 27
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 29
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.160
When moving
2 / 29
0.160
When rotating
2 / 29
0.100
When rotating turret
1 / 29
3.500
After shot
8 / 29
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 29
20°
Elevation
6 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
24.30
Turret traverse speed
16 / 29
Mobility
52.00
Weight
17 / 29
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 29
20
Backward
1 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.70
On hard terrain
1 / 29
14.42
On medium terrain
2 / 29
10.58
On soft terrain
2 / 29
Traverse speed
30.37
On hard terrain
18 / 29
26.23
On medium terrain
12 / 29
19.24
On soft terrain
13 / 29
6.89m×3.43m×2.44m
Size
19 / 29
Concealment
13.90%
While still
9 / 29
11.00%
While moving
2 / 29
4.68%
Upon firing while still
3 / 29
4.03%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
240.3m
While still
246.7m
While moving
260.7m
Upon firing while still
262.1m
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 FV4201 Chieftain allowed for the interchangeability of guns with the U.S. T95 tank by means of exchanging turrets. The project was discontinued because of numerous problems with training crews to master two artillery systems.