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Chieftain — Tier VIII English heavy tank

Chieftain

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1800
HP
13 / 42
293.8m
View range
1 / 42
Firepower
Shell
2672
DPM
3 / 42
215
Penetration
34 / 42
225
Damage
40 / 42
122
Devices/crew damage
39 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1143
Velocity
8 / 42
11.63%
Penetration loss over distance
24 / 42
Explosion radius
— / —
2256
DPM
3 / 42
265
Penetration
19 / 42
190
Damage
40 / 42
122
Devices/crew damage
39 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1570
Velocity
1 / 42
7.55%
Penetration loss over distance
12 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
3207
DPM
6 / 42
45
Penetration
39 / 42
270
Damage
40 / 42
122
Devices/crew damage
39 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1143
Velocity
2 / 42
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
39 / 42
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
39 / 42
11.88
Rate of fire
3 / 42
5.05
Reload time
3 / 34
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 42
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 42
Dispersion factors
0.160
When moving
3 / 42
0.160
When rotating
3 / 42
0.100
When rotating turret
2 / 42
3.500
After shot
8 / 42
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 42
20°
Elevation
6 / 42
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 42
24.30
Turret traverse speed
25 / 42
Mobility
52.00
Weight
28 / 42
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 42
20
Backward
1 / 42
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.70
On hard terrain
1 / 42
14.42
On medium terrain
2 / 42
10.58
On soft terrain
2 / 42
Traverse speed
30.37
On hard terrain
27 / 42
26.23
On medium terrain
17 / 42
19.24
On soft terrain
16 / 42
6.89m×3.43m×2.44m
Size
29 / 42
Concealment
13.90%
While still
10 / 42
11.00%
While moving
2 / 42
4.68%
Upon firing while still
4 / 42
4.03%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 42
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
256.6m
While still
263.6m
While moving
278.8m
Upon firing while still
280.3m
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 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.