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Chimera — Tier VIII English medium tank

Chimera

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
18 / 38
290.4m
View range
21 / 38
Firepower
Shell
2023
DPM
34 / 38
218
Penetration
6 / 38
440
Damage
1 / 38
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 38
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
22 / 38
11.93%
Penetration loss over distance
31 / 38
Explosion radius
— / —
1839
DPM
27 / 38
252
Penetration
23 / 38
400
Damage
1 / 38
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 38
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
26 / 38
9.52%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
2437
DPM
34 / 38
64
Penetration
1 / 38
530
Damage
1 / 38
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 38
Burst damage
— / —
732
Velocity
34 / 38
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.67
Explosion radius
1 / 38
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
127.0
Caliber
1 / 38
4.60
Rate of fire
37 / 38
13.05
Reload time
29 / 30
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
27 / 38
0.326
Dispersion
25 / 38
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
32 / 38
0.200
When rotating
32 / 38
0.120
When rotating turret
31 / 38
3.500
After shot
4 / 38
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 38
15°
Elevation
31 / 38
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 38
31.59
Turret traverse speed
37 / 38
Mobility
56.20
Weight
2 / 38
Speed
50
Forward
18 / 38
20
Backward
4 / 38
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.61
On hard terrain
32 / 38
16.01
On medium terrain
27 / 38
9.27
On soft terrain
36 / 38
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
37 / 38
33.13
On medium terrain
37 / 38
19.18
On soft terrain
37 / 38
6.31m×3.75m×2.24m
Size
33 / 38
Concealment
26.50%
While still
16 / 38
20.60%
While moving
16 / 38
8.29%
Upon firing while still
17 / 38
6.96%
Upon firing while moving
18 / 38
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 302m
235.2m
While still
250.1m
While moving
281.1m
Upon firing while still
284.5m
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
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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

A project for a heavy British tank, designed to counter the Soviet IS-3. Despite non-standard solutions and the application of German tank-building technologies, the project was discontinued and existed only in blueprints.