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Chimera — Tier VIII English medium tank

Chimera

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
11 / 27
290.4m
View range
14 / 27
Firepower
Shell
2023
DPM
25 / 27
218
Penetration
4 / 27
440
Damage
1 / 27
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
15 / 27
11.93%
Penetration loss over distance
23 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
1839
DPM
21 / 27
252
Penetration
17 / 27
400
Damage
1 / 27
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
19 / 27
9.52%
Penetration loss over distance
11 / 22
Explosion radius
— / —
2437
DPM
25 / 27
64
Penetration
1 / 27
530
Damage
1 / 27
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
732
Velocity
26 / 27
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.67
Explosion radius
1 / 27
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
127.0
Caliber
1 / 27
4.60
Rate of fire
26 / 27
13.05
Reload time
21 / 22
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
17 / 27
0.326
Dispersion
17 / 27
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
23 / 27
0.200
When rotating
23 / 27
0.120
When rotating turret
23 / 27
3.500
After shot
4 / 27
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 27
15°
Elevation
22 / 27
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 27
31.59
Turret traverse speed
26 / 27
Mobility
56.20
Weight
1 / 27
Speed
50
Forward
13 / 27
20
Backward
2 / 27
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.61
On hard terrain
19 / 27
16.01
On medium terrain
17 / 27
9.27
On soft terrain
27 / 27
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
27 / 27
33.13
On medium terrain
27 / 27
19.18
On soft terrain
27 / 27
6.31m×3.75m×2.24m
Size
23 / 27
Concealment
26.50%
While still
10 / 27
20.60%
While moving
10 / 27
8.29%
Upon firing while still
11 / 27
6.96%
Upon firing while moving
12 / 27
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
212.4m
While still
225.5m
While moving
252.7m
Upon firing while still
255.6m
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
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AP
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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.