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Chimera — Tier VIII English medium tank

Chimera

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
17 / 37
290.4m
View range
20 / 37
Firepower
Shell
2023
DPM
34 / 37
218
Penetration
6 / 37
440
Damage
1 / 37
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 37
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
21 / 37
11.93%
Penetration loss over distance
30 / 37
Explosion radius
— / —
1839
DPM
27 / 37
252
Penetration
23 / 37
400
Damage
1 / 37
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 37
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
25 / 37
9.52%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 28
Explosion radius
— / —
2437
DPM
33 / 37
64
Penetration
1 / 37
530
Damage
1 / 37
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 37
Burst damage
— / —
732
Velocity
33 / 37
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.67
Explosion radius
1 / 37
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
127.0
Caliber
1 / 37
4.60
Rate of fire
36 / 37
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 / 37
0.326
Dispersion
24 / 37
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
31 / 37
0.200
When rotating
31 / 37
0.120
When rotating turret
30 / 37
3.500
After shot
4 / 37
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 37
15°
Elevation
30 / 37
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 37
31.59
Turret traverse speed
36 / 37
Mobility
56.20
Weight
2 / 37
Speed
50
Forward
17 / 37
20
Backward
3 / 37
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.61
On hard terrain
29 / 37
16.01
On medium terrain
26 / 37
9.27
On soft terrain
35 / 37
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
36 / 37
33.13
On medium terrain
36 / 37
19.18
On soft terrain
36 / 37
6.31m×3.75m×2.24m
Size
32 / 37
Concealment
26.50%
While still
16 / 37
20.60%
While moving
16 / 37
8.29%
Upon firing while still
17 / 37
6.96%
Upon firing while moving
18 / 37
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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APP
HE
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AP
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HE
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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.