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Chimera — Tier VIII English medium tank

Chimera

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
11 / 26
290.4m
View range
13 / 26
Firepower
Shell
2023
DPM
24 / 26
218
Penetration
4 / 26
440
Damage
1 / 26
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
15 / 26
11.93%
Penetration loss over distance
22 / 26
Explosion radius
— / —
1839
DPM
20 / 26
252
Penetration
17 / 26
400
Damage
1 / 26
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
19 / 26
9.52%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
2437
DPM
24 / 26
64
Penetration
1 / 26
530
Damage
1 / 26
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
732
Velocity
25 / 26
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.67
Explosion radius
1 / 26
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
127.0
Caliber
1 / 26
4.60
Rate of fire
25 / 26
13.05
Reload time
20 / 21
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
17 / 26
0.326
Dispersion
16 / 26
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
22 / 26
0.200
When rotating
22 / 26
0.120
When rotating turret
22 / 26
3.500
After shot
4 / 26
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 26
15°
Elevation
21 / 26
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 26
31.59
Turret traverse speed
25 / 26
Mobility
56.20
Weight
1 / 26
Speed
50
Forward
13 / 26
20
Backward
2 / 26
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.61
On hard terrain
18 / 26
16.01
On medium terrain
16 / 26
9.27
On soft terrain
26 / 26
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
26 / 26
33.13
On medium terrain
26 / 26
19.18
On soft terrain
26 / 26
6.31m×3.75m×2.24m
Size
22 / 26
Concealment
26.50%
While still
9 / 26
20.60%
While moving
9 / 26
8.29%
Upon firing while still
10 / 26
6.96%
Upon firing while moving
11 / 26
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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From the side
AP
APP
HE
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AP
APP
HE
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AP
APP
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From the back
AP
APP
HE
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AP
APP
HE
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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.