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Chimera — Tier VIII English medium tank

Chimera

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
16 / 35
290.4m
View range
18 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2023
DPM
32 / 35
218
Penetration
6 / 35
440
Damage
1 / 35
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
20 / 35
11.93%
Penetration loss over distance
29 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
1839
DPM
26 / 35
252
Penetration
22 / 35
400
Damage
1 / 35
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
24 / 35
9.52%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
2437
DPM
32 / 35
64
Penetration
1 / 35
530
Damage
1 / 35
178
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
732
Velocity
31 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.67
Explosion radius
1 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
127.0
Caliber
1 / 35
4.60
Rate of fire
34 / 35
13.05
Reload time
27 / 28
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
25 / 35
0.326
Dispersion
23 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
29 / 35
0.200
When rotating
29 / 35
0.120
When rotating turret
28 / 35
3.500
After shot
4 / 35
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 35
15°
Elevation
28 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
31.59
Turret traverse speed
34 / 35
Mobility
56.20
Weight
2 / 35
Speed
50
Forward
16 / 35
20
Backward
3 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.61
On hard terrain
27 / 35
16.01
On medium terrain
24 / 35
9.27
On soft terrain
33 / 35
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
34 / 35
33.13
On medium terrain
34 / 35
19.18
On soft terrain
34 / 35
6.31m×3.75m×2.24m
Size
30 / 35
Concealment
26.50%
While still
14 / 35
20.60%
While moving
14 / 35
8.29%
Upon firing while still
16 / 35
6.96%
Upon firing while moving
17 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
226.4m
While still
240.6m
While moving
270.1m
Upon firing while still
273.3m
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
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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.