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Ferdinand — Tier VIII German tank destroyer

Ferdinand

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
3 / 17
266.1m
View range
10 / 17
Firepower
Shell
2732
DPM
11 / 17
246
Penetration
7 / 17
460
Damage
3 / 17
180
Devices/crew damage
3 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
920
Velocity
12 / 17
2.03%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
2316
DPM
11 / 16
311
Penetration
6 / 16
390
Damage
4 / 16
180
Devices/crew damage
3 / 16
Burst damage
— / —
1150
Velocity
8 / 16
15.43%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 12
Explosion radius
— / —
3563
DPM
13 / 17
65
Penetration
5 / 17
600
Damage
4 / 17
180
Devices/crew damage
3 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
920
Velocity
12 / 17
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.71
Explosion radius
5 / 17
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
128.0
Caliber
5 / 17
5.94
Rate of fire
11 / 17
10.10
Reload time
11 / 16
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.26
Base aim time
10 / 17
0.317
Dispersion
7 / 17
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
4 / 17
0.180
When rotating
4 / 17
0.120
When rotating turret
8 / 17
3.000
After shot
1 / 17
Gun angles
8°
Depression
5 / 17
14°
Elevation
13 / 17
15°/15°
Aiming arc (left / right)
7 / 17
31.59
Turret traverse speed
3 / 17
Mobility
66.67
Weight
3 / 17
Speed
30
Forward
13 / 17
10
Backward
14 / 17
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.60
On hard terrain
11 / 17
9.24
On medium terrain
11 / 17
6.03
On soft terrain
13 / 17
Traverse speed
35.31
On hard terrain
8 / 17
25.89
On medium terrain
12 / 17
16.89
On soft terrain
13 / 17
6.42m×2.95m×2.32m
Size
7 / 17
Concealment
23.10%
While still
14 / 17
15.50%
While moving
14 / 17
9.04%
Upon firing while still
10 / 17
7.04%
Upon firing while moving
10 / 17
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
219.9m
While still
236.7m
While moving
251.0m
Upon firing while still
255.5m
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
APP
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

Developed on the basis of the Porsche Tiger, with a total of 90 vehicles produced in April and May 1943. They first saw combat in the Battle of Kursk (Operation Citadel).