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IS-2 (1945) — Tier VII Soviet heavy tank

IS-2 (1945)

VII
Competes with

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1300
HP
12 / 17
271.2
View range
5 / 17
Firepower
Shell
1900
DPM
11 / 17
175
Penetration
9 / 17
400
Damage
2 / 17
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
780
Velocity
15 / 17
13.14%
Penetration loss over distance
12 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
1615
DPM
12 / 17
217
Penetration
12 / 17
340
Damage
2 / 17
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
13 / 17
5.99%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 16
Explosion radius
— / —
2375
DPM
12 / 17
61
Penetration
3 / 17
500
Damage
3 / 17
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
780
Velocity
15 / 17
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
2 / 17
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
2 / 17
4.75
Rate of fire
12 / 17
12.63
Reload time
10 / 15
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.81
Base aim time
14 / 17
0.398
Dispersion
12 / 17
Dispersion factors
0.220
When moving
8 / 17
0.220
When rotating
8 / 17
0.180
When rotating turret
13 / 17
4.000
After shot
4 / 17
Gun angles
6°
Depression
11 / 17
25°
Elevation
1 / 17
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 17
26.73
Turret traverse speed
17 / 17
Mobility
46.27
Weight
15 / 17
Speed
34
Forward
9 / 17
12
Backward
11 / 17
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.64
On hard terrain
1 / 17
13.87
On medium terrain
1 / 17
10.40
On soft terrain
1 / 17
Traverse speed
31.59
On hard terrain
13 / 17
26.32
On medium terrain
12 / 17
19.74
On soft terrain
11 / 17
6.52m×2.57m×2.28m
Size
2 / 17

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Spaced armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
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Historical Reference

Built in 1944, the IS-2 (IS-122) heavy tank was a modification of the IS-1. It featured a simple cast glacis plate. Elite Soviet Guards heavy tank regiments used the IS-2 extensively in the assaults on the fortress cities of Budapest, Breslau, and Berlin. These vehicles featured thick white stripes for quick identification by other Soviet tank crews. This vehicle, a tank of the 7th Guards Independent Heavy Tank Brigade, was made famous in a photo taken in front of the iconic Brandenburg Gate in the heart of Berlin.

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