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IS-3 — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

IS-3

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1500
HP
12 / 21
271.2
View range
9 / 21
Firepower
Shell
1966
DPM
17 / 21
225
Penetration
8 / 21
400
Damage
1 / 21
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1007
Velocity
12 / 21
9.33%
Penetration loss over distance
8 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
1671
DPM
17 / 21
265
Penetration
14 / 21
340
Damage
1 / 21
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1259
Velocity
6 / 21
5.66%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 13
Explosion radius
— / —
2457
DPM
17 / 21
68
Penetration
1 / 21
500
Damage
4 / 21
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1007
Velocity
6 / 21
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
1 / 21
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
1 / 21
4.91
Rate of fire
18 / 21
12.21
Reload time
16 / 19
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
19 / 21
0.362
Dispersion
12 / 21
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
16 / 21
0.250
When rotating
16 / 21
0.160
When rotating turret
13 / 21
3.000
After shot
1 / 21
Gun angles
5°
Depression
19 / 21
23°
Elevation
1 / 21
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 21
24.30
Turret traverse speed
11 / 21
Mobility
49.12
Weight
17 / 21
Speed
38
Forward
8 / 21
15
Backward
4 / 21
Effective Power / Weight ratio
15.68
On hard terrain
2 / 21
11.20
On medium terrain
8 / 21
7.84
On soft terrain
7 / 21
Traverse speed
38.90
On hard terrain
3 / 21
27.79
On medium terrain
7 / 21
19.45
On soft terrain
9 / 21
6.86m×3.19m×1.93m
Size
6 / 21

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Historical Reference

Mass production of the vehicle started in May 1945. On September 7,1945, IS-3 tanks took part in the Allied Victory Parade through Berlin. A total of 1170 vehicles were manufactured by the end of 1946, when production was canceled. From 1948 through the late 1950s, the tanks underwent a number of modernization refits.

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