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IS-5 — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

IS-5

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1550
HP
7 / 23
271.2
View range
10 / 23
Firepower
Shell
2036
DPM
12 / 23
221
Penetration
11 / 23
400
Damage
2 / 23
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
1400
Velocity
1 / 23
12.67%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 23
Explosion radius
— / —
1731
DPM
12 / 23
270
Penetration
7 / 23
340
Damage
2 / 23
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
820
Velocity
17 / 23
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2545
DPM
14 / 23
61
Penetration
4 / 23
500
Damage
5 / 23
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
790
Velocity
19 / 23
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
2 / 23
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
2 / 23
5.09
Rate of fire
13 / 23
11.79
Reload time
11 / 21
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.90
Base aim time
20 / 23
0.389
Dispersion
17 / 23
Dispersion factors
0.260
When moving
23 / 23
0.260
When rotating
23 / 23
0.120
When rotating turret
4 / 23
4.000
After shot
8 / 23
Gun angles
5°
Depression
21 / 23
17°
Elevation
14 / 23
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 23
29.16
Turret traverse speed
7 / 23
Mobility
49.05
Weight
20 / 23
Speed
42
Forward
2 / 23
14
Backward
12 / 23
Effective Power / Weight ratio
13.08
On hard terrain
11 / 23
10.47
On medium terrain
11 / 23
8.26
On soft terrain
4 / 23
Traverse speed
31.59
On hard terrain
9 / 23
25.27
On medium terrain
13 / 23
19.95
On soft terrain
8 / 23
6.97m×3.40m×1.95m
Size
9 / 23

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Historical Reference

The development of the vehicle was started in 1949 by the Design Bureau of the Chelyabinsk Kirov Plant under the supervision of Joseph Kotin. In 1950 a preproduction batch of 10 vehicles was launched. After the vehicle underwent all trials and received upgrades, it was adopted for service in 1953 under the designation IS-8.

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