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KV-1 — Tier V Soviet heavy tank

KV-1

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Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
770
HP
6 / 8
238.4
View range
8 / 8
Firepower
Shell
1591
DPM
6 / 8
120
Penetration
5 / 8
200
Damage
2 / 8
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 8
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
3 / 8
10.00%
Penetration loss over distance
3 / 8
Explosion radius
— / —
1353
DPM
5 / 8
161
Penetration
5 / 8
170
Damage
2 / 8
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 8
Burst damage
— / —
990
Velocity
3 / 8
13.04%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 8
Explosion radius
— / —
2387
DPM
1 / 7
43
Penetration
2 / 7
300
Damage
1 / 7
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 7
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
2 / 7
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.32
Explosion radius
2 / 7
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
85.0
Caliber
2 / 8
7.96
Rate of fire
7 / 8
7.54
Reload time
7 / 8
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.74
Base aim time
8 / 8
0.397
Dispersion
4 / 8
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
7 / 8
0.250
When rotating
7 / 8
0.160
When rotating turret
1 / 8
4.000
After shot
1 / 8
Gun angles
7°
Depression
7 / 8
24°
Elevation
3 / 8
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 8
21.78
Turret traverse speed
6 / 8
Mobility
49.14
Weight
2 / 8
Speed
34
Forward
4 / 8
10
Backward
5 / 8
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.53
On hard terrain
6 / 8
7.49
On medium terrain
8 / 8
4.99
On soft terrain
8 / 8
Traverse speed
23.34
On hard terrain
7 / 8
18.34
On medium terrain
8 / 8
12.23
On soft terrain
8 / 8
6.52m×1.96m×2.11m
Size
1 / 8

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 164–205
  • 123–164
  • 82–123
  • 41–82
  • 0–41
Spaced armor
  • 184–230
  • 138–184
  • 92–138
  • 46–92
  • 0–46
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Historical Reference

Development started at the end of 1938. A prototype was produced in August 1939. The vehicle first saw combat in December 1939 at the Mannerheim Line. The tank was mass-produced from March 1940 through August 1942, with a total of 2,769 vehicles manufactured.

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