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KV-2 — Tier VI Soviet heavy tank

KV-2

VI
Cost
  • 920 000
  • 30 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Competes with

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
860
HP
11 / 11
259.9m
View range
9 / 11
Firepower
Shell
2351
DPM
1 / 11
167
Penetration
4 / 11
320
Damage
2 / 11
150
Devices/crew damage
2 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
830
Velocity
4 / 11
16.17%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 11
Explosion radius
— / —
1983
DPM
1 / 11
219
Penetration
4 / 11
270
Damage
2 / 11
150
Devices/crew damage
2 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
1038
Velocity
4 / 11
15.98%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 11
Explosion radius
— / —
2938
DPM
1 / 11
54
Penetration
2 / 11
400
Damage
2 / 11
150
Devices/crew damage
2 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
830
Velocity
4 / 11
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
2 / 11
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
2 / 11
7.35
Rate of fire
9 / 11
8.17
Reload time
9 / 11
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
9 / 11
0.407
Dispersion
9 / 11
Dispersion factors
0.280
When moving
11 / 11
0.280
When rotating
11 / 11
0.160
When rotating turret
7 / 11
4.000
After shot
2 / 11
Gun angles
7°
Depression
8 / 11
18°
Elevation
5 / 11
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 11
19.44
Turret traverse speed
11 / 11
Mobility
53.10
Weight
6 / 11
Speed
35
Forward
6 / 11
11
Backward
6 / 11
Effective Power / Weight ratio
8.88
On hard terrain
9 / 11
7.77
On medium terrain
9 / 11
5.92
On soft terrain
6 / 11
Traverse speed
25.28
On hard terrain
9 / 11
22.12
On medium terrain
10 / 11
16.86
On soft terrain
6 / 11
6.52m×1.96m×2.65m
Size
2 / 11
Concealment
9.10%
While still
11 / 11
5.55%
While moving
11 / 11
3.56%
Upon firing while still
11 / 11
2.78%
Upon firing while moving
11 / 11
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 266m
246.3m
While still
254.0m
While moving
258.3m
Upon firing while still
260.0m
Upon firing while moving

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

Heavy assault tank. Developed on the basis of the KV-1 in January 1940, with a total of 334 vehicles manufactured from 1940 through 1941. The KV-2 tanks were used in action in 1941, with most of the vehicles lost the same year.