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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:
950
HP
16 / 16
259.9m
View range
13 / 16
Firepower
Shell
2351
DPM
1 / 16
167
Penetration
5 / 16
320
Damage
3 / 16
150
Devices/crew damage
3 / 16
Burst damage
— / —
830
Velocity
6 / 16
16.17%
Penetration loss over distance
15 / 16
Explosion radius
— / —
1983
DPM
1 / 16
219
Penetration
6 / 16
270
Damage
3 / 16
150
Devices/crew damage
3 / 16
Burst damage
— / —
1038
Velocity
6 / 16
15.98%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 16
Explosion radius
— / —
2938
DPM
1 / 16
54
Penetration
3 / 16
400
Damage
3 / 16
150
Devices/crew damage
3 / 16
Burst damage
— / —
830
Velocity
6 / 16
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
3 / 16
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
3 / 16
7.35
Rate of fire
12 / 16
8.17
Reload time
12 / 16
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
15 / 16
0.407
Dispersion
13 / 16
Dispersion factors
0.280
When moving
16 / 16
0.280
When rotating
16 / 16
0.160
When rotating turret
9 / 16
4.000
After shot
2 / 16
Gun angles
7°
Depression
13 / 16
18°
Elevation
7 / 16
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 16
19.44
Turret traverse speed
16 / 16
Mobility
53.10
Weight
8 / 16
Speed
35
Forward
11 / 16
11
Backward
9 / 16
Effective Power / Weight ratio
8.88
On hard terrain
15 / 16
7.77
On medium terrain
16 / 16
5.92
On soft terrain
10 / 16
Traverse speed
25.28
On hard terrain
15 / 16
22.12
On medium terrain
16 / 16
16.86
On soft terrain
10 / 16
6.52m×1.96m×2.65m
Size
3 / 16
Concealment
9.10%
While still
16 / 16
5.55%
While moving
16 / 16
3.56%
Upon firing while still
16 / 16
2.78%
Upon firing while moving
16 / 16
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 279m
258.2m
While still
266.3m
While moving
270.8m
Upon firing while still
272.6m
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.