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KV-4 — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

KV-4

VIII
Cost
  • 2 430 000
  • 72 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1550
HP
7 / 29
271.2m
View range
13 / 29
Firepower
Shell
2054
DPM
14 / 29
227
Penetration
7 / 29
320
Damage
16 / 29
150
Devices/crew damage
16 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
10 / 29
10.13%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
1733
DPM
14 / 29
289
Penetration
5 / 29
270
Damage
16 / 29
150
Devices/crew damage
16 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1304
Velocity
4 / 29
13.15%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
2568
DPM
16 / 29
62
Penetration
5 / 29
400
Damage
21 / 29
150
Devices/crew damage
16 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
4 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
16 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
16 / 29
6.42
Rate of fire
13 / 29
9.35
Reload time
12 / 27
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
26 / 29
0.344
Dispersion
13 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
22 / 29
0.250
When rotating
22 / 29
0.160
When rotating turret
18 / 29
4.000
After shot
11 / 29
Gun angles
6°
Depression
17 / 29
18°
Elevation
15 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
21.87
Turret traverse speed
25 / 29
Mobility
106.72
Weight
3 / 29
Speed
30
Forward
26 / 29
11
Backward
27 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.51
On hard terrain
28 / 29
8.25
On medium terrain
25 / 29
5.89
On soft terrain
25 / 29
Traverse speed
22.63
On hard terrain
29 / 29
19.61
On medium terrain
29 / 29
14.01
On soft terrain
28 / 29
8.39m×2.48m×2.77m
Size
18 / 29
Concealment
5.12%
While still
28 / 29
3.56%
While moving
28 / 29
2.65%
Upon firing while still
28 / 29
2.33%
Upon firing while moving
27 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
259.7m
While still
263.1m
While moving
265.1m
Upon firing while still
265.9m
Upon firing while moving

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 project of N. L. Dukhov developed in April 1941. A prototype was to be produced by November 1941. However, the work was discontinued due to the outbreak of the Soviet–German war.