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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:
1850
HP
4 / 42
271.2m
View range
18 / 42
Firepower
Shell
2054
DPM
24 / 42
227
Penetration
9 / 42
320
Damage
21 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
15 / 42
10.13%
Penetration loss over distance
21 / 42
Explosion radius
— / —
1733
DPM
24 / 42
289
Penetration
5 / 42
270
Damage
22 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1304
Velocity
7 / 42
13.15%
Penetration loss over distance
20 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
2568
DPM
28 / 42
62
Penetration
6 / 42
400
Damage
27 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
4 / 42
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
19 / 42
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
20 / 42
6.42
Rate of fire
22 / 42
9.35
Reload time
16 / 34
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.90
Base aim time
40 / 42
0.344
Dispersion
17 / 42
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
34 / 42
0.250
When rotating
34 / 42
0.160
When rotating turret
26 / 42
4.000
After shot
11 / 42
Gun angles
6°
Depression
28 / 42
18°
Elevation
18 / 42
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 42
21.87
Turret traverse speed
38 / 42
Mobility
106.72
Weight
3 / 42
Speed
30
Forward
39 / 42
11
Backward
40 / 42
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.51
On hard terrain
41 / 42
8.25
On medium terrain
37 / 42
5.89
On soft terrain
37 / 42
Traverse speed
22.63
On hard terrain
42 / 42
19.61
On medium terrain
41 / 42
14.01
On soft terrain
40 / 42
8.39m×2.48m×2.77m
Size
28 / 42
Concealment
5.12%
While still
41 / 42
3.56%
While moving
41 / 42
2.65%
Upon firing while still
41 / 42
2.33%
Upon firing while moving
40 / 42
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
277.7m
While still
281.5m
While moving
283.6m
Upon firing while still
284.4m
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.