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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 / 35
271.2m
View range
16 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2054
DPM
19 / 35
227
Penetration
8 / 35
320
Damage
17 / 35
150
Devices/crew damage
17 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
14 / 35
10.13%
Penetration loss over distance
17 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
1733
DPM
19 / 35
289
Penetration
5 / 35
270
Damage
17 / 35
150
Devices/crew damage
17 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1304
Velocity
7 / 35
13.15%
Penetration loss over distance
17 / 23
Explosion radius
— / —
2568
DPM
21 / 35
62
Penetration
5 / 35
400
Damage
23 / 35
150
Devices/crew damage
17 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
4 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
17 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
17 / 35
6.42
Rate of fire
18 / 35
9.35
Reload time
14 / 30
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
32 / 35
0.344
Dispersion
16 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
27 / 35
0.250
When rotating
27 / 35
0.160
When rotating turret
22 / 35
4.000
After shot
11 / 35
Gun angles
6°
Depression
22 / 35
18°
Elevation
17 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
21.87
Turret traverse speed
31 / 35
Mobility
106.72
Weight
3 / 35
Speed
30
Forward
32 / 35
11
Backward
33 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.51
On hard terrain
34 / 35
8.25
On medium terrain
31 / 35
5.89
On soft terrain
31 / 35
Traverse speed
22.63
On hard terrain
35 / 35
19.61
On medium terrain
35 / 35
14.01
On soft terrain
33 / 35
8.39m×2.48m×2.77m
Size
23 / 35
Concealment
5.12%
While still
34 / 35
3.56%
While moving
34 / 35
2.65%
Upon firing while still
34 / 35
2.33%
Upon firing while moving
33 / 35
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.