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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 / 26
271.2m
View range
10 / 26
Firepower
Shell
2054
DPM
12 / 26
227
Penetration
7 / 26
320
Damage
15 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
10 / 26
10.13%
Penetration loss over distance
11 / 26
Explosion radius
— / —
1733
DPM
12 / 26
289
Penetration
5 / 26
270
Damage
15 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1304
Velocity
4 / 26
13.15%
Penetration loss over distance
12 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
2568
DPM
14 / 26
62
Penetration
4 / 26
400
Damage
19 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1043
Velocity
4 / 26
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.98
Explosion radius
15 / 26
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
107.0
Caliber
15 / 26
6.42
Rate of fire
11 / 26
9.35
Reload time
10 / 24
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
23 / 26
0.344
Dispersion
11 / 26
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
20 / 26
0.250
When rotating
20 / 26
0.160
When rotating turret
16 / 26
4.000
After shot
9 / 26
Gun angles
6°
Depression
14 / 26
18°
Elevation
12 / 26
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 26
21.87
Turret traverse speed
23 / 26
Mobility
106.72
Weight
2 / 26
Speed
30
Forward
24 / 26
11
Backward
24 / 26
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.51
On hard terrain
25 / 26
8.25
On medium terrain
22 / 26
5.89
On soft terrain
23 / 26
Traverse speed
22.63
On hard terrain
26 / 26
19.61
On medium terrain
26 / 26
14.01
On soft terrain
25 / 26
8.39m×2.48m×2.77m
Size
17 / 26
Concealment
5.12%
While still
25 / 26
3.56%
While moving
25 / 26
2.65%
Upon firing while still
25 / 26
2.33%
Upon firing while moving
25 / 26
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.