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KV-5 — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

KV-5

VIII

Parameters

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1600
HP
1 / 26
248.6m
View range
26 / 26
Firepower
Shell
1949
DPM
21 / 26
219
Penetration
18 / 26
320
Damage
15 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
1050
Velocity
9 / 26
15.98%
Penetration loss over distance
26 / 26
Explosion radius
— / —
1644
DPM
22 / 26
250
Penetration
22 / 26
270
Damage
15 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
838
Velocity
18 / 26
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2436
DPM
23 / 26
54
Penetration
19 / 26
400
Damage
19 / 26
150
Devices/crew damage
15 / 26
Burst damage
— / —
830
Velocity
19 / 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
6.09
Rate of fire
12 / 26
9.85
Reload time
11 / 24
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.63
Base aim time
12 / 26
0.362
Dispersion
13 / 26
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
5 / 26
0.180
When rotating
5 / 26
0.140
When rotating turret
7 / 26
4.000
After shot
9 / 26
Gun angles
7°
Depression
10 / 26
22°
Elevation
4 / 26
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 26
25.82
Turret traverse speed
14 / 26
Mobility
100.17
Weight
3 / 26
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 26
11
Backward
24 / 26
Effective Power / Weight ratio
10.46
On hard terrain
21 / 26
8.24
On medium terrain
23 / 26
5.99
On soft terrain
22 / 26
Traverse speed
25.51
On hard terrain
25 / 26
20.09
On medium terrain
25 / 26
14.61
On soft terrain
23 / 26
8.03m×2.99m×2.92m
Size
23 / 26
Concealment
7.40%
While still
24 / 26
4.70%
While moving
24 / 26
3.19%
Upon firing while still
23 / 26
2.59%
Upon firing while moving
23 / 26
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
254.6m
While still
260.6m
While moving
264.0m
Upon firing while still
265.3m
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

Development began in June 1941 at the Leningrad Kirov Plant and was completed by August, but plans were interrupted due to the complicated situation on the front. The KV-5 was to utilize some components of the KV-1. A new turret was designed, incorporating the 107-mm ZIS-6 gun. Two roadwheels and a single support roller were to be added on each side. A new 1,200 h.p. diesel engine was being developed for the vehicle, however it was not completed in time and was replaced with two V-2K engines.