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Matilda — Tier IV English heavy tank

Matilda

IV
Cost
  • 45 000
  • 2 500
Preceded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
520
HP
4 / 4
249.3m
View range
1 / 4
Firepower
Shell
909
DPM
2 / 4
89
Penetration
2 / 4
50
Damage
3 / 4
54
Devices/crew damage
3 / 4
Burst damage
— / —
1150
Velocity
1 / 4
14.61%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 4
Explosion radius
— / —
546
DPM
4 / 4
145
Penetration
1 / 4
30
Damage
4 / 4
54
Devices/crew damage
3 / 4
Burst damage
— / —
1150
Velocity
1 / 4
15.86%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 4
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
40.0
Caliber
4 / 4
18.19
Rate of fire
1 / 4
3.30
Reload time
1 / 4
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.47
Base aim time
2 / 4
0.341
Dispersion
1 / 4
Dispersion factors
0.160
When moving
1 / 4
0.160
When rotating
1 / 4
0.140
When rotating turret
3 / 4
4.000
After shot
3 / 4
Gun angles
10°
Depression
2 / 4
20°
Elevation
1 / 4
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 4
31.72
Turret traverse speed
4 / 4
Mobility
23.65
Weight
4 / 4
Speed
28
Forward
4 / 4
11
Backward
2 / 4
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.22
On hard terrain
1 / 4
9.16
On medium terrain
3 / 4
6.66
On soft terrain
3 / 4
Traverse speed
32.36
On hard terrain
4 / 4
24.27
On medium terrain
4 / 4
17.65
On soft terrain
4 / 4
5.57m×2.52m×2.22m
Size
2 / 4
Concealment
28.00%
While still
1 / 4
20.00%
While moving
1 / 4
9.41%
Upon firing while still
1 / 4
7.13%
Upon firing while moving
1 / 4
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 267m
206.2m
While still
223.6m
While moving
246.6m
Upon firing while still
251.5m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 108–135
  • 81–108
  • 54–81
  • 27–54
  • 0–27
Spaced armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
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

Developed from 1936 through 1938. A total of 2987 vehicles were manufactured by August 1943. It was the only British tank to remain in service throughout World War II.