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Nashorn — Tier VI German tank destroyer

Nashorn

VI
Cost
  • 905 000
  • 25 000
Preceded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1000
HP
1 / 11
277.2m
View range
1 / 11
Firepower
Shell
2528
DPM
3 / 11
203
Penetration
2 / 11
220
Damage
9 / 11
119
Devices/crew damage
9 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 11
8.87%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 11
Explosion radius
— / —
2184
DPM
2 / 11
237
Penetration
6 / 11
190
Damage
6 / 11
119
Devices/crew damage
9 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
1 / 11
8.44%
Penetration loss over distance
3 / 11
Explosion radius
— / —
3103
DPM
4 / 11
44
Penetration
9 / 11
270
Damage
6 / 11
119
Devices/crew damage
9 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 11
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.40
Explosion radius
9 / 11
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
88.0
Caliber
9 / 11
11.49
Rate of fire
3 / 11
5.22
Reload time
3 / 11
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
6 / 11
0.290
Dispersion
1 / 11
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
1 / 11
0.120
When rotating
1 / 11
0.080
When rotating turret
1 / 11
3.000
After shot
1 / 11
Gun angles
8°
Depression
5 / 11
20°
Elevation
1 / 11
15°/15°
Aiming arc (left / right)
3 / 11
31.59
Turret traverse speed
4 / 11
Mobility
24.02
Weight
9 / 11
Speed
45
Forward
3 / 11
15
Backward
2 / 11
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.02
On hard terrain
5 / 11
13.35
On medium terrain
5 / 11
8.01
On soft terrain
7 / 11
Traverse speed
50.77
On hard terrain
1 / 11
42.31
On medium terrain
1 / 11
25.39
On soft terrain
6 / 11
5.94m×2.94m×2.20m
Size
8 / 11
Concealment
25.70%
While still
10 / 11
17.00%
While moving
10 / 11
11.05%
Upon firing while still
10 / 11
8.23%
Upon firing while moving
10 / 11
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 267m
211.2m
While still
230.1m
While moving
243.0m
Upon firing while still
249.2m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 164–205
  • 123–164
  • 82–123
  • 41–82
  • 0–41
Spaced armor
  • 184–230
  • 138–184
  • 92–138
  • 46–92
  • 0–46
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 official designation of the Nashorn ("Rhinoceros") tank destroyer was 8.8 cm PaK 43/1 auf Geschützwagen III/IV (Sf). The vehicle was designated the Hornisse ("Hornet") until 1944. Produced on the same chassis as the Hummel heavy SPG. The vehicle first saw combat on the Eastern Front in the summer of 1943. A total of 494 vehicles were manufactured.