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Obj. 252U — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

Obj. 252U

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1800
HP
13 / 42
271.2m
View range
18 / 42
Firepower
Shell
1931
DPM
36 / 42
225
Penetration
12 / 42
420
Damage
4 / 42
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
20 / 42
9.33%
Penetration loss over distance
16 / 42
Explosion radius
— / —
1655
DPM
36 / 42
265
Penetration
19 / 42
360
Damage
4 / 42
165
Devices/crew damage
2 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
11 / 42
5.66%
Penetration loss over distance
8 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
2299
DPM
42 / 42
68
Penetration
1 / 42
500
Damage
8 / 42
165
Devices/crew damage
4 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
42 / 42
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
4 / 42
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
4 / 42
4.60
Rate of fire
39 / 42
13.05
Reload time
31 / 34
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.81
Base aim time
30 / 42
0.398
Dispersion
42 / 42
Dispersion factors
0.240
When moving
32 / 42
0.240
When rotating
32 / 42
0.160
When rotating turret
26 / 42
3.000
After shot
1 / 42
Gun angles
6°
Depression
28 / 42
20°
Elevation
6 / 42
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 42
29.16
Turret traverse speed
15 / 42
Mobility
51.50
Weight
29 / 42
Speed
35
Forward
22 / 42
14
Backward
26 / 42
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.46
On hard terrain
26 / 42
9.97
On medium terrain
28 / 42
8.22
On soft terrain
8 / 42
Traverse speed
31.59
On hard terrain
23 / 42
25.27
On medium terrain
25 / 42
20.83
On soft terrain
8 / 42
7.30m×3.44m×1.84m
Size
21 / 42
Concealment
21.50%
While still
1 / 42
16.60%
While moving
1 / 42
5.51%
Upon firing while still
1 / 42
4.63%
Upon firing while moving
1 / 42
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
238.4m
While still
250.2m
While moving
276.8m
Upon firing while still
278.9m
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

A draft project, prepared during the development of the IS-6 heavy tank. The draft was completed by the end of 1944. Later, work on the IS-6 tank was stopped, and the development of the project was discontinued. The vehicle never entered service.