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Obj. 252U — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

Obj. 252U

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1500
HP
12 / 29
271.2m
View range
13 / 29
Firepower
Shell
1931
DPM
24 / 29
225
Penetration
9 / 29
420
Damage
3 / 29
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
14 / 29
9.33%
Penetration loss over distance
11 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
1655
DPM
23 / 29
265
Penetration
15 / 29
360
Damage
3 / 29
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
7 / 29
5.66%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
2299
DPM
29 / 29
68
Penetration
1 / 29
500
Damage
6 / 29
165
Devices/crew damage
3 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
29 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
3 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
3 / 29
4.60
Rate of fire
27 / 29
13.05
Reload time
25 / 27
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
26 / 29
0.398
Dispersion
27 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.240
When moving
20 / 29
0.240
When rotating
20 / 29
0.160
When rotating turret
18 / 29
3.000
After shot
1 / 29
Gun angles
6°
Depression
17 / 29
20°
Elevation
6 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
29.16
Turret traverse speed
9 / 29
Mobility
51.50
Weight
18 / 29
Speed
35
Forward
16 / 29
14
Backward
16 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.46
On hard terrain
19 / 29
9.97
On medium terrain
18 / 29
8.22
On soft terrain
8 / 29
Traverse speed
31.59
On hard terrain
15 / 29
25.27
On medium terrain
18 / 29
20.83
On soft terrain
8 / 29
7.30m×3.44m×1.84m
Size
11 / 29
Concealment
21.50%
While still
1 / 29
16.60%
While moving
1 / 29
5.51%
Upon firing while still
1 / 29
4.63%
Upon firing while moving
1 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
223.5m
While still
234.3m
While moving
258.8m
Upon firing while still
260.8m
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.