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Obj. 252U — Tier VIII Soviet heavy tank

Obj. 252U

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1800
HP
11 / 32
271.2m
View range
14 / 32
Firepower
Shell
1931
DPM
27 / 32
225
Penetration
10 / 32
420
Damage
3 / 32
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
17 / 32
9.33%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 32
Explosion radius
— / —
1655
DPM
26 / 32
265
Penetration
16 / 32
360
Damage
3 / 32
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
9 / 32
5.66%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
2299
DPM
32 / 32
68
Penetration
1 / 32
500
Damage
6 / 32
165
Devices/crew damage
3 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
32 / 32
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
3 / 32
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
3 / 32
4.60
Rate of fire
30 / 32
13.05
Reload time
28 / 30
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
3.08
Base aim time
29 / 32
0.398
Dispersion
30 / 32
Dispersion factors
0.240
When moving
22 / 32
0.240
When rotating
22 / 32
0.160
When rotating turret
21 / 32
3.000
After shot
1 / 32
Gun angles
6°
Depression
19 / 32
20°
Elevation
6 / 32
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 32
29.16
Turret traverse speed
10 / 32
Mobility
51.50
Weight
21 / 32
Speed
35
Forward
19 / 32
14
Backward
18 / 32
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.46
On hard terrain
21 / 32
9.97
On medium terrain
20 / 32
8.22
On soft terrain
9 / 32
Traverse speed
31.59
On hard terrain
18 / 32
25.27
On medium terrain
20 / 32
20.83
On soft terrain
9 / 32
7.30m×3.44m×1.84m
Size
13 / 32
Concealment
21.50%
While still
1 / 32
16.60%
While moving
1 / 32
5.51%
Upon firing while still
1 / 32
4.63%
Upon firing while moving
1 / 32
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.