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P.43 bis — Tier VI European medium tank

P.43 bis

VI
Cost
  • 920 000
  • 24 500
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

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930
HP
18 / 25
278.8m
View range
5 / 25
Firepower
Shell
1822
DPM
18 / 25
140
Penetration
13 / 25
225
Damage
1 / 25
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 25
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
24 / 25
14.29%
Penetration loss over distance
23 / 25
Explosion radius
— / —
1539
DPM
18 / 25
180
Penetration
14 / 25
190
Damage
1 / 25
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 25
Burst damage
— / —
750
Velocity
24 / 25
22.22%
Penetration loss over distance
24 / 25
Explosion radius
— / —
2186
DPM
22 / 25
45
Penetration
1 / 25
270
Damage
5 / 25
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 25
Burst damage
— / —
650
Velocity
23 / 25
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
1 / 25
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
1 / 25
8.10
Rate of fire
24 / 25
7.41
Reload time
22 / 23
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.17
Base aim time
24 / 25
0.362
Dispersion
21 / 25
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
10 / 25
0.130
When rotating
10 / 25
0.100
When rotating turret
23 / 25
4.000
After shot
5 / 25
Gun angles
7°
Depression
17 / 25
20°
Elevation
9 / 25
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 25
48.60
Turret traverse speed
10 / 25
Mobility
33.06
Weight
10 / 25
Speed
50
Forward
14 / 25
20
Backward
2 / 25
Effective Power / Weight ratio
19.22
On hard terrain
10 / 25
15.73
On medium terrain
16 / 25
12.36
On soft terrain
15 / 25
Traverse speed
59.65
On hard terrain
5 / 25
48.81
On medium terrain
8 / 25
38.35
On soft terrain
10 / 25
6.30m×3.10m×1.95m
Size
18 / 25
Concealment
22.50%
While still
23 / 25
17.60%
While moving
23 / 25
7.88%
Upon firing while still
22 / 25
6.65%
Upon firing while moving
22 / 25
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
221.3m
While still
232.1m
While moving
253.6m
Upon firing while still
256.3m
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 P.43 bis is one of the versions of the Italian medium tank developed in the mid-1940s. A 90-mm gun was planned to be mounted on the new vehicle. The tank was intended to demonstrate effective performance against existing vehicles.