If you like the project, consider supporting it on Patreon or take a look at our Merch store


P.43 bis — Tier VI European medium tank

P.43 bis

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

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
930
HP
15 / 21
278.8m
View range
5 / 21
Firepower
Shell
1822
DPM
15 / 21
140
Penetration
12 / 21
225
Damage
1 / 21
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
20 / 21
14.29%
Penetration loss over distance
19 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
1539
DPM
15 / 21
180
Penetration
12 / 21
190
Damage
1 / 21
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
750
Velocity
20 / 21
22.22%
Penetration loss over distance
20 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
2186
DPM
19 / 21
45
Penetration
1 / 21
270
Damage
4 / 21
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
650
Velocity
19 / 21
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
1 / 21
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
1 / 21
8.10
Rate of fire
20 / 21
7.41
Reload time
19 / 20
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.17
Base aim time
21 / 21
0.362
Dispersion
17 / 21
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
9 / 21
0.130
When rotating
9 / 21
0.100
When rotating turret
19 / 21
4.000
After shot
4 / 21
Gun angles
7°
Depression
14 / 21
20°
Elevation
8 / 21
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 21
48.60
Turret traverse speed
9 / 21
Mobility
33.06
Weight
9 / 21
Speed
50
Forward
12 / 21
20
Backward
2 / 21
Effective Power / Weight ratio
19.22
On hard terrain
10 / 21
15.73
On medium terrain
13 / 21
12.36
On soft terrain
12 / 21
Traverse speed
59.65
On hard terrain
5 / 21
48.81
On medium terrain
5 / 21
38.35
On soft terrain
7 / 21
6.30m×3.10m×1.95m
Size
15 / 21
Concealment
22.50%
While still
19 / 21
17.60%
While moving
19 / 21
7.88%
Upon firing while still
19 / 21
6.65%
Upon firing while moving
19 / 21
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

Click or tap on the image to see 3D model
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.