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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
22 / 30
278.8m
View range
6 / 30
Firepower
Shell
1822
DPM
23 / 30
140
Penetration
17 / 30
225
Damage
1 / 30
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 30
Burst damage
— / —
700
Velocity
29 / 30
14.29%
Penetration loss over distance
28 / 30
Explosion radius
— / —
1539
DPM
23 / 30
180
Penetration
18 / 30
190
Damage
1 / 30
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 30
Burst damage
— / —
750
Velocity
29 / 30
22.22%
Penetration loss over distance
29 / 30
Explosion radius
— / —
2186
DPM
26 / 30
45
Penetration
1 / 30
270
Damage
6 / 30
122
Devices/crew damage
1 / 30
Burst damage
— / —
650
Velocity
28 / 30
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
1 / 30
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
1 / 30
8.10
Rate of fire
28 / 30
7.41
Reload time
26 / 28
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.17
Base aim time
29 / 30
0.362
Dispersion
25 / 30
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
11 / 30
0.130
When rotating
11 / 30
0.100
When rotating turret
28 / 30
4.000
After shot
5 / 30
Gun angles
7°
Depression
22 / 30
20°
Elevation
10 / 30
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 30
48.60
Turret traverse speed
11 / 30
Mobility
33.06
Weight
13 / 30
Speed
50
Forward
17 / 30
20
Backward
2 / 30
Effective Power / Weight ratio
19.22
On hard terrain
14 / 30
15.73
On medium terrain
21 / 30
12.36
On soft terrain
20 / 30
Traverse speed
59.65
On hard terrain
7 / 30
48.81
On medium terrain
12 / 30
38.35
On soft terrain
12 / 30
6.30m×3.10m×1.95m
Size
20 / 30
Concealment
22.50%
While still
26 / 30
17.60%
While moving
26 / 30
7.88%
Upon firing while still
24 / 30
6.65%
Upon firing while moving
24 / 30
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 279m
227.5m
While still
238.7m
While moving
261.0m
Upon firing while still
263.8m
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.