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Pz. IV A — Tier III German medium tank

Pz. IV A

III

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
470
HP
2 / 6
256.3
View range
2 / 6
Firepower
Shell
779
DPM
5 / 5
43
Penetration
5 / 5
160
Damage
1 / 5
100
Devices/crew damage
1 / 5
Burst damage
— / —
385
Velocity
5 / 5
9.30%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 5
Explosion radius
— / —
658
DPM
6 / 6
87
Penetration
5 / 6
135
Damage
1 / 6
100
Devices/crew damage
1 / 6
Burst damage
— / —
308
Velocity
6 / 6
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
974
DPM
6 / 6
38
Penetration
1 / 6
200
Damage
1 / 6
100
Devices/crew damage
1 / 6
Burst damage
— / —
385
Velocity
6 / 6
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.06
Explosion radius
1 / 6
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
75.0
Caliber
1 / 6
4.87
Rate of fire
6 / 6
12.32
Reload time
6 / 6
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.36
Base aim time
6 / 6
0.473
Dispersion
5 / 6
Dispersion factors
0.220
When moving
6 / 6
0.220
When rotating
6 / 6
0.160
When rotating turret
5 / 6
4.000
After shot
4 / 6
Gun angles
10°
Depression
2 / 6
20°
Elevation
2 / 6
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 6
47.91
Turret traverse speed
1 / 6
Mobility
18.21
Weight
5 / 6
Speed
42
Forward
3 / 6
18
Backward
1 / 6
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.00
On hard terrain
1 / 6
15.23
On medium terrain
1 / 6
12.94
On soft terrain
1 / 6
Traverse speed
46.88
On hard terrain
3 / 6
39.67
On medium terrain
4 / 6
33.71
On soft terrain
3 / 6
5.17m×2.62m×2.25m
Size
5 / 6

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
Spaced armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
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Historical Reference

Development of the vehicle started in 1935. It was nicknamed Pz Kpfw IV in April 1936. Mass production began in the fall of 1937, and the first vehicles saw service starting in 1938. A total of 35 vehicles were manufactured and were in service until 1941.

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