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Pz. IV S. — Tier VI German medium tank

Pz. IV S.

VI

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
950
HP
12 / 21
278.8m
View range
5 / 21
Firepower
Shell
2193
DPM
1 / 21
150
Penetration
4 / 21
160
Damage
7 / 21
100
Devices/crew damage
14 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
925
Velocity
3 / 21
12.00%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
1850
DPM
1 / 21
194
Penetration
7 / 21
135
Damage
7 / 21
100
Devices/crew damage
13 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1156
Velocity
2 / 21
10.31%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 21
Explosion radius
— / —
2741
DPM
1 / 21
20
Penetration
15 / 21
200
Damage
7 / 21
100
Devices/crew damage
14 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
925
Velocity
3 / 21
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.06
Explosion radius
14 / 21
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
75.0
Caliber
13 / 21
13.70
Rate of fire
1 / 21
4.38
Reload time
1 / 20
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 21
0.317
Dispersion
2 / 21
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
9 / 21
0.130
When rotating
9 / 21
0.080
When rotating turret
10 / 21
4.000
After shot
4 / 21
Gun angles
10°
Depression
4 / 21
20°
Elevation
8 / 21
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 21
29.16
Turret traverse speed
21 / 21
Mobility
30.30
Weight
15 / 21
Speed
44
Forward
20 / 21
18
Backward
14 / 21
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.75
On hard terrain
14 / 21
15.97
On medium terrain
12 / 21
9.02
On soft terrain
19 / 21
Traverse speed
41.31
On hard terrain
20 / 21
37.18
On medium terrain
20 / 21
21.00
On soft terrain
21 / 21
5.41m×3.22m×2.38m
Size
19 / 21
Concealment
25.70%
While still
9 / 21
20.10%
While moving
9 / 21
8.61%
Upon firing while still
11 / 21
7.22%
Upon firing while moving
11 / 21
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
214.2m
While still
226.6m
While moving
252.0m
Upon firing while still
255.0m
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

In November 1944 the Krupp company presented several avant-projects aimed to upgrade armament of tanks and tank destroyers in service. Among them there was a project of mounting a Panther's Schmalturm (tight turret) on the Pz IV Ausf. J. The project was canceled due to phasing out the Pz IV production.