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STA-1 — Tier VIII Japanese medium tank

STA-1

VIII
Cost
  • 2 550 000
  • 111 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1450
HP
4 / 35
302.0m
View range
1 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2290
DPM
18 / 35
219
Penetration
5 / 35
225
Damage
14 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
23 / 35
6.04%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
1934
DPM
17 / 35
275
Penetration
2 / 35
190
Damage
13 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
33 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2749
DPM
21 / 35
45
Penetration
13 / 35
270
Damage
13 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
17 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
13 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
13 / 35
10.18
Rate of fire
17 / 35
5.89
Reload time
14 / 28
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
25 / 35
0.317
Dispersion
15 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 35
0.120
When rotating
2 / 35
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 35
3.000
After shot
1 / 35
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 35
13°
Elevation
33 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
51.03
Turret traverse speed
9 / 35
Mobility
34.00
Weight
29 / 35
Speed
50
Forward
16 / 35
20
Backward
3 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
19.25
On hard terrain
20 / 35
17.50
On medium terrain
16 / 35
13.75
On soft terrain
11 / 35
Traverse speed
63.10
On hard terrain
8 / 35
57.37
On medium terrain
1 / 35
45.07
On soft terrain
1 / 35
6.51m×2.97m×2.12m
Size
20 / 35
Concealment
30.13%
While still
9 / 35
23.40%
While moving
9 / 35
9.46%
Upon firing while still
2 / 35
7.85%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
217.7m
While still
233.8m
While moving
267.3m
Upon firing while still
271.1m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 240–300
  • 180–240
  • 120–180
  • 60–120
  • 0–60
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
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 first Japanese post-war tank was developed on the basis of U.S. vehicles. The STA-1 was developed, taking into consideration Japanese terrain, rail network specifications, and anthropometric data of Japanese tankers. Only one prototype was built, in December 1956.