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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 / 32
302.0m
View range
1 / 32
Firepower
Shell
2290
DPM
15 / 32
219
Penetration
5 / 32
225
Damage
12 / 32
122
Devices/crew damage
11 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
20 / 32
6.04%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 32
Explosion radius
— / —
1934
DPM
14 / 32
275
Penetration
2 / 32
190
Damage
11 / 32
122
Devices/crew damage
11 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
31 / 32
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2749
DPM
18 / 32
45
Penetration
11 / 32
270
Damage
11 / 32
122
Devices/crew damage
11 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
17 / 32
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
11 / 32
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
11 / 32
10.18
Rate of fire
14 / 32
5.89
Reload time
11 / 25
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
20 / 32
0.317
Dispersion
13 / 32
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 32
0.120
When rotating
2 / 32
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 32
3.000
After shot
1 / 32
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 32
13°
Elevation
30 / 32
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 32
51.03
Turret traverse speed
9 / 32
Mobility
34.00
Weight
27 / 32
Speed
45
Forward
28 / 32
20
Backward
3 / 32
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.44
On hard terrain
18 / 32
16.76
On medium terrain
16 / 32
13.17
On soft terrain
13 / 32
Traverse speed
60.45
On hard terrain
12 / 32
54.96
On medium terrain
3 / 32
43.18
On soft terrain
3 / 32
6.51m×2.97m×2.12m
Size
19 / 32
Concealment
30.13%
While still
7 / 32
23.40%
While moving
7 / 32
9.46%
Upon firing while still
2 / 32
7.85%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 32
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.