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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
3 / 22
302.0m
View range
1 / 22
Firepower
Shell
2290
DPM
10 / 22
219
Penetration
2 / 22
225
Damage
8 / 22
122
Devices/crew damage
8 / 22
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
13 / 22
6.04%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 22
Explosion radius
— / —
1934
DPM
10 / 22
275
Penetration
1 / 22
190
Damage
8 / 22
122
Devices/crew damage
8 / 22
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
21 / 22
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2749
DPM
13 / 22
45
Penetration
8 / 22
270
Damage
8 / 22
122
Devices/crew damage
8 / 22
Burst damage
— / —
914
Velocity
13 / 22
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
8 / 22
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
8 / 22
10.18
Rate of fire
10 / 22
5.89
Reload time
9 / 20
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
14 / 22
0.317
Dispersion
9 / 22
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 22
0.120
When rotating
2 / 22
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 22
3.000
After shot
1 / 22
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 22
13°
Elevation
21 / 22
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 22
51.03
Turret traverse speed
7 / 22
Mobility
34.00
Weight
18 / 22
Speed
45
Forward
19 / 22
20
Backward
2 / 22
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.44
On hard terrain
9 / 22
16.76
On medium terrain
8 / 22
13.17
On soft terrain
7 / 22
Traverse speed
60.45
On hard terrain
10 / 22
54.96
On medium terrain
3 / 22
43.18
On soft terrain
3 / 22
6.51m×2.97m×2.12m
Size
16 / 22
Concealment
30.13%
While still
6 / 22
23.40%
While moving
6 / 22
9.46%
Upon firing while still
2 / 22
7.85%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 22
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
204.4m
While still
219.3m
While moving
250.1m
Upon firing while still
253.6m
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.