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T-43 — Tier VII Soviet medium tank

T-43

VII
Cost
  • 1 355 000
  • 62 540
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1150
HP
10 / 17
290.4m
View range
8 / 17
Firepower
Shell
2591
DPM
7 / 17
144
Penetration
14 / 17
200
Damage
7 / 17
115
Devices/crew damage
8 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
4 / 17
13.19%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
2203
DPM
6 / 17
194
Penetration
14 / 17
170
Damage
7 / 17
115
Devices/crew damage
8 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
1188
Velocity
3 / 17
13.40%
Penetration loss over distance
12 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
3887
DPM
3 / 17
44
Penetration
7 / 17
300
Damage
2 / 17
115
Devices/crew damage
8 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
3 / 17
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.32
Explosion radius
7 / 17
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
85.0
Caliber
7 / 17
12.96
Rate of fire
10 / 17
4.63
Reload time
8 / 15
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
10 / 17
0.335
Dispersion
10 / 17
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
1 / 17
0.120
When rotating
1 / 17
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 17
4.000
After shot
5 / 17
Gun angles
8°
Depression
6 / 17
26°
Elevation
1 / 17
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 17
55.89
Turret traverse speed
3 / 17
Mobility
34.83
Weight
9 / 17
Speed
51
Forward
14 / 17
20
Backward
2 / 17
Effective Power / Weight ratio
21.05
On hard terrain
9 / 17
17.23
On medium terrain
11 / 17
14.58
On soft terrain
9 / 17
Traverse speed
64.00
On hard terrain
2 / 17
52.37
On medium terrain
3 / 17
44.31
On soft terrain
2 / 17
5.48m×2.12m×2.04m
Size
3 / 17
Concealment
29.30%
While still
4 / 17
22.80%
While moving
4 / 17
9.26%
Upon firing while still
5 / 17
7.71%
Upon firing while moving
5 / 17
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
206.2m
While still
220.6m
While moving
250.5m
Upon firing while still
254.0m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Spaced armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
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

Designed as a replacement for the T-34 in the spring of 1942. The T-43 was recommended for service, but all work on the project was discontinued in favor of improving the T-34. The vehicle never entered mass production.