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T-54 — Tier IX Soviet medium tank

T-54

IX
Cost
  • 3 450 000
  • 142 000

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1600
HP
11 / 11
302.0m
View range
4 / 11
Firepower
Shell
2945
DPM
4 / 11
201
Penetration
11 / 11
310
Damage
8 / 11
135
Devices/crew damage
9 / 11
Burst damage
— / —
895
Velocity
11 / 11
9.95%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 11
Explosion radius
— / —
2470
DPM
5 / 10
270
Penetration
5 / 10
260
Damage
7 / 10
135
Devices/crew damage
8 / 10
Burst damage
— / —
895
Velocity
9 / 10
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
3990
DPM
1 / 10
50
Penetration
8 / 10
420
Damage
5 / 10
135
Devices/crew damage
8 / 10
Burst damage
— / —
895
Velocity
8 / 10
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.76
Explosion radius
8 / 10
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
100.0
Caliber
9 / 11
9.50
Rate of fire
2 / 11
6.32
Reload time
1 / 9
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
8 / 11
0.317
Dispersion
4 / 11
Dispersion factors
0.110
When moving
2 / 11
0.110
When rotating
2 / 11
0.100
When rotating turret
8 / 11
3.500
After shot
2 / 11
Gun angles
5°
Depression
8 / 11
20°
Elevation
2 / 11
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 11
53.46
Turret traverse speed
1 / 11
Mobility
35.00
Weight
7 / 11
Speed
56
Forward
5 / 11
20
Backward
4 / 11
Effective Power / Weight ratio
22.00
On hard terrain
4 / 11
20.00
On medium terrain
3 / 11
13.75
On soft terrain
4 / 11
Traverse speed
63.96
On hard terrain
4 / 11
58.15
On medium terrain
1 / 11
39.98
On soft terrain
4 / 11
5.87m×2.54m×1.85m
Size
1 / 11
Concealment
31.00%
While still
1 / 11
24.00%
While moving
1 / 11
8.85%
Upon firing while still
2 / 11
7.39%
Upon firing while moving
2 / 11
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 282m
210.1m
While still
226.3m
While moving
261.5m
Upon firing while still
264.9m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 328–410
  • 246–328
  • 164–246
  • 82–164
  • 0–82
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 prototype was constructed at the end of 1944. After successful trials in 1945–1947 the T-54 mod. 1947 was adopted for service. 713 vehicles were constructed before production was phased out. In 1949 production of a new variant was launched.