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T-54 mod. 1 — Tier VIII Soviet medium tank

T-54 mod. 1

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1400
HP
12 / 29
302.0m
View range
1 / 29
Firepower
Shell
2100
DPM
24 / 29
175
Penetration
25 / 29
280
Damage
6 / 29
135
Devices/crew damage
6 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
895
Velocity
25 / 29
11.43%
Penetration loss over distance
20 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
1800
DPM
23 / 29
235
Penetration
26 / 29
240
Damage
6 / 29
135
Devices/crew damage
6 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1119
Velocity
19 / 29
11.49%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 24
Explosion radius
— / —
2625
DPM
22 / 29
50
Penetration
6 / 29
350
Damage
6 / 29
135
Devices/crew damage
6 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
895
Velocity
23 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.76
Explosion radius
6 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
100.0
Caliber
6 / 29
7.50
Rate of fire
23 / 29
8.00
Reload time
18 / 24
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
19 / 29
0.335
Dispersion
22 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.140
When moving
15 / 29
0.140
When rotating
15 / 29
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 29
4.000
After shot
12 / 29
Gun angles
5°
Depression
24 / 29
20°
Elevation
2 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
58.32
Turret traverse speed
1 / 29
Mobility
35.50
Weight
18 / 29
Speed
44
Forward
27 / 29
18
Backward
27 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.11
On hard terrain
27 / 29
13.43
On medium terrain
28 / 29
10.74
On soft terrain
24 / 29
Traverse speed
64.39
On hard terrain
5 / 29
53.66
On medium terrain
6 / 29
42.93
On soft terrain
5 / 29
5.84m×2.19m×1.78m
Size
3 / 29
Concealment
32.30%
While still
3 / 29
25.00%
While moving
3 / 29
9.45%
Upon firing while still
3 / 29
7.84%
Upon firing while moving
3 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
199.6m
While still
215.8m
While moving
250.1m
Upon firing while still
253.7m
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

Developed at Factory No. 183 in 1944. It was based on the T-44, with many components modified to enhance the armor and armament of the new vehicle. According to one source, the first prototype was built at the end of 1944. However, some other sources mention another date—January 1945. The tank underwent trials in March and April 1945, but never entered mass production.