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Tiger (P) — Tier VII German heavy tank

Tiger (P)

VII
Cost
  • 1 395 000
  • 53 220
Preceded by
Competes with

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1450
HP
1 / 19
282.5m
View range
1 / 19
Firepower
Shell
2412
DPM
8 / 19
203
Penetration
2 / 19
220
Damage
13 / 19
119
Devices/crew damage
13 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 19
8.87%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 18
Explosion radius
— / —
2083
DPM
6 / 19
237
Penetration
8 / 19
190
Damage
12 / 19
119
Devices/crew damage
13 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
2 / 19
8.44%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
2960
DPM
8 / 19
44
Penetration
13 / 19
270
Damage
12 / 19
119
Devices/crew damage
14 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 19
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.40
Explosion radius
13 / 19
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
88.0
Caliber
13 / 19
10.96
Rate of fire
6 / 19
5.47
Reload time
4 / 17
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.63
Base aim time
12 / 19
0.308
Dispersion
1 / 19
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
5 / 19
0.180
When rotating
5 / 19
0.160
When rotating turret
11 / 19
4.000
After shot
4 / 19
Gun angles
6°
Depression
11 / 19
17°
Elevation
10 / 19
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 19
30.37
Turret traverse speed
10 / 19
Mobility
61.25
Weight
9 / 19
Speed
35
Forward
6 / 19
14
Backward
4 / 19
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.95
On hard terrain
18 / 19
8.62
On medium terrain
17 / 19
5.17
On soft terrain
19 / 19
Traverse speed
32.77
On hard terrain
13 / 19
28.40
On medium terrain
10 / 19
17.04
On soft terrain
17 / 19
6.38m×2.98m×2.48m
Size
7 / 19
Concealment
13.70%
While still
10 / 19
7.90%
While moving
10 / 19
4.63%
Upon firing while still
11 / 19
3.33%
Upon firing while moving
11 / 19
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
240.7m
While still
253.5m
While moving
260.8m
Upon firing while still
263.6m
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

On May 26, 1941, Adolf Hitler ordered Ferdinand Porsche and the Henschel company to develop prototypes of a new heavy tank. The prototypes were shown to the Führer on April 20, 1942. Manufacturing began, but the production run was cut short due to the complexity of the tank's drive and control systems, and a shortage of the required copper. Later, 90 produced hulls were converted into Ferdinand tank destroyers.