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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:
1500
HP
6 / 24
282.5m
View range
1 / 24
Firepower
Shell
2412
DPM
9 / 24
203
Penetration
1 / 24
220
Damage
17 / 24
119
Devices/crew damage
17 / 24
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 24
8.87%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 24
Explosion radius
— / —
2083
DPM
7 / 24
237
Penetration
10 / 24
190
Damage
16 / 24
119
Devices/crew damage
17 / 24
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
2 / 24
8.44%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 22
Explosion radius
— / —
2960
DPM
9 / 24
44
Penetration
18 / 24
270
Damage
16 / 24
119
Devices/crew damage
19 / 24
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 24
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.40
Explosion radius
18 / 24
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
88.0
Caliber
17 / 24
10.96
Rate of fire
7 / 24
5.47
Reload time
4 / 21
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.63
Base aim time
14 / 24
0.308
Dispersion
1 / 24
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
5 / 24
0.180
When rotating
5 / 24
0.160
When rotating turret
15 / 24
4.000
After shot
6 / 24
Gun angles
6°
Depression
16 / 24
17°
Elevation
14 / 24
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 24
30.37
Turret traverse speed
14 / 24
Mobility
61.25
Weight
11 / 24
Speed
35
Forward
6 / 24
14
Backward
6 / 24
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.95
On hard terrain
22 / 24
8.62
On medium terrain
21 / 24
5.17
On soft terrain
24 / 24
Traverse speed
32.77
On hard terrain
17 / 24
28.40
On medium terrain
12 / 24
17.04
On soft terrain
22 / 24
6.38m×2.98m×2.48m
Size
9 / 24
Concealment
13.70%
While still
14 / 24
7.90%
While moving
14 / 24
4.63%
Upon firing while still
14 / 24
3.33%
Upon firing while moving
14 / 24
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.