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Type 58 — Tier VI Chinese medium tank

Type 58

VI
Cost
  • 920 000
  • 25 000
Preceded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
980
HP
6 / 32
278.8m
View range
6 / 32
Firepower
Shell
1804
DPM
30 / 32
128
Penetration
24 / 32
200
Damage
5 / 32
115
Devices/crew damage
5 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
19 / 32
13.28%
Penetration loss over distance
19 / 32
Explosion radius
— / —
1533
DPM
29 / 32
172
Penetration
29 / 32
170
Damage
5 / 32
115
Devices/crew damage
5 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
990
Velocity
17 / 32
19.19%
Penetration loss over distance
29 / 32
Explosion radius
— / —
2706
DPM
5 / 32
43
Penetration
6 / 32
300
Damage
1 / 32
115
Devices/crew damage
5 / 32
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
15 / 32
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.32
Explosion radius
5 / 32
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
85.0
Caliber
5 / 32
9.02
Rate of fire
27 / 32
6.65
Reload time
24 / 29
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
16 / 32
0.344
Dispersion
20 / 32
Dispersion factors
0.130
When moving
11 / 32
0.130
When rotating
11 / 32
0.080
When rotating turret
13 / 32
4.000
After shot
5 / 32
Gun angles
7°
Depression
24 / 32
22°
Elevation
6 / 32
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 32
58.32
Turret traverse speed
1 / 32
Mobility
32.48
Weight
18 / 32
Speed
55
Forward
11 / 32
20
Backward
2 / 32
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.63
On hard terrain
21 / 32
16.93
On medium terrain
17 / 32
13.30
On soft terrain
17 / 32
Traverse speed
55.61
On hard terrain
11 / 32
50.56
On medium terrain
6 / 32
39.72
On soft terrain
6 / 32
5.78m×2.58m×2.30m
Size
14 / 32
Concealment
27.50%
While still
10 / 32
21.40%
While moving
13 / 32
9.13%
Upon firing while still
11 / 32
7.60%
Upon firing while moving
13 / 32
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 279m
216.0m
While still
230.0m
While moving
258.1m
Upon firing while still
261.6m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 164–205
  • 123–164
  • 82–123
  • 41–82
  • 0–41
Spaced armor
  • 184–230
  • 138–184
  • 92–138
  • 46–92
  • 0–46
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 U.S.S.R. exported a total of 1,800 T-34-76 and T-34-85 tanks to China. In 1954 the Chinese government made the decision to begin domestic production of the T-34-85 in 1958, with the new vehicle designated the Type 58. However, production was never initiated, and the Chinese army settled for modifications to the Soviet-made T-34s.