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Type 68 — Tier IX Japanese heavy tank

Type 68

IX
Cost
  • 3 640 000
  • 154 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
2050
HP
9 / 18
264.0m
View range
1 / 18
Firepower
Shell
2479
DPM
7 / 18
250
Penetration
7 / 18
400
Damage
12 / 18
165
Devices/crew damage
7 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
1067
Velocity
3 / 18
8.00%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 18
Explosion radius
— / —
2107
DPM
7 / 18
340
Penetration
1 / 18
340
Damage
12 / 18
165
Devices/crew damage
7 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
1020
Velocity
11 / 18
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
3191
DPM
6 / 18
60
Penetration
13 / 18
515
Damage
9 / 18
165
Devices/crew damage
7 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
1067
Velocity
1 / 18
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.42
Explosion radius
11 / 18
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
120.0
Caliber
11 / 18
6.20
Rate of fire
6 / 18
9.68
Reload time
3 / 13
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.44
Base aim time
8 / 18
0.344
Dispersion
6 / 18
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
5 / 18
0.180
When rotating
5 / 18
0.120
When rotating turret
7 / 18
4.000
After shot
7 / 18
Gun angles
9°
Depression
13 / 18
17°
Elevation
14 / 18
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 18
19.44
Turret traverse speed
13 / 18
Mobility
67.37
Weight
4 / 18
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 18
15
Backward
4 / 18
Effective Power / Weight ratio
13.36
On hard terrain
11 / 18
12.25
On medium terrain
9 / 18
8.64
On soft terrain
9 / 18
Traverse speed
32.65
On hard terrain
9 / 18
29.93
On medium terrain
7 / 18
21.13
On soft terrain
7 / 18
7.78m×3.33m×2.16m
Size
14 / 18
Concealment
9.20%
While still
14 / 18
5.60%
While moving
14 / 18
3.30%
Upon firing while still
15 / 18
2.65%
Upon firing while moving
15 / 18
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 282m
260.7m
While still
269.0m
While moving
274.4m
Upon firing while still
275.9m
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

Воплощение концепции основного боевого танка, набравшей популярность в середине 1960-х годов. Потенциально обладал хорошим бронированием и подвижностью, но из-за чрезмерно большой массы и высокой стоимости проект так и не был запущен в производство, оставшись на уровне эскизов.