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VK 168.01 (P) — Tier VIII German heavy tank

VK 168.01 (P)

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1950
HP
1 / 35
282.5m
View range
2 / 35
Firepower
Shell
1928
DPM
31 / 35
220
Penetration
22 / 35
460
Damage
1 / 35
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
810
Velocity
34 / 35
13.64%
Penetration loss over distance
31 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
1635
DPM
33 / 35
260
Penetration
26 / 35
390
Damage
1 / 35
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1013
Velocity
23 / 35
15.77%
Penetration loss over distance
22 / 23
Explosion radius
— / —
2515
DPM
28 / 35
65
Penetration
3 / 35
600
Damage
1 / 35
180
Devices/crew damage
1 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
810
Velocity
28 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.71
Explosion radius
1 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
128.0
Caliber
1 / 35
4.19
Rate of fire
34 / 35
14.31
Reload time
29 / 30
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.17
Base aim time
15 / 35
0.416
Dispersion
34 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.250
When moving
27 / 35
0.250
When rotating
27 / 35
0.180
When rotating turret
34 / 35
3.000
After shot
1 / 35
Gun angles
8°
Depression
14 / 35
25°
Elevation
2 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
21.87
Turret traverse speed
31 / 35
Mobility
168.00
Weight
1 / 35
Speed
20
Forward
34 / 35
15
Backward
10 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.52
On hard terrain
33 / 35
8.73
On medium terrain
29 / 35
6.76
On soft terrain
19 / 35
Traverse speed
24.30
On hard terrain
34 / 35
22.27
On medium terrain
33 / 35
17.24
On soft terrain
23 / 35
8.98m×3.70m×3.21m
Size
35 / 35
Concealment
6.10%
While still
33 / 35
4.00%
While moving
33 / 35
2.66%
Upon firing while still
33 / 35
2.32%
Upon firing while moving
34 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
275.4m
While still
280.4m
While moving
283.6m
Upon firing while still
284.4m
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

In the summer of 1942, Porsche received an order for a breakthrough vehicle with the most powerful armament and thickest armor possible for such a class. VK 168.01 was a further development of the Mäuschen project. The main difference was in the frontal placement of the turret. Existed only in blueprints.