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VK 45.02 A — Tier VIII German heavy tank

VK 45.02 A

VIII
Cost
  • 2 435 000
  • 90 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1570
HP
6 / 23
282.5
View range
2 / 23
Firepower
Shell
2270
DPM
5 / 23
200
Penetration
22 / 23
310
Damage
15 / 23
150
Devices/crew damage
13 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
15 / 23
8.50%
Penetration loss over distance
7 / 23
Explosion radius
— / —
1904
DPM
5 / 23
244
Penetration
22 / 23
260
Damage
15 / 23
150
Devices/crew damage
13 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
1188
Velocity
9 / 23
6.15%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 15
Explosion radius
— / —
3076
DPM
2 / 23
60
Penetration
11 / 23
420
Damage
13 / 23
150
Devices/crew damage
13 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
9 / 23
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.91
Explosion radius
15 / 23
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
105.0
Caliber
15 / 23
7.32
Rate of fire
5 / 23
8.19
Reload time
4 / 21
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
3 / 23
0.335
Dispersion
8 / 23
Dispersion factors
0.160
When moving
2 / 23
0.160
When rotating
2 / 23
0.100
When rotating turret
1 / 23
3.000
After shot
1 / 23
Gun angles
6°
Depression
14 / 23
17°
Elevation
14 / 23
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 23
29.16
Turret traverse speed
7 / 23
Mobility
56.92
Weight
12 / 23
Speed
38
Forward
9 / 23
16
Backward
3 / 23
Effective Power / Weight ratio
14.76
On hard terrain
4 / 23
12.49
On medium terrain
3 / 23
6.49
On soft terrain
15 / 23
Traverse speed
44.82
On hard terrain
1 / 23
37.93
On medium terrain
2 / 23
19.72
On soft terrain
9 / 23
6.66m×3.12m×2.58m
Size
14 / 23

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Historical Reference

Development of this vehicle started in April 1942. The Krupp company received an order for construction of turrets. However, the prototype was never manufactured. The turrets were mounted on the first Tiger IIs.

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