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VK 45.02 B — Tier IX German heavy tank

VK 45.02 B

IX
Cost
  • 3 598 000
  • 168 720
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
2300
HP
2 / 14
282.5m
View range
1 / 14
Firepower
Shell
2261
DPM
11 / 14
246
Penetration
8 / 14
460
Damage
2 / 14
180
Devices/crew damage
2 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
920
Velocity
11 / 14
2.03%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 14
Explosion radius
— / —
1917
DPM
11 / 14
311
Penetration
9 / 14
390
Damage
2 / 14
180
Devices/crew damage
2 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
1150
Velocity
4 / 14
15.43%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 6
Explosion radius
— / —
2949
DPM
8 / 14
65
Penetration
6 / 14
600
Damage
2 / 14
180
Devices/crew damage
2 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
920
Velocity
9 / 14
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.71
Explosion radius
3 / 14
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
128.0
Caliber
3 / 14
4.91
Rate of fire
10 / 14
12.21
Reload time
7 / 10
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.63
Base aim time
9 / 14
0.344
Dispersion
4 / 14
Dispersion factors
0.210
When moving
13 / 14
0.210
When rotating
13 / 14
0.160
When rotating turret
8 / 14
3.000
After shot
2 / 14
Gun angles
5.5°
Depression
12 / 14
18°
Elevation
5 / 14
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 14
19.44
Turret traverse speed
11 / 14
Mobility
79.17
Weight
3 / 14
Speed
30
Forward
12 / 14
15
Backward
3 / 14
Effective Power / Weight ratio
10.61
On hard terrain
11 / 14
9.73
On medium terrain
11 / 14
6.48
On soft terrain
11 / 14
Traverse speed
31.45
On hard terrain
8 / 14
28.83
On medium terrain
7 / 14
19.22
On soft terrain
10 / 14
6.75m×3.12m×2.46m
Size
8 / 14
Concealment
10.80%
While still
7 / 14
6.40%
While moving
7 / 14
3.35%
Upon firing while still
11 / 14
2.67%
Upon firing while moving
11 / 14
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 282m
256.9m
While still
267.2m
While moving
274.2m
Upon firing while still
275.8m
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

Two designs of this vehicle (one with the forward-mounted turret and the other with the rear-mounted turret) were drawn up by Ferdinand Porsche. The tank never saw mass production.