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VK 45.03 — Tier VII German heavy tank

VK 45.03

VII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1500
HP
6 / 21
282.5m
View range
1 / 21
Firepower
Shell
2488
DPM
5 / 21
203
Penetration
2 / 21
220
Damage
15 / 21
119
Devices/crew damage
15 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 21
8.87%
Penetration loss over distance
5 / 20
Explosion radius
— / —
2149
DPM
4 / 21
237
Penetration
8 / 21
190
Damage
14 / 21
119
Devices/crew damage
15 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
2 / 21
8.44%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
3054
DPM
5 / 21
44
Penetration
15 / 21
270
Damage
14 / 21
119
Devices/crew damage
16 / 21
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
1 / 21
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.40
Explosion radius
15 / 21
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
88.0
Caliber
15 / 21
11.31
Rate of fire
5 / 21
5.30
Reload time
3 / 19
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.44
Base aim time
6 / 21
0.308
Dispersion
1 / 21
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
6 / 21
0.200
When rotating
6 / 21
0.120
When rotating turret
5 / 21
3.000
After shot
1 / 21
Gun angles
8°
Depression
6 / 21
15°
Elevation
13 / 21
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 21
34.02
Turret traverse speed
6 / 21
Mobility
65.00
Weight
5 / 21
Speed
38
Forward
2 / 21
14
Backward
5 / 21
Effective Power / Weight ratio
10.77
On hard terrain
18 / 21
8.46
On medium terrain
20 / 21
6.23
On soft terrain
18 / 21
Traverse speed
36.45
On hard terrain
6 / 21
28.64
On medium terrain
10 / 21
21.10
On soft terrain
12 / 21
6.87m×3.27m×2.53m
Size
12 / 21
Concealment
11.00%
While still
19 / 21
6.50%
While moving
19 / 21
4.03%
Upon firing while still
18 / 21
3.01%
Upon firing while moving
18 / 21
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
246.7m
While still
256.6m
While moving
262.1m
Upon firing while still
264.3m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Spaced armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
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

Heavy tank developed at the end of WWII. The project was designated the Tiger III (VK 45.03) on October 12, 1942. Existed only in blueprints.