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VK 72.01 K — Tier X German heavy tank

VK 72.01 K

X
Cost
  • 6 100 000
  • 245 000
Preceded by
Competes with

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
2100
HP
4 / 14
282.5m
View range
2 / 14
Firepower
Shell
2465
DPM
14 / 14
258
Penetration
6 / 14
640
Damage
1 / 14
203
Devices/crew damage
1 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
757
Velocity
13 / 14
12.79%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 14
Explosion radius
— / —
2118
DPM
14 / 14
334
Penetration
7 / 14
550
Damage
1 / 14
203
Devices/crew damage
1 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
606
Velocity
13 / 14
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
3698
DPM
7 / 14
85
Penetration
3 / 14
960
Damage
1 / 14
203
Devices/crew damage
1 / 14
Burst damage
— / —
757
Velocity
12 / 14
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
3.57
Explosion radius
1 / 14
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
150.0
Caliber
1 / 14
3.85
Rate of fire
14 / 14
15.58
Reload time
12 / 12
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.54
Base aim time
10 / 14
0.362
Dispersion
12 / 14
Dispersion factors
0.210
When moving
12 / 14
0.210
When rotating
12 / 14
0.100
When rotating turret
11 / 14
4.000
After shot
5 / 14
Gun angles
7°
Depression
7 / 14
17°
Elevation
8 / 14
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 14
21.87
Turret traverse speed
9 / 14
Mobility
122.39
Weight
3 / 14
Speed
30
Forward
11 / 14
15
Backward
1 / 14
Effective Power / Weight ratio
9.80
On hard terrain
13 / 14
8.99
On medium terrain
12 / 14
6.66
On soft terrain
12 / 14
Traverse speed
24.30
On hard terrain
11 / 14
22.27
On medium terrain
11 / 14
16.50
On soft terrain
11 / 14
6.78m×3.00m×2.69m
Size
9 / 14
Concealment
8.60%
While still
12 / 14
5.30%
While moving
12 / 14
2.89%
Upon firing while still
12 / 14
2.45%
Upon firing while moving
12 / 14
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 282m
262.0m
While still
269.7m
While moving
275.3m
Upon firing while still
276.3m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 280–350
  • 210–280
  • 140–210
  • 70–140
  • 0–70
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
From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

A superheavy tank with rear placement of the turret. Developed by the Krupp company. A new vehicle was to have stronger armament and enhanced armor compared to the VK 70.01. Existed only in blueprints.