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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

KV-1B

USSR

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 100mm@10(102.0mm)
 Side  80mm@10(81.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@10(61.0mm)
 Top  40mm@90(40.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 110mm@20(117.0mm)
 Side  110mm@10(112.0mm)
 Rear  75mm@10(76.0mm)
 Top  35mm@90(35.0mm)

Hull

 Front 110mm@45(156.0mm)
 Side  110mm@0(110.0mm)
 Rear  75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Top  35mm@90(35.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 100 mm

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 156 (mm) - Minimum 35 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  46.35 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 3
M.G's Large -
Length 6.95 (mtr)
Width 3.28 (mtr)
Height 2.69 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 22 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 7.5 (mph)
Range Road 140 (miles)
Range Cross Country 94 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 121
Horse Power 550
Power/Weight 11.86 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The KV-1B was a heavy tank used by the russians between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.28 metres wide, 6.95 metres long, 2.69 metres high and weighed 46.35 tonnes.

Powered by a 550hp petrol engine the KV-1B was capable of a road speed of 22mph and a cross country speed of 7mph. The 121 gallon fuel capacity gave the KV-1B a road range of 140 miles and a cross country range of 94 miles.

Based on the kv chassis, the vehicle was armed with 3 light machine guns, a 76.2mm Gun M02/30 L/40 with a muzzle velocity of 680m/sec which was capable of penetrating 74mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
76.2mm Gun M02/30 L/40
 Calibre 76 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 680 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.4 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 82 81 79 74 70 65 61 57
Flight Time(secs) 0.14 0.3 0.61 1.26 1.96 2.71 3.5 4.36
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 93 69 39 22 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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