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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

IS-3

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 102mm@30(118.0mm)
 Side  75mm@30(87.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@20(53.0mm)
 Top  35mm@90(35.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 120mm@45(170.0mm)
 Side  90mm@35(110.0mm)
 Rear  90mm@20(96.0mm)
 Top  45mm@90(45.0mm)

Hull

 Front 120mm@45(170.0mm)
 Side  90mm@0(90.0mm)
 Rear  90mm@0(90.0mm)
 Top  45mm@90(45.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 170 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 170 (mm) - Minimum 35 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1945 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  45.8 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 10.08 (mtr)
Width 3.23 (mtr)
Height 2.74 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 23 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 12 (mph)
Range Road 130 (miles)
Range Cross Country 94 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 106
Horse Power 513
Power/Weight 11.2 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The IS-3 was a heavy tank used by the russians between 1945 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 3.23 metres wide, 10.08 metres long, 2.74 metres high and weighed 45.8 tonnes.

Powered by a 513hp petrol engine the IS-3 was capable of a road speed of 23mph and a cross country speed of 12mph. The 106 gallon fuel capacity gave the IS-3 a road range of 130 miles and a cross country range of 94 miles.

Based on the is chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 122mm Gun D-25S L/45 with a muzzle velocity of 990m/sec which was capable of penetrating 150mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
122mm Gun D-25S L/45
 Calibre 122 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 990 m/sec
 Shell Weight 21.7 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 159 158 155 150 144 139 134 129
Flight Time(secs) 0.1 0.2 0.41 0.84 1.29 1.75 2.24 2.74
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 93 77 57 39
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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