Heavy Tank: Tiger I

Tiger I

Development of the Tiger I was started in 1937 by the Henschel company. Mass production began in 1942, with an eventual total of 1,354 vehicles manufactured. The tank first saw combat in the fighting for Leningrad, and Tigers were at the forefront of battles from Tunisia to Kursk. Although production was discontinued in the summer of 1944, the Tiger I continued to see action until the end of the war.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 1,400 HP
Weight/Load Limit 55.54 / 57.0 t
Price 1,390,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 650 h.p.
Speed Limit 40 km/h
Traverse Speed 24 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 24 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 100
  • sides 80
  • rear 80
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 100
  • sides 80
  • rear 80
Armament
Gun 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70
Ammunition 110 pcs
Damage 101-169 HP
Armor Penetration 113-188 mm
Rate of Fire 15.0 rounds/min
View Range 370 m
Signal Range 310 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2
  • front 100
  • sides 80
  • rear 80
24 370 15,820
VIII Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E
  • front 100
  • sides 80
  • rear 80
18 380 33,220
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 350/350/410 64/104/53 7.5 28,000
VI 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 135/135/175 150/194/38 15.0 53,000
VII 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 220/220/270 132/171/44 10.91 66,000
VIII 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 240/240/295 203/237/44 8.96 112,180
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Maybach HL 210 TRM P45 650 20 35,500
VIII Maybach HL 230 TRM P45 700 20 54,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VI Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H1 57.0 24 15,000
VII Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E 61.0 26 21,600
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III FuG 5 310 630
VI FuG 7 415 8,160
IX FuG 12 710 43,200