Heavy Tank: VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B

VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B

Two designs of this vehicle (one with the forward-mounted turret and the other with the rear-mounted turret) were drawn up by Ferdinand Porsche. The tank never saw mass production.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 1,850 HP
Weight/Load Limit 72.5 / 75.5 t
Price 3,598,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 600 h.p.
Speed Limit 30 km/h
Traverse Speed 17 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 200
  • sides 100
  • rear 100
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 220
  • sides 150
  • rear 150
Armament
Gun 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71
Ammunition 92 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 152-254 mm
Rate of Fire 7.79 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 415 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VIII VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B
  • front 220
  • sides 150
  • rear 150
26 390 31,500
IX VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B Schwerer Turm
  • front 252
  • sides 160
  • rear 160
18 400 48,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 240/240/295 203/237/44 7.79 112,180
VIII 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/52 320/320/420 200/244/60 6.74 116,490
IX 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/68 320/320/420 225/285/60 5.83 178,500
X 12,8 cm Kw.K. 44 L/55 490/490/630 246/311/65 3.82 310,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VI 2x Porsche Typ 100/1 600 20 29,900
VII 2x Porsche Typ 100/3 670 20 39,850
VIII Porsche Deutz Typ 180/2 840 15 45,300
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII VK 45.02(P) Ausf. B 75.5 17 31,500
IX VK 45.02(P) Ausf. B verstärkteketten 80.8 20 60,000
Radios

Radios

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