Medium Tank: STA-1

STA-1

The first Japanese post-war tank was developed on the basis of U.S. vehicles. The STA-1 was developed, taking into consideration Japanese terrain, rail network specifications, and anthropometric data of Japanese tankers. Only one prototype was built, in December 1956.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VIII
Hit Points 1,350 HP
Weight/Load Limit 33.73 / 34.0 t
Price 2,550,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 500 h.p.
Speed Limit 45 km/h
Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 42 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 45
  • sides 35
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 70
  • sides 60
  • rear 35
Armament
Gun 90 mm Gun M3A1
Ammunition 50 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 116-194 mm
Rate of Fire 7.32 rounds/min
View Range 380 m
Signal Range 720 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII STA-1
  • front 70
  • sides 60
  • rear 35
42 380 18,000
VIII STA-3
  • front 70
  • sides 60
  • rear 35
42 390 32,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VII 90 mm Gun M3A1 240/240/320 155/243/45 7.32 81,000
VIII 90 mm Rifled Gun 240/240/320 185/275/45 8.0 95,500
IX 90 mm Gun Type 61 240/240/320 218/275/45 8.0 160,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Mitsubishi DL10T 500 15 33,000
VIII Mitsubishi 12HM20WT 570 12 48,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VII STA-1 34.0 40 17,000
VIII STA-3 37.0 44 31,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IX JAN/GRC-3Z 720 45,500
X JAN/GRC-4Z 750 55,000