Tank Destroyer: Tortoise

Tortoise

The development of this assault tank began in Great Britain in 1942. The design was finalized by February 1944, and an order was placed for 25 vehicles. However, by the fall of 1947 only five tanks had been manufactured.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 2,000 HP
Weight/Load Limit 77.0 / 77.0 t
Price 3,500,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 650 h.p.
Speed Limit 20 km/h
Traverse Speed 20 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 228
  • sides 152
  • rear 101
Armament
Gun OQF 32-pdr AT Gun
Ammunition 60 pcs
Damage 188-313 HP
Armor Penetration 161-268 mm
Rate of Fire 12.0 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 550 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII OQF 32-pdr AT Gun 250/250/330 214/246/47 12.0 105,000
IX OQF 20-pdr AT Gun Type B Barrel 230/230/280 226/258/42 13.95 180,000
X 120 mm AT Gun L1A1 400/400/515 259/326/120 8.45 320,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VIII Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk. V 650 20 44,000
IX Rolls-Royce Meteor M120 810 20 92,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII Tortoise 77.0 20 32,234
IX Tortoise Mk. 2 81.0 22 63,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VIII WS No. 19 Mk. III 550 22,000
VIII WS No. 22 700 25,000
X SR C42 750 54,000