Medium Tank: A-43

A-43

Developed at Factory No. 183 in 1941 under the designation A-43. The vehicle was to replace the T-34. The A-43 was conceived to feature a torsion bar suspension, a V-5 engine, a new transmission, a commander’s cupola, and front armor enhanced to 60 mm.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VI
Hit Points 660 HP
Weight/Load Limit 27.0 / 27.0 t
Price 925,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Radio Operator
  4. Driver
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 500 h.p.
Speed Limit 55 km/h
Traverse Speed 42 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 48 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 60
  • sides 45
  • rear 40
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 60
  • sides 45
  • rear 45
Armament
Gun 76 mm F-34
Ammunition 100 pcs
Damage 83-138 HP
Armor Penetration 65-108 mm
Rate of Fire 16.67 rounds/min
View Range 350 m
Signal Range 325 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
V A-43
  • front 60
  • sides 45
  • rear 45
48 350 9,500
VI A-44
  • front 75
  • sides 75
  • rear 75
48 360 14,500
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
IV 76 mm F-34 110/110/156 86/102/38 16.67 30,550
V 76 mm S-54 115/110/165 125/156/39 16.67 40,130
V 57 mm ZiS-4 85/85/95 112/189/29 26.09 41,480
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VI V-2-34 500 15 27,860
VI V-5 600 15 27,860
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
V A-43 variant A 27.0 42 8,300
VI A-43 variant B 30.0 44 14,100
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IV 9R 325 1,980
VIII 9RM 525 24,240