Heavy Tank: KV-1

KV-1

Development was started at the end of 1938. A prototype was produced in August 1939. First saw action in December 1939 at the Mannerheim Line. The vehicle was mass-produced from March 1940 through August 1942, with a total of 2769 manufactured.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier V
Hit Points 590 HP
Weight/Load Limit 47.41 / 47.8 t
Price 390,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Radio Operator
  4. Driver
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 450 h.p.
Speed Limit 34 km/h
Traverse Speed 18 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 24 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 75
  • sides 75
  • rear 70
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 90
  • sides 75
  • rear 75
Armament
Gun 76 mm ZiS-5
Ammunition 114 pcs
Damage 83-138 HP
Armor Penetration 65-108 mm
Rate of Fire 15.0 rounds/min
View Range 310 m
Signal Range 360 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
V KV-1 LKZ mod. 1940
  • front 90
  • sides 75
  • rear 75
24 310 9,380
V KV-1 ChTZ mod. 1942
  • front 110
  • sides 110
  • rear 110
24 310 9,900
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 57 mm project 413 85/85/95 112/189/29 26.09 38,000
V 76 mm ZiS-5 110/110/156 86/102/38 15.0 33,400
V 122 mm U-11 450/370 61/140 5.26 45,920
VI 85 mm F-30 160/160/280 120/161/43 12.0 48,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV M-17L 450 20 10,770
IV M-17T 500 20 13,460
VI V-2K 500 15 23,050
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
IV KV-1 mod. 1940 47.8 18 4,020
V KV-1 mod. 1941 55.8 20 9,550
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
V 10R 360 3,660
VII 10RK 440 18,600