Comparing: VK 30.02 (M) vs. A-43 vs. Type 4 Chi-To
A medium tank, developed by the MAN company and designed as a 30-ton tank. Simultaneously, the Daimler-Benz company developed a competing project. On May 13, 1942, the two projects were submitted to the Ministry of Armaments and War Production. The MAN design was preferred, and the tank eventually entered service as the Pz.Kpfw. V Panther.
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.
The Type 4 Chi-To medium tank was developed in 1943 on the basis of the Chi-Nu. The tank was conceived to replace the Chi-Ha. However, mass production was not launched due to shortages of materials and components. A total of six chassis were produced, and only two tanks were built on their basis.
|Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page|
|Battle Tiers||6 7 8||6 7 8||6 7 8|
|Speed Limit||55 km/h||55 km/h||45 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||20 km/h||18 km/h|
|Horse power / weight|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|Accuracy||63.9465 %||64.0592 %||65.1168 %|
|Neto Credits Income||1513.85||-1392.86||-647.747|
|Winrate||46.3087 %||51.3426 %||48.1555 %|
|Kills per Battle||0.598343||0.659025||0.692756|
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