Comparing: Tiger II vs. IS-6 vs. KV-4
The most heavily armored tank carrying the most powerful anti-tank gun. The vehicle's drawbacks included an overloaded suspension and engine-transmission group, as well as excessive general mass. When engaging enemy vehicles at long range, the Tiger II had an upper hand over any other vehicle in terms of the gun and armor protection. However, due to the excessive mass of the vehicle, relatively low durability of the engine and transmission, and small total number of vehicles built, the Tiger II did not have any significant impact on the course of war.
Plans for this vehicle were drawn up in the construction bureau of the Chelyabinsk Kirov plant from December 1943 to the summer of 1944. Further development and the construction of the first prototype took place at the Uralmash plant. However, the vehicle had no advantages over the other heavy tank designs under consideration, and its armor was seen as inferior to the IS-4 (Object 701), so the IS-6 was not selected for production.
The project of N. L. Dukhov developed in April 1941. A prototype was to be produced by November 1941. However, the work was discontinued due to the outbreak of the Soviet–German war.
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|Battle Tiers||8 9 10||8 9 10||8 9 10|
|Speed Limit||38 km/h||35 km/h||30 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||12 km/h||14 km/h||11 km/h|
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|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||%||%||4.00 %|
|When Firing||%||%||0.87 %|
|Neto Credits Income||-1864.68|
|Kills per Battle||0.588947|
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