Comparing: VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. A vs. IS-3 vs. IS-6
Development of this vehicle started in April 1942. The Krupp company received an order for construction of turrets. However, the prototype was never manufactured. The turrets were mounted on the first Tiger IIs.
Mass production of the vehicle started in May 1945. On September 7,1945, IS-3 tanks took part in the Allied Victory Parade through Berlin. A total of 1170 vehicles were manufactured by the end of 1946, when production was canceled. From 1948 through the late 1950s, the tanks underwent a number of modernization refits.
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.
|Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page|
|Battle Tiers||8 9 10||8 9 10||8 9 10|
|Speed Limit||38 km/h||38 km/h||35 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||16 km/h||15 km/h||14 km/h|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||1.00 %||%||%|
|When Firing||0.95 %||%||%|
|Neto Credits Income||-2916.57|
|Kills per Battle||0.600386|
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