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KV-8 - Specifications

KV-8, Model 1942
Developer KB ChKZ
commencement of works summer 1941
production of the first prototype October 1942
Serially produced in 1942-1943
in service until the end of the war.
COMBAT MASS 43,000 kg
CREW, people five
DIMENSIONS
Length mm 6750
Width, mm 3320
Height mm 2710
Clearance, mm ?
ARMAMENT
  • one 45-mm cannon 20K,
  • three 7.62-mm machine gun DT
  • ATO-41 flamethrower
  • AMMO
  • 116 shells,
  • 2442 cartridges and
  • 690 liters of fire mixture
  • TARGETING DEVICES
  • telescopic sight - TOD-6
  • periscope sight - PT-6
  • command panorama - PT-1
  • ARMOR
  • hull front - 75 mm
  • hull side - 60 mm
  • turret front - 75 mm
  • turret casing - 75 mm
  • turret stern - 75 mm
  • gun mask - 90 mm
  • roof - 40 mm
  • bottom - 20 mm
  • ENGINE V-2K, diesel, 12-cylinder, 600 hp
    TRANSMISSION mechanical type with 5-speed gearbox
    CHASSIS (per side)
  • 6 dual track rollers,
  • 3 support rollers,
  • front drive and rear guide wheels,
  • high-speed track
  • SPEED 35 km / h
    RANGE ON THE HIGHWAY 180 km
    CONSTRAINED OBSTACLES
    Angle of rise, hail. ?
    Wall height, m 1.20
    Wade depth, m 1.60
    width of the pit, m 2.20
    MEANS OF COMMUNICATION 71TK-3 radio station



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