Heavy Tank: B1

B1

Development was started in 1921. Due to extended trials the vehicle did not enter service until 1934. A total of 403 tanks in two basic modifications were manufactured from 1935 through 1940.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 380 HP
Weight/Load Limit 29.23 / 33.3 t
Price 185,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Gunner, Loader)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver (Loader)
  4. Radio Operator
Mobility
Engine Power 180 h.p.
Speed Limit 30 km/h
Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 60
  • sides 60
  • rear 55
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 40
  • sides 40
  • rear 40
Armament
Gun 47 mm SA34
Ammunition 112 pcs
Damage 38-63 HP
Armor Penetration 19-31 mm
Rate of Fire 26.09 rounds/min
View Range 300 m
Signal Range 290 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III B1 APX 1
  • front 40
  • sides 40
  • rear 40
30 300 1,950
IV B1 APX 4
  • front 46
  • sides 46
  • rear 46
30 330 5,240
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II 47 mm SA34 50/50/62 25/46/24 26.09 2,400
III 47 mm SA37 55/55/70 66/98/24 28.57 4,750
III 47 mm SA35 55/55/70 45/79/24 26.09 3,250
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
III Renault S6Bis 180 20 3,500
IV Renault Naeder-FIEUX 307 20 10,000
IV Renault BDR 350 20 11,120
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III B1 33.3 26 1,900
IV B1 bis 39.3 28 4,680
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III ER 51 290 500
V ER 53 360 3,650
IX ER 55 710 44,100