Light Tank: BT-2

BT-2

Developed on the basis of the Christie tank M1931. Produced at the Kharkiv Komintern Locomotive Factory (KhPZ), with 650 BT-2 tanks and 1,884 BT-5 tanks manufactured from 1932 through 1935.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier II
Hit Points 140 HP
Weight/Load Limit 10.26 / 11.5 t
Price 3,500
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Driver
  3. Gunner (Loader)
Mobility
Engine Power 400 h.p.
Speed Limit 55 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 32 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 15
  • sides 13
  • rear 10
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 26
  • sides 13
  • rear 13
Armament
Gun 37 mm Hotchkiss
Ammunition 92 pcs
Damage 23-38 HP
Armor Penetration 26-43 mm
Rate of Fire 24.0 rounds/min
View Range 240 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
I BT-2
  • front 26
  • sides 13
  • rear 13
32 240 440
II BT-5
  • front 26
  • sides 13
  • rear 13
35 280 500
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
I 37 mm B-3 36/36/40 40/64/19 24.0 1,950
I 37 mm Hotchkiss 30/30/36 34/44/19 24.0 0
I 20 mm TNSh 10/10 28/39 118.81 2,380
II 23 mm VJa 12/12 30/42 120.0 2,750
II 45 mm 20K 47/47/62 51/88/23 26.09 2,530
III 37 mm ZiS-19 40/40/50 58/92/19 26.09 4,250
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV M-5-400 400 20 10,230
IV M-17L 450 20 10,770
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II BT-2 11.5 36 260
II BT-5 11.8 40 520
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II 71-TK-1 265 180
III 71-TK-3 300 570