Medium Tank: T-43

T-43

Designed as a replacement for the T-34 in the spring of 1942. The T-43 was recommended for service, but never entered mass production.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 1,000 HP
Weight/Load Limit 33.13 / 34.0 t
Price 1,355,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader (Radio Operator)
Mobility
Engine Power 520 h.p.
Speed Limit 51 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 48 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 75
  • sides 75
  • rear 75
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 80
  • sides 80
  • rear 60
Armament
Gun 85 mm S-53
Ammunition 60 pcs
Damage 120-200 HP
Armor Penetration 95-158 mm
Rate of Fire 12.0 rounds/min
View Range 360 m
Signal Range 325 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI T-43 mod. 1942
  • front 80
  • sides 80
  • rear 60
48 360 12,840
VII T-43 mod. 1943
  • front 90
  • sides 90
  • rear 90
46 370 15,300
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 122 mm U-11 450/370 61/140 5.26 45,920
VI 85 mm S-53 160/160/280 126/167/43 12.0 62,000
VII 85 mm D5T-85BM 180/180/300 144/194/44 11.11 73,600
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VI V-2-34M 520 15 29,500
VIII V-2-44 560 12 49,740
VIII V-54K 600 12 58,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VI T-43 34.0 36 11,690
VII T-43 mod. 1943 37.3 38 17,720
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IV 9R 325 1,980
VIII 9RM 525 24,240