The decision to start development of a next-generation medium tank simultaneously while improving the T-54 was made on July 13, 1953. Development was carried out by Research Institute No. 100. The project was submitted in February—March 1954, and, in April 1955, the hull of the new vehicle was tested for shell resistance. However, the project was later canceled due to its complexity.
This is a reward vehicle. Reward vehicles have Elite status, earn more experience per battle, provide a range of other bonuses, and do not require research.
Time for the successive autoreloading of each shell into the magazine.
Characteristics are specified for Siege mode.
Characteristics are specified for Rapid mode.
Reload time of the first and second guns on double-barreled vehicles.
Characteristics are specified for vehicles with crews trained to 100%.