In March 1941, the Kirov and Izhora Plants were tasked with working on shielding the KV-1 tank. The final versions of drafts were reviewed on May 13, 1941, and blueprints were approved on June 19. The front of the vehicle needed reinforcing, as did the turret and sides of the hull. The Kirov Plant had already assembled three shielded vehicles by June 16, 1941, and production was underway until late July of the same year.
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Time for the successive autoreloading of each shell into the magazine
The improved system allows the time to be decreased for autoreloading the next shell upon firing the loaded shell when the corresponding indicator is displayed
Characteristics are specified for Siege mode.
The technical characteristics are displayed for the charged turbine mode.
Characteristics are specified for Rapid mode.
Reload time of the first and second guns on double-barreled vehicles
Time to repair a damaged main/reserve track
Characteristics are specified for vehicles with crews trained to 100%.