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Supertest: British FV4201 Chieftain Proto Heavy Tank

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The Tier IX British FV4201 Chieftain Proto heavy tank entered Supertest stage. No information was shared about this vehicle plan, but it does have a Premium status in Supertest. That doesn’t mean it will be Premium, we had vehicles like that before and had the tag removed, but, the FV4201 Chieftain Proto does look like the perfect vehicle to be yet another Tier IX Premium vehicle introduced to Supertest. We will have to wait and see.

The vehicle has a 120 mm gun with 400 damage per shot.  The penetration value of the standard shell is 262 mm, and the special APCR shell penetrates 310mm. The gun’s accuracy is 0.36, has an aiming time of 2.3s, and a reload time of 12s.

Thanks to sloped armour, the thickness of the turret front of the vehicle reach 350mm, while the hull has 80mm of well-sloped armour. The tank also has good gun depression/elevation angles of –10/20 degrees. Its durability is 1,950HP. The vehicle’s top speed is 35 km/h, and its specific power is 15h.p./t.

The FV4201 Chieftain Proto is a classic British heavy tank. Taking into account its strengths and weaknesses will help unleash the full potential of this vehicle

All characteristics are with a crew trained to 100% and subject to change before the final release.

Modules
Suspension
Turret
Gun
Engine
Radio

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FV4201 P.1 FV4201 P.1 120mm Tank Gn L11PA Leyland L60 No. 4 Mk. 1A C42/B47 AFV stations complete
Firepower - 428
Firepower
Average Damage per Shot (HP) 400/400/515
Average Penetration (mm) 262/310/120
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 5.22
Reload Time (s) 11.51
Gun Traverse Speed  (deg/s) 33.38
Gun Depression/Elevation Angles  (deg) -10/20
Aiming Time (s) 2.21
Dispersion at 100 m (m) 0.35
Average Damage per Minute  (HP/min) 2 086
Survivability - 443
Survivability
Hit Points (HP) 1 950
Hull Armour (front/sides/rear mm) 80/60/35
Turret Armour (front/sides/rear mm) 350/110/35
Suspension Repair Time (s) 12.03
Mobility - 394
Mobility
Weight/Load Limit (t) 50.00/52.00
Engine Power (h.p.) 750
Specific Power (h.p./t) 15.00
Top Speed/Reverse Speed (km/h) 35/12
Traverse Speed (deg/s) 31.29
Concealment - 99
Concealment
Concealment of Stationary Vehicle (%) 6.50/1.23
Concealment of Moving  Vehicle (%) 3.25/0.62
Spotting - 598
Spotting
View Range (m) 400
Signal Range (m) 782
Firepower Hidden Stats
Dispersion moving (+) 0.12
Dispersion tank traverse (+) 0.12
Dispersion turret traverse (+) 0.08
Dispersion after firing (+) 4.00
Shell Velocity (m/s) 1150/1350/1067
Mobility Hidden Stats
Hard Terrain Resistance (rad⁻¹) 1.10
Medium Terrain Resistance (rad⁻¹) 1.30
Soft  Terrain Resistance (rad⁻¹) 2.30
Hard Terrain Traverse (deg/s)
Medium Terrain Traverse (deg/s)
Soft Terrain Traverse (deg/s)

1 thought on “Supertest: British FV4201 Chieftain Proto Heavy Tank

  1. I would be nice if this was an indication of us finally getting an alternative British HT line ending in the Chieftain that we’ve always wanted…

    Which makes it perfect for WG to turn it into a premium so that alt line can never happen.

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