Sunday, May 22, 2016

KV-9/Object 229 Heavy Tank

The KV-9 was a Russian heavy tank project. The KV-9 had a rate of fire of 2 rounds per minute (30 seconds between shots), able to aim within 5-6 seconds. The tank passed trials but was rejected anyway, partly because a 76 mm gun was adequate and deemed superior.
Name: KV-9
Type: Heavy Tank
Origin: Soviet Union
Year: 1941
Produced: 2

Length: 6.9 Meters
Width: 3.32 Meters
Height: 2.71 Meters
Weight: 48100 Kilograms
Speed: 35 km/h

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-122 mm U-11
Secondary Armament:
-7.62 mm DT (3)

Gun Flexibility:
19.5° Elevation
4° Depression

135 mm Front
75 mm Side
60 mm Rear
40 mm Top
20 mm Bottom
75 mm Front (90 mm Gun Shield)
75 mm Side
75 mm Rear
40 mm Top?


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