The Soviet IS2 The IS2 was built to a coherent doctrine, was far more economical to manufacture and maintain, was reasonably reliable, weighed about the same as Panther so had far less issues with bridges. The IS2 was not built as a counter to the.
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Hence after the nerf the King Tiger will remain as the best tank, the tank king of the Steel Division 2 with the benefit of the balance in team game being significantly improved. As for IS2-1944, at 190mm armor, it will only have slightly higher advantage against Panther G(from 700m to 800m advantage). and a slightly higher advantage against Jagdpanther(from 400m to 500m).
The Best Tank of WWII? Like any weapon system, the design of the Panther was an attempt to balance combat requirements with practical considerations. The KwK 42 main gun, for example, was one of the most effective anti-armor weapons carried by any tank in WWII. But it also had significant drawbacks. Its length of over fifteen feet (five meters.
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The King Tiger was a modern marvel, and remained unmatched in one-on-one combat. Technologically superior, with greater firepower and better armour than the Soviet IS-2, the King Tiger was a formidable opponent. However, the IS-2 was lighter, more manoeuvrable and most importantly, far more numerous. With overwhelming numerical superiority the Soviets were able to simply overwhelm their.
At the very least a single hit by the D-25 will stun a King Tiger, perhaps concussing crew members, perhaps breaking components or blowing off the gun tube, to worst-case cracking the armor and sending spall throughout the tank to blowing a hole in the deck armor. Bottom line is that the King Tiger does NOT have a range advantage over the IS-2, a myth Higgins seems to perpetuate. Soviet IS-2.
King Tiger vs IS-2. Operation Solstice 1945. Autore: David R. Higgins. The King Tiger was a modern marvel, and remained unmatched in one-on-one combat. Technologically superior, with greater firepower and better armour than the Soviet IS-2, the King Tiger was a formidable opponent. However, the IS-2 was lighter, more manoeuvrable and most importantly, far more numerous. With overwhelming.
Comparing: IS-2 vs. Tiger I. (IS-122) heavy tank was a modification of the IS-1. It featured a simple cast glacis plate. Elite Soviet Guards heavy tank regiments used the IS-2 extensively in the assaults on the fortress cities of Budapest, Breslau, and Berlin. These vehicles featured thick white stripes for quick identification by other Soviet tank crews. This vehicle, a tank of the 7th.
Comparing: Tiger I vs. IS-2. The tank first saw combat in the fighting for Leningrad, and Tigers were at the forefront of battles from Tunisia to Kursk. Although production was discontinued in the summer of 1944, the Tiger I continued to see action until the end of the war. Built in 1944, the IS-2 (IS-122) heavy tank was a modification of the IS-1. It featured a simple cast glacis plate.
British troops inspect a knocked out King Tiger tank in Le Plessis-Grimoult, 10 August 1944 Clumsiness. One of the biggest uses of Tigers II occurred during the Ardennes Offensive. Hitler wanted to again use the iron fist of Blitzkrieg tactics against his enemies. It worked well in 1939-1942 when the Luftwaffe had air superiority and the Panzer corps were outfitted with fast, mobile tanks.
King Tiger vs IS-2: Operation Solstice 1945 (Duel Book 37). I am modelling a few IS2's so this book is just the job for all it's pictures and words. All to obvious that jerry never stood a chance with all those opposing tanks he had to contend with even if his tanks were much better built (though far too heavy for it's small engine) and therefore too unreliable (and not enough of them) to.
King Tiger vs IS-2: Operation Solstice 1945 by David R. Higgins. Nazi Germany's Tiger is arguably the most famous tank of World War II. With its thick armor and devastating millimeter gun, the Mark VI—or. The article: Was the King Tiger really King seems to be clearly biased Tiger's (I and II) side armor was vulnerable to late war medium tank.
Test results of a Sheman M4A2 tank shooting at a Tiger tank. Tank Archives: Sherman vs Tiger This blog is dedicated to bringing World War II era documents to the general public, with an overall focus on armoured warfare.
The IS-2 tank first saw combat in early 1944, equipping elite Guards Heavy Tank Regiments of the Red Army. First encountered by Otto Carius and a fellow Tiger I. After knocking out a column of T-34's, Carius moved into the nearby village of Malinava where he came face to face with the new IS-2. It was quickly destroyed, however as Carius moved further into the village he discovered a platoon.
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The IS-2 weighed about the same as a German Panther and was lighter than the German heavy Tiger tank series, and was slightly lower than either. Western observers tended to criticize Soviet tanks for their lack of finish and crude construction. The Soviets responded that it was warranted considering the need for wartime expediency and the typically short battlefield life of their tanks.