KV-1s Model 1942

KV-1s Model 1942 was an armoured vehicle (tank, AFV or armoured fighting vehicle) in combat use during the Second World War (World War II or WWII) primarily on the Eastern Front. The KV-1 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. KV-1 was produced and deployed by the Red Army of the Soviet Union (USSR). The technical drawing (plan, layout or profile) shows the general appearance characteristics of the specified model (version) of the KV-1 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armoured fighting vehicle, refer to KV-1s Model 1942.

KV-1s Model 1942
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk
Production Period 1942 - 1943
Origin Russia (USSR)
Country Name Origin Year
Russia (USSR) 1942
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Russia (USSR) View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk 1942 1943 1370 View
Formal DesignationKV-1s Model 1942
Manufacturer(s)Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk (ChKZ or Tankograd)
Production Quantity1370Production PeriodAug. 1942-Apr. 1943
TypeHeavy TankCrew5
Length overall7.0 m (23' 0")Barrel Overhang0.2 m (0' 8")
Width3.3 m (10' 10")Height2.8 m (9' 2")
Combat Weight42500 kg (94000 lbs)Radio Equipment9R or 10R
Primary Armament76.2mm Gun ZiS-5Ammunition Carried102
Traverse (degrees)360°Elevation (degrees)-4° to +25°
Traverse speed (360°)n.a.SightTMFD, PTK
Secondary Armament3 x 7.62mm DT
(coaxial, bow, turret rear)
Ammunition Carried3042

Engine Make & ModelV-2K-sTrack Links87-90/track
Type & DisplacementV12, n.a.Track Width67 cm (26")
Horsepower (max.)600hp@1900rpmTrack Ground Contact433 cm (170")
Power/Weight Ratio14.1 hp/tonneGround Pressure0.73 kg/cm2 (10.4 psi)
Gearbox5 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance0.45 m (1' 6")
FuelDieselTurning Radius9.45 m (31' 0")
Range on/off road250/177 kmGradient36°
Mileage on road240 l/100kmVertical Obstacle1.0 m (3' 3")
Fuel Capacity600 lFording1.5 m (4' 11")
Speed on/off road43/19 km/hTrench Crossing2.7 m (8' 10")
Armor DetailFrontSideRearTop/Bottom
RT, SHT, ST, SKVr, PH22r, OOBTr, RTAV, George R. Bradford

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