KV-85

KV-85 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-85 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. KV-85 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-85 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armoured fighting vehicle, refer to KV-85.

KV-85
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk
Production Period 1943 - 1943
Origin Russia (USSR)
Country Name Origin Year
Russia (USSR) 1943
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk 1943 1943 130 View
GENERAL DATA
Formal DesignationKV-85
Manufacturer(s)Factory No.100 Kirovskiy Works in Chelyabinsk (ChKZ or Tankograd)
Production Quantity130Production PeriodSept.-Nov. 1943
TypeHeavy TankCrew4
Length overall8.49 m (27' 10")Barrel Overhang1.69 m (5' 7")
Width3.25 m (10' 8")Height2.80 m (9' 2")
Combat Weight46000 kg (101000 lbs)Radio Equipment9R or 10R
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament85mm Gun D-5T85Ammunition Carried71
Traverse (degrees)360°Elevation (degrees)-4° to +23°
Traverse speed (360°)n.a.Sightn.a.
Secondary Armament3 x 7.62mm DTAmmunition Carried3276

MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
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 Ratio13.0 hp/tonneGround Pressure0.79 kg/cm2 (11.2 psi)
Gearbox5 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance0.40 m (1' 4")
FuelDieselTurning Radius9.45 m (31' 0")
Range on/off road251/150 kmGradient36°
Mileage on road219 l/100kmVertical Obstacle1.2 m (3' 11")
Fuel Capacity550 lFording1.6 m (5' 3")
Speed on/off road35/12 km/hTrench Crossing2.7 m (8' 10")
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor DetailFrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull75mm@60°(nose)60mm@90°75mm@round30mm@0°(front)
20mm@0°(rear)
Superstructure40mm@25°(glacis)-40mm@round40mm@0°(front)
75mm@60°(driver)30mm@0-3°(rear)
Turret100mm@round100mm@75°100mm@60°40@0-5°
Mantlet95mm@round---

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