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Magazine-fed Gun

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Magazine-fed Gun

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Magazine Reload Times
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100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. s
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Magazine-fed Gun

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Theoretical Damage Per Minute
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50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
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Advantageous Damage Per Minute
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75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

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Magazine-fed Gun

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Theoretical Damage Per Minute
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75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
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With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

Advantageous Damage Per Minute
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75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

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Magazine-fed Gun

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Theoretical Damage Per Minute
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50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

Advantageous Damage Per Minute
Loaded-mag DPM: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
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Magazine-fed Gun

Using Shell Type 1 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:vk4502p::top|damage1 Damage):


Theoretical Damage Per Minute
Nominal: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

Advantageous Damage Per Minute
Loaded-mag DPM: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

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Magazine-fed Gun

Using Shell Type 2 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:vk4502p::top|damage2 Damage):


Theoretical Damage Per Minute
Nominal: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

Advantageous Damage Per Minute
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50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

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Magazine-fed Gun

Using Shell Type 3 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:vk4502p::top|damage3 Damage):


Theoretical Damage Per Minute
Nominal: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

Advantageous Damage Per Minute
Loaded-mag DPM: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".
With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable".

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Damage Per Minute


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For more details, see Crew or Equipment
Aim time
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General
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View Range


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For more details, see Skills or Equipment
Signal Range
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It has a thicker frontal armor than its brother, the E-75. It carries the same gun ordnance, but the VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B has a slightly better gun reload and handling accuracy (but worse gun depression) thanks to its turret stats. The transmission is located in the middle, which prevents fires from frontal hits, but there is a driver port (albeit small) on the front, and thinner sides. Thus, angling the tank is an absolute must in order to survive.

When first acquired, it comes with an insufficient gun, and will only begin to show its powerhouse when equipped with the L/68 105mm Gun, and will change the balance of battles once equipped with the powerful 128mm L/55 gun

Due to the rear-mounted turret, this tank may seem harder to play and more unwieldy than the previous VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. A. It's certainly slower than a fully upgraded E-75, mostly due an overwhelmed 875 hp engine, but give it time and get used to its unique playing style and you could easily find yourself playing a part in tipping the battle in your team's favor.

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Modules / Available Equipment and Consumables

Modules

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Guns

Tier Gun Penetration
(mm)
Damage
(HP)
Rate of fire
(rounds/minute)
Dispersion
(m/100m)
Aiming time
(s)
Weight
(kg)
Price
(Credits)

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Engines

Tier Engine Engine Power
(hp)
Chance of Fire on Impact
(%)
Weight
(kg)
Price
(Credits)

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Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(т)
Traverse Speed
(gr/sec)
Rmin Weight
(kg)
Price
(Credits)

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Radios

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Weight
(kg)
Price
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Player Opinion

Pros and Cons

Pros:


  • Respectable front armor allows bouncing even against tier 10 guns
  • Ability to pivot in place
  • Best sidescraping ability 2nd only to the Maus
  • Good training for using the Maus
  • Harder to ignite transmission


Cons:


  • Large profile makes an easy target for artillery
  • Weak side armor
  • Lacks mobility
  • Very weak stock gun that must be used before obtaining the top gun.
  • Rear-mounted turret


Performance

Initially, the Ausf B. is slow and clumsy. Its rear-mounted turret makes it so you have to fully reveal yourself from cover to fire if you adopt traditional tactics. Instead, angle your front to protect it behind cover while exposing your side at an acute angle. Once upgraded, it makes up for some of its more awkward grievances. The armor is nicely sloped, allowing it to bounce a high percentage of shells. However, its frontal armor has the driver view port as weakness, but only very accurate shots may hit it. Unlike its competitor the E-75, the VK 45.02P does not use a front mounted transmission and is thus much less prone to engine fires when hit in the lower front glacis, but its engine is located in the front so you instead will get engine damage.

In some cases, the learning curve can become fairly expensive and you may suffer heavy financial hits until you've grown (or groaned) accustomed to this heavy tank. Don't give up. It's well worth the pain. If mastered, the Ausf B. can be a rewarding tank to play and is great preparation for the playing style of the Maus.

This is one of the most well-adapted tanks for the "Sidescrape" position due to the rear mounted turret. This is especially good since the rear-mounted turret makes it less suitable for "peek and shoot" city tactics.

Alternatively you could approach this tank as a Ferdinand with a turret (the top gun is essentialy the same as the one on the Ferdi) and the armor is just as reliable at range, the mobility is similar as well. Just hang back and snipe from long range if the classic 'heavy tank' playstyle does not suit you.


Early Research

  • You should have researched the engines, gun and radio from the previous VK, so equip them first
  • The stock turret is strong enough to hold up on its own,so its important to upgrade the guns as it will give you the ability to hit targets reliably, should you have not researched the 105mm L/68 from the Tiger II, your first priority is to acquire that gun.
  • Research the suspension, or use a suspension module
  • Research and equip the Turret
  • Get the 128mm Gun
  • Go from there


Suggested Equipment


Improved VentilationTank Gun Rammer Enhanced Gun Laying Drive Vertical Stabilizer 


Gallery

Historical Info

Two prototypes of this vehicle (one with the forward-mounted turret and the other with the rear-mounted turret) were designed by Dr. Ferdinand Porsche, but it never entered production.

This tank, named the VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. B in the game, is based on the prototype with the rear-mounted turret. The forward-mounted turret is represented by the VK 45.02 (P) Ausf. A.


Additional information can be found at: www.achtungpanzer.com.


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