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IS-2 (Iosef Stalin) Heavy Tank

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IS-2 (Iosef Stalin) Heavy Tank

Specifications

Crew: 4
Weight: 46,000 kg
Length: 9.90 m
Width: 3.09 m
Height: 2.73 m
Max speed: 37 km/h (on road)
Max range: 240 km (on road)
Engine: One V-2-IS (V-2K) V-12 diesel
(447 kW)
Power-to-weight ratio: 9.72 kW/tonne
Vertical obstacle climb: 1.00 m
Gradient: 40.0 %
Trench crossing: 2.49 m
Main armament: 122-mm gun
Secondary armament: One 12.7-mm machine-gun
One 7.62-mm machine-gun
Armour: 132 mm (max)

Images

IS-2 Tanks in Korea

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North Korean crews accompanying their IS-2 tanks being transported by train.

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IS-2 tank dug in.

Chinese IS-2 Tanks

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IS-2 tanks on parade.

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