T 55A

other mediumTank IX T 55A

Characteristics

Protection

50%
50%

Firepower

66%
66%

Shot Effectiveness

77%
77%

Maneuverability

67%
67%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 34.90
Hit Points 1650
Engine Power (hp) 700
Speed Limit (km/h) 56
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 186 - 252
Standard Shell Damage 233 - 388
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 8.0

Historical Reference

An upgraded version of the T-55 tank. The T 55A had a higher level of nuclear protection and no bow machinegun. From 1962 through 1970, about 1,800 of the T-55 and T 55A tanks were supplied to East Germany by the U.S.S.R.

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