Armour Battles – Soviet Statistics

Recon

T–70

t-70_30The T–70 was developed as a light, reconnaissance tank, despite having a slower speed than the T34s. It can get itself out of trouble using its Break-off ability.

 

 

 

Type: Light AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 4D

Weapon: 45L46 Gun

  • Range: 7/14/28
  • FP: 5D AT: 6D

Notes: Recon. Break-off.

AFVs

T34/43

T34-43The T34/43 is an improved version of the T34. Fast and armed with a 76mm gun it has sloped armour and is a good all-round tank.

 

 

 

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 7D/6D

Weapon: 76L43 Gun

  • Range: 8/16/32
  • FP: 6D AT: 8D

Notes: Sloped armour.

T34/85

t-34-85The T34/85 was developed to carry a larger gun capable of dealing with the German Panthers and Tigers. Its increased armour and 85mm gun make it one of the best tanks of World War Two.

 

 

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 7D/6D

Weapon: 85L53 Gun

  • Range: 10/20/40
  • FP: 7D AT: 9D

Notes: Sloped armour.

KV–85

kv-85The KV–85 is a heavy tank armed with a 85mm gun. While better than the T34/43, the KV–85 is out-performed by the T34/85.

 

 

Type: Heavy AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 7D

Weapon: 85L53 Gun

  • Range: 10/20/40
  • FP: 8D AT: 9D

SU–85

SU-85The SU–85 is equipped with the same gun as the T34/85 and is an effective tank destroyer with good armour protection and fast speed.

 

 

Type: Medium AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Average

Reaction: 7D/6D

Weapon: 85L53 Gun

  • Range: 10/20/40
  • FP: 6D AT: 9D

Notes: 180° fire arc. Sloped armour.

Off-Table Artillery

The 76mm howitzer provides artillery support for Soviet forces.

76L39 Battery

Training: Regular

Type: Light Off-Table Artillery

Move:

Reaction:

Weapon: 76L39 howitzer

  • Range: Off-Table
  • FP: 3D AT: 3D

Notes: Artillery suppression.

About Jim Bambra

Jim has designed and developed a wide variety of games such as Warhammer Fantasy Battles, Warhammer 40,000, Star Wars Miniatures, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Frontiers, GURPS, Star Wars, and TORG. In addition to tabletop games, Jim has also developed games for PCs and consoles: Special Forces, Warzone 2100, Conflict: Desert Storm I & II, the Great Escape, Conflict: Vietnam, and Conflict: Global Storm, amongst others.

Combat HQ is his latest set of rules. It grew out of Jim’s desire to play a fast moving World War Two miniatures game that not only required him to make decisions as an army commander, but also contained sufficient detail to capture the intricacies and complexities of World War Two combat in an entertaining manner.

Jim lives in Fuerteventura where he plays a wide range of games from miniature wargames to video games. In his spare time he likes to read, teach Aikido and go walking with his dogs.

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