Have you ever wondered how the actual tanks are similar to the those in World of Tanks? Let's find out by visiting where the actual tanks were exhibited and compare them!
Let's meet our second hero! The tank destroyer
Appearance comparison - SU-100
Rear of tank
※ SU-100 at the Yongsan War Memorial in South Korea. It was captured at the time of Korean war.
(exhibited at the Yongsan War Memorial)
(In World of Tanks)
|Length: 9.45m / Width: 3m / Height: 2.25m||Size||-|
|Body: 75 / 45 / 45mm||Armour||Body: 75 / 45 / 45mm
|V-2 12-cylinder 4-stroke water-cooled diesel engine
85 MM D-5S
|Commander, Gunner, Loader, Driver||Crew||Commander, Gunner, Loader, Driver|
※ The specifications may differ depending on the model.
The SU-100's story in history
The SU-100 was developed by the Soviet Union in 1944 and operated as anti-tank artillery during World War II. 2,300 SU-100 were produced by July 1945, and large numbers of SU-100 were sent to Soviet allies after the end of World War II. The SU-100 was equipped with a 100mm gun on the body of the VI T-34-85 which contributed to the improved firepower. It was widely operated in defeating German heavy tanks at the Eastern Front.
During the Korean War, North Korea operated the SU-100 provided by the Soviet Union. The SU-100 had strong firepower, while the armour was thin, making its defence vulnerable. Therefore, it was mainly used for infantry support and anti-tank missions.
After the first battle in Budapest in January 1945, the Soviet SU-100 was used in Hungary's Balaton operation in March. The SU-100 was reborn with the help of Wargaming. Check the remarkable moments of this tank destroyer in the footage below.
SU-100 in World of Tanks
The Tier VI VI SU-100 has a rather high damage potential among the same-tier vehicles. The strength of its 100/122mm gun is enough to offset the weaknesses of its low hit rate and long reload time.
If you want to feel the excitement of a one-shot-kill, the SU-100 will be a good choice. Don't miss the chance to experience the true charm of a tank destroyer in battle!