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"Calculations of mass of the hull and turret according to technical requirements of the GBTU TU for 1945

On the increase of mass of the T-50 due to thickening the armour (calculations are approximate, measurements were taken from photos of the cutaways of the hull in the proving grounds report).

Item

Thickness

Mass (kg)

Required thickness

Increase in mass (kg)

Turret

37 mm

2000

Comparable with the IS-3

4000

Sides (upper)

37 mm

2600

74 mm

2600

Sides (lower)

37 mm

850

92 mm

1275

Rear plates

37 mm

870

74 mm

870

Floor

15 mm

952

20 mm

315

Cannon

45 mm caliber

313

76 mm caliber

840

Total


7585


9900

The mass of the T-50 tank is 14,000 kg. When the armour is increased to the thicknesses in the table, the mass of the tank will be 23,900 kg. 

When designing the new tank, it is necessary to also take into account the increase of the mass of the engine by about 500 kg.

Assistant to the Chief of the 2nd Department of the GBTU TU, Engineer-Captain [signature]"


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