FV4201 Chieftain Mk.6 Leader

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The Chieftain Mk. 6 Leader is a tier 5 Premium MBT. It comes with a special camo scheme and is currently the only tank in the game with an attached camo net. The Mk. 6 Leader has never been sold in the web shop or in game dealers, but has often been a prize for code giveaways and special events such as Hunt Down My.com Employees, where any player who killed a My.com member in a PVP match would be gifted the tank.

FV4201 Chieftain Mk.6 Leader
FV4201 Chieftain Mk.6 Leader
Details
Tier / Class:
5 MBT
Nation:
United Kingdom
Dealer:
Special
Cost:
1500 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
583
DPM:
3,491
Penetration:
380 mm
Hit Points:
2,750
Hull F/S/R:
300 / 100 / 35
Turret F/S/R:
500 / 110 / 31
Max Speed:
52 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
8.66 s
Hull Traverse:
24.7 deg/s
Camouflage:
14%
Vision:
415 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.12°
Max Cannon Depression:
-12 / 0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
25 deg/s

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The Chieftain Mk. 6 Leader is very similar to the other Chieftain variants from the British MBT line, so should be played accordingly. Because it is sluggish, it should be placed in positions, close to allies if possible, where it can influence the battle without being flanked. The hull armor is unreliable at best, so it performs best in hull down, where it can punish opponents with its powerful 120mm gun.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Is a premium with increased credit and reputation earning potential
  • Has a unique camo scheme and netting, resulting in better overall camo than other contemporary MBTs
  • Strong turret armor and powerful 120mm gun
  • Comes with a level 5 crew

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Slow and sluggish, like most Chieftain variants
  • Extremely similar, if not identical to a fully upgraded Chieftain Mk. 10
  • Only obtainable through special events or giveaways

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Breech
  • Improved Filter Systems
  • Enhanced Turret Drive
  • Air Induction Precleaner
  • Pioneer Toolkit

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Freja Højbjerg or Philipp Holzklau
  • Driver: Off-road Driving and Spin to Win
  • Gunner: Quick Draw and Do the Twist
  • Loader: Rapid Fire and Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

Chieftain Mk. 6 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 300/100/35 Rolled Plate Armor 500/110/31 Rolled Plate Armor
Despite focusing on firepower first and defense second, the Chieftain's cast rolled plate steel armor takes up to a year to fully cool after production, offering all around heavy defense. Combined with excellent sloping, it is quite resistant to penetrators of its era, and it remains viable with its upgraded appliqué package.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm L11A5 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm L31 HESH HE Stock 540 265mm 0.13° 670 m/s 10.7s
120mm L15A3 APDS AP Stock 530 380mm 0.12° 1,530 m/s 10.7s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Leyland L60 Mk. 7A 720 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 52km/h {{{reverse}}} 8.66s {{{0-max}}} 24.7deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

Developed by Great Britain as a successor to the Centurion, this main battle tank was created as a response to the escalating power of Soviet anti-armor rounds. With production starting in the 1960's and ending in 1978, several hundred units were produced for the British and export markets. The Chieftain remained in service until 1995 and saw combat primarily in Western Asia. During its heyday, the vehicle was considered to be the world's most powerful tank until it was dethroned by the Leopard 2 in the 1980's.

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