K2 Black Panther

From Armored Warfare Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
K2 Black Panther
K2 Black Panther
Details
Tier / Class:
10 MBT
Nation:
South Korea
Dealer:
Francine De Laroche
Reputation:
2,163,000
Cost:
22,950,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Damage:
590
Penetration:
850 mm
DPM:
4,750
Reload time:
7.5 s
Hit Points:
3,000
Hull F/S/R:
560 / 210 / 48
Hull composition:
Composite
Turret F/S/R:
988 / 450 / 70
Turret composition:
Composite
Max Speed:
70 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
3.73 s
Vehicle Mass:
55,000 kg
Hull Traverse:
35.76 °/s
Camouflage:
12 %
Vision:
435 m
Cannon Depression:
-11 / 20 (-16 / 23) °
Accuracy (Spread):
0.125°
Aim time:
2.2 s
Turret Traverse Speed:
45 °/s

The K2 Black Panther is a tier 10 Main Battle Tank originating from South Korea. It can be unlocked from the K-153C or AS21 Redback and is the end of the Asian vehicle line.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Armored: This vehicle's armor can withstand a lot of punishment, allowing it to survive even serious firefights.
  • Heavy Weapon: This vehicle's weapon carries one of the largest weapons around with significantly increased damage per shot.
  • Adjustable Suspension: This vehicle features a hydraulic suspension that allows you to manually change its ground clearance.
  • Advanced Hydraulic Suspension: This vehicle's advanced hydraulic suspension allows you to tilt its hull to the front, to the rear and to each side for improved gun elevation and depression angles.
  • Designate Target: This vehicle has the ability to designate targets that are within its line of sight. Designated targets are marked to other players and take increased damage.
  • Hybrid Engine: This vehicle's engine is partially electric, which ensures excellent mobility and stealth. This engine can't be set on fire and its repairs are quicker.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

Cons[edit | edit source]

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Armor[edit | edit source]

K2 Black Panther Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 560/210/48 Composite 988/450/70 Composite Medium ERA 10% vs AP, 70% vs CE
All data about the K2 armor are classified. However, according to the producer, the tank's frontal armor can withstand a hit from any modern 120mm APFSDS round.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm Hyundai CN08 L/55 Smoothbore Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
120mm K279 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 531-649 850mm 0.125° 1,750 m/s 7.50s
120mm K277 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Stock 189-891 830mm 0.130° 1,200 m/s 7.50s


120mm Hyundai CN08 L/55 Smoothbore Cannon Magazine Autoloader
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
120mm K279 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 531-649 850mm 1,750m/s 0.125° 13.00s 2 4.00s 15.00rd/min
120mm K277 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Stock 189-891 830mm 1,200m/s 0.130° 13.00s 2 4.00s 15.00rd/min


120mm Hyundai CN08 L/55 Smoothbore Cannon Ready Rack
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
120mm K279 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 531-649 850mm 1,750m/s 0.125° 9.50s 3 4.00s 15.00rd/min
120mm K277 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Stock 189-891 830mm 1,200m/s 0.130° 9.50s 3 4.00s 15.00rd/min


7.62mm Secondary Weapon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
7.62mm AP AP Stock 8-9 18mm 855m/s 0.15° -s 400 5.00s 400.00rd/min


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MB 873 Ka-500 1500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 70.00km/h 30.00km/h 3.73s 32.47s 32.76deg/s 8%


MTU MB 873 Ka-501 1650 hp Diesel Engine 63,000 75.00km/h 30.00km/h 3.36s 33.37s 33.25deg/s 8%


Doosan DST 1500 hp Hybrid Engine 2,160,300 55.00km/h 32.00km/h 2.00s 6.03s 35.09deg/s 0%


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

K2 Black Panther stock modules
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
M82 Smoke Grenades Stock Stock Provides 8 volleys.

Takes 80s to reload.
Duration: 10 s


Stock Tracks Stock Stock Mobility on Off-road Surfaces 20%

Mobility on Difficult Terrain 10%


K2 Black Panther upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Spall Liner 24,000 Hit point increased by 400


Enhanced Module Maintenance Kit 360,050 Increases repair speed of internal modules by 30%

Increases protection by 15%


M90 Smoke Grenades 24,000 Provides 5 volleys.

Takes 80s to reload.
Duration: 10 s


KAPS Hard Kill APS 79,000 Target Acquisition Range 150m

Charges 4
Cooldown 5s


Improved Target Tracker 720,100 Vision range increased by 25m

Target designation duration increased by 10 sec


Improved Torsion Bars 16,000 Suspension durability increased by 40%


Stage 2 Kit 118,150 Acceleration is increased by 15%

Hull raverse rate is increased by 10%
Turret traverse rate is increased by 10%


K2 Black Panther First Firepower upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Loading Mechanism Upgrade 95,000 Rate of fire is increased by 10%


Ammo Rack Upgrade 95,000 Burst rate of fire is increased by 50%


Gun Breech Upgrade 95,000 Magazine capacity is increased by 1


K2 Black Panther Second Firepower upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Loading Mechanism Upgrade 142,000 Rate of fire is increased by 10%


Ammo Rack Upgrade 142,000 Burst rate of fire is increased by 50%


Gun Breech Upgrade 142,000 Magazine capacity is increased by 1


Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Designate Target
Ability Designate.png
2 s 20 s 50 s The designated target remains visible and receives full damage. Component saving -10%
Crew saves -10%
Camouflage factor -100%


History[edit | edit source]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 1995-2014
Service: 2014+
Vehicles Built: cca 200
Operators: South Korea
The K2 Black Panther is currently possibly the most advanced mass-produced Main Battle Tank in the world. Unlike most other MBTs in the world that have their roots in the 1970s, the Black Panther was mostly designed in the 21st century and makes use of cutting edge technologies. Around two hundred were built for the South Korean military with more being offered for export all around the world, most notably Poland.

See also[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

In Development: K2 Black Panther