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Tier / Class:
Soviet Union
Marat Shishkin
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
550 (560)
3,300 (3,733)
310 (380) mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
205 / 80 / 45
Turret F/S/R:
460 / 175 / 75
Max Speed:
65.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
6.36 s
Hull Traverse:
36.60 deg/s
400 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-7.0 / -3.5°
Turret Traverse Speed:
20.00 deg/s

The T-80 is a tier 5 Main Battle Tank originating from the Soviet Union, and is sold by Marat Shishkin. It can be unlocked from the T-64A mod. 1969, and leads to the T-80B.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor: this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
  • High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage
  • Gas Turbine : provide a smoother acceleration, compared to an ordinary diesel
  • Smoke Generators : generated a smoke screen around the vehicle

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Highly mobile and heavily armored, the T-80 is a tank purpose built for flanking attacks. With heavy turret armor and one of the best accelerations on any MBT in the game, it excels in fast maneuvers around enemy positions that are impossible for most other heavily armored vehicles. However, it does not sacrifice armor for mobility, and having relatively high armor for its tier. These two characteristics make it one of the most devastating vehicles at its tier.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • High alpha
  • Excellent turret armor
  • Excellent Mobility

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Extremely high hull traverse can make precise turning hard
  • Mediocre gun depression
  • Mediocre turret traverse
  • Lack of ERA makes this tank more vulnerable to guided missiles compared to other tier 5 Soviet T-series MBTs.

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Upgrading your firepower through better ammunition and modifications will improve the effectiveness of flanking attacks, so these should be the primary focus.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Augmented Optics
  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Improved Pioneer Tool Kit

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Juan Carlos, to improve the aim speed and crew stats.
  • Driver: Spin to Win, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist

Armor[edit | edit source]

T-80 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 205/80/45 Textolite Laminate 460/175/75 Quartz Insert None
Developed from the T-64 series, the T-80 features improvements to armament, mobility, and firepower over the older T-64 models. These include a lower silhouette, a well-rounded turret, and spaced steel composites on the frontal arc to defend against HEAT shells.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

125mm 2A46-1 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
125mm 3VBM7 APFSDS AP Stock 550 310mm 0.13° 1,750 m/s 10.00s
125mm 3VOF22 HE-F HE Stock 580 40mm 0.16° 850 m/s 10.00s
125mm 3VBM9 APFSDS AP 13,415 560 380mm 0.13° 1,750 m/s 10.00s
125mm 3VBK10 HEAT-FS HEAT 20,335 560 450mm 0.15° 905 m/s 10.00s

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 18mm 855m/s 0.15° 5.00s 800 {{{reloadm}}}s 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
Klimov GTD-1000T Gas Turbine Engine Stock Stock 65.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 6.36s {{{0-max}}} 36.60deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

T-80 Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Upgraded Exhaust Smoke 5,855 110,505 Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.

1A40 Fire Control System 8,230 155,395 Reduces aim time by 20%.

Improved Autoloader 19,815 374,100 Increases reload speed by 10%.

History[edit | edit source]

Developed as a replacement for the T-64, the T-80 started as the T-64T, which amounted to little more than a T-64 with a gas turbine engine installed. Through a number of further modifications, the T-80 became a tank in its own right in 1976, forming a large part of the late Soviet Army. The only large-scale combat ever seen by the T-80 took place in the First Chechen War in 1994, where the T-80 suffered heavy losses, due to a combination of inexperienced crews and poor tactical decisions. Currently, updated T-80s serve in over half a dozen countries, with the largest fleets being owned by Russia, Pakistan, and Ukraine respectively.

See also[edit | edit source]

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