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Tier / Class:
Soviet Union
Marat Shishkin
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
630 (640)
3,856 (4,380)
640 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
277 / 80 / 35
Turret F/S/R:
700 / 90 / 46
Max Speed:
71.28 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
4.99 (4.90) s
Hull Traverse:
39.90 (50.80) deg/s
400 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-7.0 / -3.5°
Turret Traverse Speed:
25.00 deg/s

The T-80U is a tier 7 Main Battle Tank originating from the Soviet Union, and is sold by Marat Shishkin. It can be unlocked from the T-80B, and is currently the end of the T-80 branch in Armored Warfare.

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

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The T-80U is what veterans of the T-80 series have come to expect: a highly mobile flanker with a strong gun. What the T-80U adds to this formula is a very strong turret, which allows it to bounce multiple shots at once. However, its hull armor is much weaker than similar Tier 7 vehicles, making the T-80U unsuited for prolonged brawling.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • High alpha damage
  • Excellent mobility
  • Excellent turret armor

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Extremely high hull traverse can make precise turning hard
  • Mediocre gun depression
  • Poor hull armor for its tier

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Firepower and mobility are the two most important assets on the T-80U, so upgrades should focus on them. Better ammunition and module unlocks should be the primary focus. Upgrading to the GTD-1250 Gas Turbine provides a boost to the acceleration and maneuverability, allowing for more rapid threat response.

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-80U Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
Stock Stock 277/80/35 Composite 700/90/46 Composite 30/30/0 Heavy ERA 25.00deg/s
Changes to the armor composition of both the insert and upper glacis, alongside ERA, result in a much-improved battlefield presence, as defense against HEAT-based targets is significantly improved.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

125mm D-81TM Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
125mm 3VBM12 APFSDS AP Stock 1 640 0m 540mm 1,700m/s 0.13° 2.20s 9.80s
125mm 3VOF22 HE-F AP Stock 1 580 1.50m 40mm 850m/s 0.15° 2.40s 9.80s
125mm 3VBK16M HEAT-FS HEAT 47,085 1 580 0m 630mm 905m/s 0.14° 2.30s 9.80s
125mm 3VBM17 APFSDS AP 57,320 1 640 0m 640mm 1,700m/s 0.13° 2.20s 9.80s

Missile Name Type Reputation Salvo Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Caliber Reload Self-homing
3UBK14 "Refleks" ATGM-TH Tandem-HEAT 45,040 1 550 0m 700mm 300m/s 6.12rd/min 125mm 9.80s No

7.62mm Secondary Weapon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
7.62mm AP AP Stock 800 8 0m 18mm 855m/s 400.00rd/min 0.15° 2.20s 5.00s

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
Klimov GTD-1000TF Gas Turbine Engine Stock Stock 71.28km/h 4.99s 39.90deg/s

Klimov GTD-1250 Gas Turbine Engine 6,550 138,940 71.28km/h 4.90s 50.80deg/s

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

T-80U Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Spall Liner 10,480 222,310 Increases vehicle HP by 250.

3D17M Smoke Grenades 15,725 333,460 Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.

2E42M Gun Stabilizer 26,205 555,765 Enhances accuracy while on the move by 20%

Improved Autoloader 61,745 1,309,525 Increases reload speed by 10%.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • T-80U Shark
  • T-80U Spacewalker
The T-80U Shark, a Premium variant that was purchasable during October 2016 and July 2017
T-80U Spacewalker

History[edit | edit source]

The T-80U is the final culmination of Soviet upgrades to the T-80 platform, and features a number of upgrades and changes. These include a redesigned turret, gun, Kontakt-5 explosive reactive armor, and the addition of the Refleks ATGM. To help keep mobility high after the addition of new armor and other upgrades, a new engine was installed to compensate for the weight increase. They were applied to T-80’s serving in the late Soviet army, but the tank never saw heavy combat during the lifetime of the Soviet Union. 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-80's 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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