Vickers Mk.7

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Vickers Mk.7
Vickers Mk.7
Details
Tier / Class:
8 MBT
Nation:
United Kingdom
Dealer:
Special
Cost:
9000 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
580
DPM:
3,500
Penetration:
700 mm
Hit Points:
3,400
Hull F/S/R:
700 / 100 / 45
Turret F/S/R:
700 / 200 / 80
Max Speed:
72 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
4.73 s
Hull Traverse:
30.7 deg/s
Camouflage:
15%
Vision:
435 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.11°
Max Cannon Depression:
-10 / -1°
Turret Traverse Speed:
38 deg/s

The Vickers Mk.7 is a tier 8 Premium MBT originating from the United Kingdom and is available for gold in the Armored Warfare web shop. It is essentially a heavily armored British turret mounted on a Leopard 2 chassis that has also been up-armored. In real life, the vehicle was designed and proposed by the Vickers company to replace the Challenger 1 series of main battle tanks in British military service. The tank boasts good armor, mobility, a special camo with decals, decent view range, and a stock level 5 crew.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The Vickers is a good jack of all trades but master of none, depending on play style and tiering. In a match where it is top tier, it can use its armor to brawl or push.  In a match where it is bottom to mid-tier, it can easily offer second line or sniping and be a good hull down fighter, flank, or scout. However, like most vehicles in the Leopard line or using a Leopard 2 chassis even a bit too much angling of the side can allow for penetration by enemy fire.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Premium tank with premium credit and reputation earnings
  • Comes with unique camo and decals, a level 5 crew, as well as a high camo value
  • Permanently available in the web shop for gold
  • Accurate gun that can be used for sniping if required

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Hull traverse can be a little sluggish
  • Side and rear armor are extremely weak
  • Turret ring is somewhat exposed

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Air Induction Precleaner
  • Augmented Optics
  • Pioneer Toolkit

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander: Philipp Holzklau or Freja Højbjerg

Driver: Off-road Driving, Spin to Win

Gunner: Do the Twist, Quick Draw

Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

Vickers Mk.7 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 700/100/45 Combined 700/200/80 Combined N/A 38deg/s
The Vickers Mk.7 consists of a modified Leopard 2 hull fitted with Chobham armor, onto which Vickers mounted a steel turret. The tank had pretty good protection against most ammunition of its time.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm Rh L/44 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
120mm M829A2 APFSDS AP Stock 1 580 0m 700mm 1,680m/s 0.11° 2.21s 9.9s
120mm M830A1 HEAT-MP HEAT Stock 1 550 0m 700mm 1,410m/s 0.11° 2.21s 9.9s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
MTU MB 873 Ka-501 1500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 72km/h 4.73s 30.7deg/s


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

Britain began development of this MBT prototype in the early 1980’s. The tank was designed on Vickers’ initiative to replace the Challenger. However, the British military did not accept it, and buyers were not found on the foreign market, although many of its design elements were used to build the Challenger 2.

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