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The Challenger 2 Hades is a Tier 9 special premium Main Battle Tank under Marat Shishkin's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 1986-1991
Service: 1991+
Vehicles Built: 446
Operators: United Kingdom, Oman

Built by the U.K. Vickers company as redesign of the Challenger 1, this Main Battle Tank offers significant armor improvements over its predecessor. Despite its age, the Challenger 2 is still considered one of the best protected vehicles in the world. One particular Challenger 2 MBT was able to withstand no fewer than 70 RPG hits during the 2003 War in Iraq. Over 400 units have been produced in total and are expected to continue serving for several more decades.

Vehicle Traits[ | ]

  • Armored: This vehicle's armor can withstand a lot of punishment, allowing it to survive even serious firefights.
  • Heavy Weapon: This vehicle carries one of the largest weapons around with significantly increased damage per shot.
  • Special version: This is a special version of a progression vehicle with improved features.
  • HESH Rounds: This vehicle can fire special Squash Head rounds. These are extremely effective against angled armor that is typical for Soviet tanks.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 120mm L28A1 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 600 750[note 1] mm 1720 m/s 7.20 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.10 °
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 120mm L31A5 HESH HESH Stock 460 580 mm 670 m/s 7.20 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 15 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 35 %
  • Spall Threshold: 156 mm
3 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 2] mm 855 m/s 5.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.15 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 800
  • Burst Fire Rate: 400 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

TES (H) Armor Package
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 850 mm (vs AP)
1455 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 1030 mm (vs AP)
2255 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite N/A N/A vs AP
N/A vs HEAT
This MBT's front is protected by composite armor. Composite armor consists of combined layers of steel and other material and offers excellent protection against HEAT shells and ATGMs. The Challenger series of MBTs consists of some of the best-protected tanks ever developed.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 120mm L30A1 Rifled Cannon Stock Stock 1.80 s 7.20 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -10.0° / 20.0°
Ammo:
120mm L28A1 APFSDS
120mm L31A5 HESH
7.62mm AP

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MT 883 Ka-500 1500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 60 km/h 30 km/h 7.16 s (0 to 32 km/h)
29.27 s (0 to Max Speed)
30.06° 6 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Stock Stock Hit points are increased by 400
Smokegrenades
L8 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 8 charges
Takes 25s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Hardkillaps
Iron Fist APS
Stock Stock Automatic Hard Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 400m
Charges: 6
Cooldown: 30s
Angle of Effect: 360°
Gunstabilizer
TOGS II Gun Stabilizer
Stock Stock Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
Autoloader
Improved Loading Mechanism
Stock Stock Rate of fire is increased by 7%
Gunstabilizer
Upgraded Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull.
Gunnersight
Improved Gunner Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
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Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 87.8%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 73.1%

Footnotes[]

  1. 750 mm at 150m;
    563 mm at 500m
  2. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
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