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Tier / Class:
Soviet Union
Marat Shishkin
925 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
250 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
Turret F/S/R:
Max Speed:
60 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
10.19 s
Hull Traverse:
19.90 deg/s
385.00 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
Turret Traverse Speed:
25.00 deg/s

The IS-7 is a tier 3 Main Battle Tank originating from the Soviet Union. It was offered for the first anniversary of Armored Warfare Open Beta as a giveaway tank for players who played at least five battles between 8 - 15 October 2016. It has also been offered in various deals since the anniversary.

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
  • Smoke Generators : generated a smoke screen around the vehicle

Player recommendations[edit | edit source]


Pros and cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Extremely large HP pool, rivaling even high-tier MBTs
  • Powerful 130mm gun, dealing the highest damage per shot at tier 3
  • Very heavy armor
  • High top speed
  • One of the heaviest tanks in the game
  • Devastating HE rounds

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Poor gun depression
  • Vulnerable to HEP/HESH shells
  • Very Sluggish
  • Poor reload time
  • Large and lacks camouflage

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Improved Filter Systems

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Philipp Holzklau, for improvement to repair speed, crew stats and overall mobility.
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Quick Draw
  • Loaders: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

IS-7 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull Armor (F/S/R) Hull Composition Turret Armor (F/S/R) Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 150/100/100 Steel 250/240/100 Steel
The IS-7 utilizes an all-steel hull and turret focused on consistent thickness and good sloping to maximize the weight to effective armor, with more all-around survivability than modern designs.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

130mm S-70 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
130mm BR-432 APBC AP Stock 630 0m 250mm 0.17° 908 m/s 12.00s
130mm OF-43 HE-F HE Stock 470 3.00m 42mm 0.18° 785 m/s 12.00s

14mm Secondary Weapon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
14.5mm BS-41 AP AP Stock 20 0m 45mm 855m/s 0.15° 5.00s 400 {{{reloadm}}}s 300.00rd/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
LMZ M-50T 1050 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 60km/h {{{reverse}}} 10.19s {{{0-max}}} 19.90deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

Class: Heavy Tank (Prototype)
Developed: 1945-1948
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 6
Operators: N/A

Developed by the Soviet Union, the IS-7 was a heavy tank that from the last days of the Second World War. It was the largest and heaviest vehicle of the IS family with its frontal armor designed to withstand the fire of German 128mm KwK 44 guns. Several different prototypes were built, successfully tested and the tank was even ordered for mass-production, but the project was cancelled 1949, like due to the high cost of each vehicle.

Variants[edit | edit source]

IS-7 Defender
  • IS-7 Defender

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

In development: IS-7