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Tier / Class:
5 TD
Soviet Union
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
500 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
102 / 80 / 45
Turret F/S/R:
206 / 165 / 100
Max Speed:
50.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.36 s
Hull Traverse:
47.2 deg/s
390 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-6.0 / -4.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
62.87 deg/s

The IT-1 is a tier 5 Premium Tank Destroyer originating from the Soviet Union. It is given out as the reward for third Armored Warfare anniversary.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor: this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits.
  • Missile weapons only: this vehicle only had weaponry.
  • Override: this vehicle's engine can be switched to override mode, which will significantly increase speed and acceleration.
  • Trained crews: vehicle goes with 5 level crews.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Low profile with missile launcher high above cupola is great fot hit and run
  • Good penetration value
  • Insane single shot damage
  • Strong and well sloped turret

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Reload time is mediocre at best
  • Low camo rating for a TD, high compared to MBT
  • Low top speed
  • Poor gun depression/elevation value

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Improvement in reload, visibility, and mobility or camo.

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Armor[edit | edit source]

IT-1 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 102/80/45 Steel 206/165/100 Steel
The IT-1 hull was the same as that of the T-62. The uninhabitated cast turret was a little smaller.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

ATGM 2K4 Dragon Missile Launcher
Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Splash Radius Flight Agility Self-Guided
2K4 Dragon ATGM Launcher HEAT Stock 850 500mm 224m/s 12.23s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 4.90rd/min 0m {{{agility}}}deg/s No

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
ChTZ V-55U 620 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 50.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 5.49s {{{0-max}}} 40.41deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Ability Override.png
0 s 8 s 53 s Increases acceleration rate and maximum speed.
Improves hull travese rate.
Acceleration +200%
Max speed +5%
Hull traverse speed +100%

History[edit | edit source]

Class: Missile Tank Destroyer
Developed: 1957-1968
Service: 1968-1973
Vehicles Built: 220
Operators: Soviet Union

Following a very long development process going back all the way to the 1950s, the Soviets managed to build a limited number of “rocket tanks,” which were effectively MBTs with their main gun replaced by an (often very complex) anti-tank guided missile system. The idea was that a guided missile could take out enemy MBTs at far longer distances than a standard tank gun. IT-1 (IT stands for Tank Destroyer) was perhaps the best known of these tanks with two hundred built. However, the project was plagued by serious technical issues that led to the vehicle being phased out after mere five years of service. The surviving IT-1s were converted to artillery tractors or scrapped.

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