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The K1A1 is a Tier 7 special premium Main Battle Tank under Francine De Laroche's dealership.

History[]

Class: Main Battle Tank
Developed: 1996-2001
Service: 2001+
Vehicles Built: 484
Operators: South Korea

The original South Korean K1 MBT was developed in the mid-1980s with the American Abrams serving as an inspiration, but also with some noticeable differences, including a hydropneumatic suspension. Its K1A1 variant from the early 2000s is armed with a 120mm smoothbore gun and an upgraded Fire Control System.

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.
  • Designate Target: This vehicle has the ability to designate targets that are within its line of sight. Designated targets are marked to other players and take increased damage.
  • Advanced Hydraulic Suspension: This vehicle's advanced hydraulic suspension allows you to tilt its hull to the front, to the rear and to each side for improved gun elevation and depression angles.
  • Trained Crew: This vehicle comes with a fully trained Level 5 crew.

Ammunition[]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 120mm K276 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 560 685[note 1] mm 1680 m/s 6.70 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.10 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 25 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 120mm K277 HEAT-MP HEAT-MP Stock 672[note 2] 770 mm 1410 m/s 6.70 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.11 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 35 %
3 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 3] 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[]

K1A1 Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 840 mm (vs AP)
1155 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 910 mm (vs AP)
1530 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. Its steel sides and rear are considerably more vulnerable.

Weapon[]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 120mm KM256 Smoothbore Cannon Stock Stock 1.75 s 6.70 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -10.0° / 20.0°
  • Depression/Elevation incl. Suspension: -14.0° / 23.3°
Ammo:
120mm K276 APFSDS
120mm K277 HEAT-MP
7.62mm AP

Engine[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MB 871 Ka-501 1200 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 65 km/h 30 km/h 6.23 s (0 to 32 km/h)
29.40 s (0 to Max Speed)
33.88° 8 %

Parts[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner.png
Improved Spall Liner
Experience.png 210,000 Credits .png 2,500,000 Hit points are increased by 400
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Enhanced Module Maintenance Kit
Experience.png 210,000 Credits .png 2,500,000 Increases the repair speed of internal modules by 30%
Increases the protection of internal modules by 30%
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M90 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 8 charges
Takes 25s to recharge
Duration: 10s
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Improved Target Tracker
Experience.png 210,000 Credits .png 2,500,000 Vision range increased by 25 m
Target designation duration increased by 5 sec
Autoloader.png
Improved Loading Mechanism
Experience.png 210,000 Credits .png 2,500,000 Rate of fire is increased by 22%
Gunstabilizer.png
Upgraded Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull.
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Improved Gunner Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
Gunstabilizer.png
Improved Gun Stabilizer
Stock Stock Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
Enginecontrolunit.png
Stage 2 Kit
Experience.png 210,000 Credits .png 2,500,000 Acceleration is increased by 15%
Hull traverse is increased by 10%
Turret traverse is increased by 10%
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Improved Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 87.8%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 73.1%

Abilities[]

# Name XP Cost Stats Activation
Time
Duration Cooldown More
Info
a Ability Designate.png
Designate Target
Stock N/A 2.5 s 10[note 4] s 15 s
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Description:
A target designated by this ability will remain spotted for its duration and will receive increased damage.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.

Footnotes[]

  1. 685 mm at 150m;
    514 mm at 500m
  2. 84 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  3. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
  4. 15 s if Improved Target Tracker upgrade is purchased.
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