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Tier / Class:
South Korea
5500 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
700 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
400 / 180 / 40
Turret F/S/R:
530 / 230 / 40
Max Speed:
65 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
6.53 s
Hull Traverse:
33.15 deg/s
425 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-10-14 / -14-3°
Turret Traverse Speed:
37.07 deg/s

The K1A1 is a tier 7 Premium Main Battle Tank originating from South Korea. It can only be purchased in Arabian Loot Crates as parts or a full vehicle.

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Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

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Armor[edit | edit source]

Standard K1A1 protection with KSAP elements
Reputation Cost Credits Hull Armor (F/S/R) Hull Composition Turret Armor (F/S/R) Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 400/180/40 Composite 530/230/40 Composite

Firepower[edit | edit source]

120mm M256 Smoothbore Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Area of effect Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
120mm M829A2 AP AP Stock 580 0m 700mm 1,680m/s 0.120° 10.8s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 5.56rd/min
120mm M830A1 HEAT HEAT Stock 550 0m 700mm 1,410m/s 0.120° 10.8s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 5.56rd/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
MTU MB 871 Ka-501 1,200 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 65km/h {{{reverse}}} 6.53s {{{0-max}}} 33.15 {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

K1A1 Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Improved Spall Liner - 2,500,000 Hit points increased by 400

Enhanced module maintainance kit - 2,500,000 Increases repair speed of internal modules by 30%. Increase protection by 15%

Improved loader - 2,500,000 Reload speed is increased by 22%

Stage 2 kit - 2,500,000 Acceleration is increased by 15%
Hull traverse rate is increased by 10%
Turret traverse rate is increased by 10%

Improved target tracker - 2,500,000 Vision range is increased by 25 m
Target designation duration increased by 10 sec

History[edit | edit source]

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.

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External links[edit | edit source]

In Development: M1A1 Storm and BMPT mod.2017