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The KF51 Panther is a special premium Tier 10 Main Battle Tank under Sophie Wölfli's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Main Battle Tank (Prototype)
Developed: 2018+
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 1
Operators: N/A

The KF51 Panther was developed by Rheinmetall as a private venture and a competition to the planned MGCS main battle tank program in order to replace the aging Leopard 2 series of Main Battle Tanks while keeping things affordable. Instead of relying on traditional heavy armor that's pushing the weight of modern MBTs too far, the Panther relies on active protection (StrikeShield advanced armor and ROSY soft kill APS) combined with bleeding edge electronics and weapon systems.

The first demonstrator was based on an old Leopard 2A4 hull. The turret is brand-new though, and well-armed too with its primary weapon being the 130mm Rheinmetall Rh 130 L/52 automatically loaded smoothbore gun. Secondary armament consists of a HERO 120 loitering ammunition launcher (which can be replaced by regular ATGMs), an array of small recon drones and more.

The demonstrator vehicle first appeared at the Eurosatory expo in 2022 and immediately caught a lot of attention. In 2023, it was decided to develop the concept further, including a new hull. While no customers have been confirmed so far, the country most interested (enough to even join the development) currently is Hungary. Ukraine showed some interest as well but given the high cost of such a program, its participation remains in doubt.

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.
  • Marksman: This vehicle can fire advanced ammunition from its accurate weapon, allowing it to destroy enemy armor at long distances.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 130mm DM13 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 760 850[note 1] mm 1800 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.11 °
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 130mm DM11 HE HE Stock 1140[note 2] 70 mm 980 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.14 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Splash Radius: 1.50 m
  • Splash Penetration: 90 mm
3 130mm DM12 HEAT HEAT-Tandem Stock 950 1100 mm 1180 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.12 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
4 Spike-LR ATGM ATGM Stock 900[note 3] 1300 mm 250 m/s 30.00 s
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  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 4
  • Reload within Magazine: 2.00 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
  • Flight Agility: 20.00 deg/s
  • Self-Guided: Yes
5 12.7mm AP AP Stock 15 30[note 4] mm 855 m/s 5.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.98 °
  • 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[ | ]

KF51 Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 680 mm (vs AP)
955 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 1115 mm (vs AP)
3045 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 NERA modules offer excellent protection at the beginning of a match, but their protection levels decrease with damage taken.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 130mm Rh 130 L/52 Smoothbore Cannon Stock Stock 1.99 s 8.40 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -8.0° / 20.0°
Ammo:
130mm DM13 APFSDS
130mm DM11 HE
130mm DM12 HEAT
12.7mm AP
Weapon2 SPIKE ATGM Launcher Stock Stock N/A 30.00 s
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Stats:

  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 4
  • Reload within Magazine: 2.00 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 30.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -8.0° / 20.0°
Ammo:
SPIKE-LR ATGM

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MT 873 Ka-501 1500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 70 km/h 30 km/h 5.43 s (0 to 32 km/h)
29.10 s (0 to Max Speed)
38.76° 6 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Experience 10 Credits 10 Hit points are increased by 400 [note 5]
Hardkillaps
StrikeShield Frontal Armor
Stock Stock Automatic Hard Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 250m
Charges: 6
Cooldown: 0.1s
Angle of Effect: 90°
Smokegrenades
ROSY Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 8 charges
Takes 25s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Softkillaps
ROSY Soft Kill APS
Experience 10 Credits 10 Automatic Soft Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 250m
Effective Range: 250m
Multiplier to ATGM's Standard Noise: x 11
Additional ATGM Noise Penalty: 2.0
Penalty to ATGM Agility: x0.65
Angle of Effect: 360°
[note 6]
Gunstabilizer
Improved Gun Stablilzer
Stock Stock Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
Autoloader
Improved Loading Mechanism
Stock Stock Rate of fire is increased by 7%
Gunnersight
SEOSS-400 Gun Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
Gunstabilizer
Advanced Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull
Mbtopspeed
Improved Propellant
Stock Stock Reduces the distance penetration loss by 10%
Lws
Recon Array
Experience 10 Credits 10 Drastically decreases the Spotted by Enemy indicator delay in PvP [note 7]
Torsionbars
Improved Torsion Bars
Stock Stock Suspension durability increased by 40%
Treads01
Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 88.5%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 75.0%

Footnotes[]

  1. 850mm at 150m
    638mm at 500m
  2. 320 for partial Penetration
    80 for Non-Penetrating Hit
  3. 180 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  4. 30 mm at 100m
    15 mm at 1000m
  5. Requires player to complete 150 Battle Path main missions, repeatable Battle Coin missions, or challenges to unlock.
  6. Requires player to complete 50 Battle Path main missions, repeatable Battle Coin missions, or challenges to unlock.
  7. Requires player to complete 100 Battle Path main missions, repeatable Battle Coin missions, or challenges to unlock.
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