Class: Heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Prototype)
Developed: 2010s (ongoing)
Vehicles Built: cca 5
The Armata vehicle family does not only consist of the T-14 Main Battle Tank. There are other variants planned or developed with the next best one being the T-15 Armata heavy IFV.
The T-15 is an extremely well-protected vehicle. Russian sources claim that its frontal armor is impervious to all contemporary western guided missiles (of up to and including 150mm caliber) and shells (of up to and including 120mm caliber). Such statements need to be taken with a grain of salt until proven, but in any case the protection of the T-15 is certainly on an excellent level. Layers of passive composite armor, the arrow shape of which was chosen to maximize its effectiveness, are further enhanced by cutting edge Malakhit explosive reactive armor and Afganit APS. The engine compartment, fuel tanks, ammunition storage and crew compartment are also separated from each other by armored internal plates. The vehicle is equipped with a Bumerang-BM unmanned turret, armed with one 30mm 2A42 cannon, a 7.62mm PKT machine gun and two Kornet missile launchers. One of the most interesting features of this module is its primary ability to engage flying targets, something the western IFVs are capable of only as an afterthought.
The Armata platform caused quite a stir with its appearance, being the first truly original armored platform in decades and the first one not having its roots in one of the Soviet era MBTs. In 2015, Russia announced there would be thousands of Armatas in service by 2020. Unfortunately, the Armata program was plagued by serious issues, ranging from the need to import a number of Armata's essential components to the lack of a production-ready engine (the producer of the Chayka engine that was intended for this platform effectively went bankrupt). The worst problem, however, was the lack of a proper assembly line. By early 2020, all existing Armata prototypes were more or less hand-crafted with the construction facilities, by far the most expensive part of tank development, hopelessly behind schedule. The first Armatas are currently scheduled to enter real service in 2021, although this deadline is likely to see even more extensions.
Several sources point out that the T-15 is unlikely to become the standard replacement for all BMP-class vehicles in service; that role will be covered by the Kurganets AFV. Instead, the T-15 will be reserved for high-intensity combat and for elite Russian troops.
- Marksman: This vehicle can fire advanced ammunition from its accurate weapon, allowing it to destroy enemy armor at long distances.
- Armored: This vehicle's armor can withstand a lot of punishment, allowing it to survive even serious firefights.
- Modern APS: This vehicle's advanced Active Protection System can destroy not only incoming ATGMs, but also other types of shells.
- Thermobaric ATGM: This vehicle can launch special thermobaric ATGMs that act like massive HE shells.
- Unmanned Turret: This vehicle features a remotely-controlled or low-profile turret that receives reduced damage.
- Troop Compartment: This vehicle features a troop compartment, allowing you to repair your modules faster and to capture objectives more effectively.
|30mm 3UBR11 APDS||APDS||Stock||40||320[note 2] mm||1,120 m/s||3.76 s|
|30mm 3UOF21 HE||HE-I||Stock||54[note 3]||10 mm||920 m/s||3.76 s|
|9M133-1 ATGM-TH||ATGM||Stock||1,100[note 4]||1,300 mm||320 m/s||25.00 s|
|3M133F Thermobaric HE ATGM||Thermobaric ATGM||267,830||1,200||100 mm||320 m/s||25.00 s|
|XP Cost||Credit Cost||Hull
|Stock||Stock||715 mm (vs AP)
1055 mm (vs HEAT)
|Composite||320 mm (vs AP)
350 mm (vs HEAT)
|Composite||Malakhit ERA (Gen 4)||90% (vs AP)|
90% (vs HEAT)
|The Armata platform is protected by composite armor, Generation 4 ERA and an unmanned turret. Composite armor consists of combined layers of steel and other material and offers excellent protection against HEAT shells and ATGMs. The unmanned turret takes reduced damage. The fourth generation ERA kit offers nearly total protection against all HEAT rounds or warheads, and excellent protection against kinetic rounds.|
|Name||XP Cost||Credit Cost||Aim Time||Reload Time||More Info|
|30mm 2A42 Autocannon||Stock||Stock||2.20 s||2.00 s|
30mm 3UBR11 APDS
30mm 3UOF21 HE
|9K129 Kornet ATGM Launcher||Stock||Stock||N/A||25 s|
30mm 3UBR11 APDS
30mm 3UOF21 HE
|Name||XP Cost||Credit Cost||Description||Notes|
Armored Crew Compartment
|Stock||Stock||Damage to crew reduced by 50%.|
|68,560||876,500||Hit points are increased by 150|
Afghanit Hard Kill APS
|Stock||Stock||Automatic Hard Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 500m
Angle of Effect: 360°
Automatic Soft Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 300m
Effective Range: 300m
Multiplier to ATGM's Standard Noise: x 11
Additional ATGM Noise Penalty: 4.0
Penalty to ATGM Agility: x0.65
Angle of Effect: 360°
Afganit Smoke Grenades
|Stock||Stock||Comes with 2 charges
Takes 60s to recharge
Experimental Smoke Grenades
|102,850||1,314,760||Comes with 8 charges in total
Magazine capacity: 2 charges
Takes 6s to recharge
Magazine reload time: 80s
Improved Weapon Cooling System
|Stock||Stock||Barrel overheat rate is reduced by 50%|
Enhanced Gun-Laying Drive
|291,660||3,584,020||Aim time reduced by 10%|
Improved Ammo Feed
|306,400||3,916,900||Rate of fire is increased by 7%||[note 5]|
Semi-Automatic ATGM Targeting System
|270,030||4,000,000||Launches two ATGMs simultaneously
Rate of fire is decreased by 38%
Launcher reload speed is decreased by 5%
|Stock||Stock||Mobility (Light Terrain): 90.0%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 76.0%
|Stock||Stock||Base capture rate increased by 25%
Repair rate while standing increased by 25%
- Enables you to unlock one tier 10 vehicle.
Dealer: Marat Shishkin
Vehicles with Tier 10 token:
- 320 mm at 100m;
96 mm at 400m
- 36 for partial penetration;
18 for non-penetrating
- 220 for Non-Penetrating Hit
- Improved Ammo Feed and Semi-Automatic ATGM Targeting System are mutually exclusive; equipping one upgrade will unequip the other.