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The {{PAGENAME}} has good mobility with a top speed of 70 km/h on a flat road capable of getting you into good firing positons early-on in the battle.
 
The {{PAGENAME}} has good mobility with a top speed of 70 km/h on a flat road capable of getting you into good firing positons early-on in the battle.
  
It, like many other soviet vehicles, does not benefit from neutral steering which is a big downside considering it doesn't feature a fully traversable turret either.
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It does benefit from neutral steering when idling but not while on the move (the unsollicited track just locks, making it more difficult to turn as you lose speed).
  
 
The reverse speed is good enough to enable you to disengage easily and play peek-a-boo with the enemy.
 
The reverse speed is good enough to enable you to disengage easily and play peek-a-boo with the enemy.
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;Other vehicles of similar configuration and role
* [[Object 120]]
 
 
* [[SU-100]]
 
* [[SU-100]]
* [[T-44-100]]
 
 
* [[VFW]]
 
* [[VFW]]
 
* [[Waffentrager|Waffenträger]]
 
* [[Waffentrager|Waffenträger]]

Latest revision as of 13:24, 29 July 2020

RANK 6 SWEDEN
CV 90105 TML PACK
SU-100P
ussr_su_100p.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
6.3/6.3/6.3BR
5 peopleCrew
81 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
25 / 15 / 8Hull
20 / 15 / 0Turret
Mobility
21.6 tWeight
763 hp400 hpEngine power
35 hp/t19 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
70 km/h forward
22 km/h back
64 km/h forward
20 km/h back
Speed
Armament
100 mm D-50 cannonMain weapon
50 roundsAmmunition
7.5 / 9.8 sReload
-4° / 37°Vertical guidance
-77° / 77°Horizontal guidance
Economy
95 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
260 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png3 600 / 4 453/2 600 / 3 216/1 940 / 2 399Repair
75 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
260 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 100 Ge icon.pngAces
190 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
180 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png110 % Sl icon.png

Description

GarageImage SU-100P.png


The SU-100P is a rank IV Soviet tank destroyer with a battle rating of 6.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.71 "New E.R.A.".

General info

Survivability and armour

Armour type:

  • Rolled homogeneous armour (hull, gun shield, gun mantlet)
  • Structural steel (gun breech, gun mount)
Armour Front (Slope angle) Sides Rear Roof
Hull 15 mm (74°) Front glacis
25 mm (31°) Radiator housing
25 mm (16°) Lower glacis - upper part
15 mm (49°) Lower glacis - lower part
15 mm
5 mm Radiator vent
8 mm (21°) 6 mm (86°) Front
6 mm (81°) Rear
Gun shield 20 mm (30°) Front
25 mm Gun mantlet (spheric)
15 mm N/A 6 mm

Notes:

  • Suspension wheels are 20 mm thick while tracks are 15 mm thick.
  • Bottom of the hull is 6 mm thick.
  • The engine is placed in front of the vehicle and can absorb shots to some extent.

The armour on the SU-100P is best described as non-existent and although it may sometimes not trigger APHE fuses it would be unwise to rely on it in any way especially since most of your crew is exposed to MG fire and/or hullbreak mechanics.

Mobility

Game Mode Max Speed (km/h) Weight (tons) Engine power (horsepower) Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Forward Reverse Stock Upgraded Stock Upgraded
Arcade 70 22 21.6 568 763 26.3 35.32
Realistic 64 20 354 400 16.39 18.52

The SU-100P has good mobility with a top speed of 70 km/h on a flat road capable of getting you into good firing positons early-on in the battle.

It does benefit from neutral steering when idling but not while on the move (the unsollicited track just locks, making it more difficult to turn as you lose speed).

The reverse speed is good enough to enable you to disengage easily and play peek-a-boo with the enemy.

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: D-50 (100 mm)

The main gun is a 100 mm rifled D-50 cannon, almost identical to the D-10T of the T-44-100 and T-54/55 only with a higher velocity. The armament is very powerful for its BR but lacks a fully traversable turret.

The open configuration of the turret gives the 100 mm an impressive 7.5 seconds reload time with an upgraded crew.

100 mm D-50 Turret rotation speed (°/s) Reloading rate (seconds)
Mode Capacity Vertical Horizontal Stabilizer Stock Upgraded Full Expert Aced Stock Full Expert Aced
Arcade 50 -4°/+37° ±77° N/A 6.2 8.5 10.4 11.5 12.2 9.8 8.6 8.0 7.5
Realistic 4.2 4.9 6.0 6.6 7.0

Ammunition

The main ammunition of the SU-100P is the BR-412 with the BR-412D variant being the most deadly with the best penetration values especially at longer distances and with only a smaller TNT filler (93.94g equivalent) compared to the BR-412B (100.1g).

The 3D3 smoke round can be used to provide cover for your team and block the enemy's line of sight.

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
BR-412 APHE 218 213 192 169 148 130
BR-412B APHEBC 218 214 195 173 154 137
BR-412D APCBC 239 236 223 207 192 178
OF-412 HE 19 19 19 19 19 19
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Fuse delay
(m)
Fuse sensitivity
(mm)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Ricochet
0% 50% 100%
BR-412 APHE 895 15.9 1.2 19.0 100.1 47° 60° 65°
BR-412B APHEBC 895 15.9 1.2 19.0 100.1 47° 60° 65°
BR-412D APCBC 887 15.9 1.2 19.0 93.94 48° 63° 71°
OF-412 HE 900 15.2 0.1 0.5 1,460 79° 80° 81°
Smoke shell characteristics
Ammunition Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Screen radius
(m)
Screen deploy time
(s)
Screen hold time
(s)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
3D3 880 15.6 20 5 25 272

Ammo racks

Ammo racks of the SU-100P
Full
ammo
1st
rack empty
Visual
discrepancy
50 1 (+49) No

Notes:

  • Each row of shells is depleted from left to right. Rows are then depleted from front to rear.
  • As they are modeled by sets of 2 or 3, shells disappear from the rack only after you've fired all shells in the set.


Usage in battles

Arcade Battles:

In Arcade Battles the SU-100P can be used to great effect against enemy heavy armour but the spotting mechanic greatly impacts its ability to engage from a distance without being targeted itself, especially in an uptier. It is a great way to remove enemy heavy tanks such as the German Tiger II,the American T29 and the Russian IS-2.

Realistic Battles:

In Realistic Battles the SU-100P can be put to great use thanks to its good mobility. It can get to great sniping positions early-on in the game, the further away from actual combat the better. The high velocity and good penetration of the BR-412D also offer a significant advantage over longer distances. The SU-100P is very susceptible to air attacks especially allied .50 cals on the P-47s for instance. Use your great gun to cripple the enemy team's most armoured and dangerous tanks and exploit gaps in the enemy lines to engage them from places they will not expect you to be.

Avoid going into close-quarters engagements even if your gun and reload speed are well suited because the lack of a 360° traverse can cost you greatly.

Modules

Tier Mobility Protection Firepower
I Tracks Parts BR-412B Horizontal Drive
II Suspension Brake System FPE Adjustment of Fire
III Filters Crew Replenishment BR-412D Elevation Mechanism
IV Transmission Engine 3D3

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Hard hitting and accurate gun
  • Decently mobile hull (same as on the Object 120 but without the extra weight of the turret)
  • If the BR-412B shell is used correctly it can be more effective than the BR-412D which has more penetration but less TNT

Cons:

  • Weak armour overall prone to hullbreaks
  • Large silhouette
  • Crew is exposed to MG fire

History

Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the vehicle in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the vehicle and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Vehicle-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with <references />. This section may also include the vehicle's dev blog entry (if applicable) and the in-game encyclopedia description (under === In-game description ===, also if applicable).

Media

Skins
Videos
SU-100P Tank Review - NUSensei

See also

Other vehicles of similar configuration and role

External links


USSR tank destroyers
Light  SU-5-1 · ZiS-30 · SU-57 · SU-57B · SU-76M · SU-76M (5th Gv.Kav.Corps) · YaG-10 (29-K) · SU-85A · Khrizantema-S
Medium  SU-122 · SU-85 · SU-85M · SU-100 · SU-100P · SU-122P · SU-122-54 · IT-1 · Shturm-S
Heavy  SU-100Y · ISU-122 · ISU-122S · SU-152 · ISU-152 · Object 268 · Object 120
Rocket  BM-8-24 · BM-13N
Airborne  ASU-57 · ASU-85