Vickers Mk.7

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Vickers Mk.7
General characteristics
4 peopleCrew
95 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
130 / 45 / 25Hull
160 / 105 / 44Turret
54.6 tWeight
2862 hp1500 hpEngine power
52.4 hp/t27.5 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
80 km/h forward
35 km/h back
72 km/h forward
32 km/h back
120 mm L11A5 cannonMain weapon
50 roundsAmmunition
3 roundsFirst-order
6 / 7.8 sReload
-10° / 20°Vertical guidance
7.62 mm L8A2 machine gunCoaxial weapon
2000 roundsAmmunition
8 / 10.4 sReload
200 roundsBelt capacity
600 shots/minFire rate
250000 Rp icon.pngResearch
690000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png2980 / 4434/5210 / 7752/3700 / 5505Repair
200000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
690000 Sl icon.pngExperts
2100 Ge icon.pngAces
226 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
130 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png130 % Sl icon.png


GarageImage Vickers Mk.7.jpg

The Vickers Mk.7 is a rank VI British medium tank with a battle rating of 9.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.93 "Shark Attack".

General info

Survivability and armour

Describe armour protection. Note the most well protected and key weak areas. Appreciate the layout of modules as well as the number and location of crew members. Is the level of armour protection sufficient, is the placement of modules helpful for survival in combat? If necessary use a visual template to indicate the most secure and weak zones of the armour.


Write about the mobility of the ground vehicle. Estimate the specific power and manoeuvrability, as well as the maximum speed forward and backwards.


Main armament

Main Article: L11A5 (120 mm)

The Mk. 7 uses the same L11A5 120mm rifled gun that the Challenger I uses. Shell loadout is identical and works well for mid-Cold War era tanks such as the Type 90, Leopard 2A4, T-64/T-72/T-80B, etc., but may struggle when fighting more modern vehicles such as the Leopard 2A5, T-80U, Leclerc, etc.

120 mm L11A5
Capacity Vertical




50 rounds -10°/+20° ±180° Two-plane
Turret rotation speed (°/s)
Mode Stock Upgraded Prior + Full crew Prior + Expert qualif. Prior + Ace qualif.
Arcade 29.50 _.__ _.__ _.__ _.__
Realistic 18.40 _.__ _.__ _.__ _.__
Reloading rate (seconds)
Stock Prior + Full crew Prior + Expert qualif. Prior + Ace qualif.
7.80 _.__ _.__ _.__


Penetration Statistics
Ammunition Type of


Penetration in mm @ 0° Angle of Attack
10m 100m 500m 1000m 1500m 2000m
Shot L23 APFSDS 410 408 405 400 390 380
Shell L31A7 HESH 152 152 152 152 152 152
Shot L23A1 APFSDS 396 394 387 376 367 357 
Shell Details
Ammunition Type of



in m/s


Mass in kg

Fuse delay

in m:

Fuse sensitivity

in mm:

Explosive Mass in g (TNT equivalent): Normalization At 30°

from horizontal:

0% 50% 100%
Shot L23 APFSDS 1,535 3.89 N/A N/A N/A +1.5° 76° 77° 78°
Shell L31A7 HESH 670 17.1 0.4 0.1 5,250 +0° 73° 77° 80°
Shot L23A1 APFSDS 1,535 3.89 N/A N/A N/A +1.5° 78° 80° 81°
Smoke Characteristics
Ammunition Velocity

in m/s


Mass in kg

Screen radius

in m

Screen time

in s

Screen hold time

in s:

Explosive Mass in g (TNT equivalent):
L34 670 17.1 20 5 25 50 

Machine guns

Offensive and anti-aircraft machine guns not only allow you to fight some aircraft but also are effective against lightly armoured vehicles. Evaluate machine guns and give recommendations on its use.

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in the vehicle, the features of using vehicles in the team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view but instead give the reader food for thought. Describe the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Pros and cons

Summarise and briefly evaluate the vehicle in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark its pros and cons in a bulleted list. Try not to use more than 6 points for each of the characteristics. Avoid using categorical definitions such as "bad", "good" and the like - use substitutions with softer forms such as "inadequate" and "effective".




In the mid 1980's Vickers Defence Systems developed a new MBT as a private venture to find a successor to the Challenger back in following official specifications. The Vickers Mk. 7 is a further development of the earlier Vickers Mk.4 Valiant main battle tank. The tank was very similar to the Mk.4, using the same "Valiant" or universal turret that the Mk. 4 uses, but being built with a Leopard 2 chassis, along with engine supplied by Krauss-Maffei. The tank was never adopted into service by the British Army, but it's design was used as a base for the Challenger II MBT. The Vickers Mk.7 tank was actively offered for possible export customers, however it also received no production orders from other countries. Therefore only one Vickers Mk.7 prototype has been built.

Despite its naming, the tank has no relation to the Mk. 1 Vickers MBT sitting at rank V.


Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

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