KV-4 (Object 224) K.T.T.

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only The KV-4 program started in March of 1941 at LKZ (Leningrad Kirov Factory), after rumors of the development of German heavy tanks. Instead of undergoing a conventional design path, J. Y. Kotin, head of the project, suggested a competition between engineers and the best entries to…

KV-4 (Object 224) Kresavsky

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only The KV-4 program can be regarded as one of the most unsuccessful and short-lived tank design ideas of the Soviet Union during the WW2 period. This is especially true considering its expectations, the caliber of the engineers behind it, J. Y. Kotin and N. L. Dukhov,…

KV-4 (Object 224) Tseits

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only The KV-4 heavy tank program was started in April of 1941, based on an illusion of Soviet Intelligence services, which claimed that the Germans were working on a 90-tonne heavy tank. Design was undertaken at the LKZ factory via a competition of engineers. Amongst them was…

KV-4 (Object 224) Mikhailov

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only The KV-4 program started in spring 1941 as the response to rumors of German heavy tank development. A design competition between engineers at LKZ in Leningrad was held, with several designs awarded, though most others were ignored. One of these was the design proposed by P.P….

KV-4 (Object 224) Fedorenko

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only In the spring of 1941, with the alleged new of a new German super-heavy tank under development, the Soviets triggered the development of several heavy tank programs. One of them was the KV-4, or Object 224. The LKZ factory in Leningrad was tasked with developing these…

KV-4 (Object 224) Shashmurin

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only The KV-4 program was launched in the spring of 1941 as a response to the rumor of a German super heavy tank. Thus the LKZ factory in Leningrad was set to design a heavy tank capable of challenging the alleged German tank. A design competition was…

KV-4 (Object 224) Dukhov

Soviet Union (1941) Super Heavy Tank – Blueprints Only Tank design in the 1930s Soviet Union was a period of great experimentation and versatility, with designs ranging from jumping and flying tanks to super heavy multi-turreted ones. Yet as the Soviet tank industry matured, tank designs became more sensible and, by the late 1930s, some…

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