IS-3 Defender

U.S.S.R. Heavy Tank
VIII tier
IS-3 Defender в World of Tanks Blitz
VIII tier / Heavy Tank / U.S.S.R. / Premium
Price 15000 gold Hull armor 110 / 90 / 60
Hit points 1550 HP Turret armor 249 / 100 / 172
Basic Performance
Armor protection
64%
Firepower
47%
Shot efficiency
68%
Maneuverability
30%
In 1956–1957, students of the Military Armored Forces Academy designed their diploma project: installing loading mechanisms on the IS-3 and T-10 heavy tanks. The IS-3 version featured a two-row loading mechanism and its crew was cut down to just three members: a commander, a gunner, and a driver. According to official reports, this tank was only a prototype. However, U.K. reconnaissance reported the production of several thousand of these tanks, preserved in a secret depot.

Configurations and modules

Guns 1
Gun tier
Aiming Time (s)
Caliber (mm)
Dispersion at 100 m (m)
Rate of Fire (rounds/min)
Elevation Angle (deg)
Depression Angle (deg)
Reload Time (s)
AP Penetration, mm
APCR Penetration, mm
HE Penetration, mm
HEAT Penetration, mm
AP Damage
APCR Damage
HE Damage
HEAT Damage
DPM AP
DPM APCR
DPM HE
DPM HEAT
Maximum Penetration, mm
Maximum Damage
Gun Weight (kg)
Turrets 1
Turret Tier
Turret Hit Points
View Range (m)
Traverse Speed (deg/s)
Traverse Angle, Left (deg)
Traverse Angle, Right (deg)
Turret Weight (kg)
Engines 1
Engine Tier
Power (hp)
Specific Power (hp/t)
Chance of engine fire
Engine Weight (kg)
Suspensions 1
Suspension Tier
Traverse Speed (deg/s)
Load Limit (kg)
Suspension Weight (kg)

Selected config characteristics

Hit points
Armor protection (%)
Firepower (%)
Shot efficiency (%)
Maneuverability (%)
Hull armor: front (mm)
Hull armor: rear (mm)
Hull armor: sides (mm)
Turret armor: front (mm)
Turret armor: rear (mm)
Turret armor: sides (mm)
Weight (kg)
Top speed (km/h)
Top reverse speed (km/h)
Load limit (kg)
Hull HP
Hull weight (kg)
Ammunition
Standard configuration

Best players

Only tanks with at least 100 battles take part in rating. 166 vehicles total.

Best by ER

Top-1000
# Player Games Victories ER
1 yangyinxu [OBDS] 201 79% 2129
2 MSixteen [_V_] 340 78% 1993
3 Minecr..t_25 [PRAMO] 254 74% 1973
4 raysheen [III] 138 62% 1968
5 Zennosha [ANEKI] 420 81% 1916
6 _law [GRIM] 988 84% 1910
7 Unitater [GRIM] 162 73% 1904
8 nanolite [PRAMO] 113 74% 1889
9 _Wilde 226 78% 1881
10 SkiFletch [-SRT-] 186 79% 1876

Best by WN7

Top-1000
# Player Games Victories WN7
1 yangyinxu [OBDS] 201 79% 2258
2 nanolite [PRAMO] 113 74% 2236
3 MSixteen [_V_] 340 78% 2182
4 Minecr..t_25 [PRAMO] 254 74% 2180
5 _Drago..ddon [PRAMO] 167 72% 2163
6 concep [PRAMO] 157 71% 2160
7 _law [GRIM] 988 84% 2136
8 _Wilde 226 78% 2133
9 Zennosha [ANEKI] 420 81% 2123
10 SkiFletch [-SRT-] 186 79% 2100

Best by MGR

Top-1000
# Player Games Victories MGR
1 _law [GRIM] 988 84% 64.067
2 A7X0 [PRAMO] 581 80% 61.779
3 nanolite [PRAMO] 113 74% 61.624
4 Zennosha [ANEKI] 420 81% 61.128
5 MSixteen [_V_] 340 78% 61.112
6 yangyinxu [OBDS] 201 79% 60.721
7 _Drago..ddon [PRAMO] 167 72% 59.961
8 Minecr..t_25 [PRAMO] 254 74% 59.679
9 okaviator [VSOP] 104 79% 59.375
10 TheMig..sain [WEAK] 1453 69% 57.881
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Average tank indicators

Calculated only among the tanks, on which at least 100 battles were held. Total processed 166 vehicles.
Victories %DamageSpottedEnemies destroyedDefenseK/damK/destr
61.103 1712.038 1.292 1.088 0.870 1.035 1.040
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