The KV-1 is a Soviet heavy tank, named after marshal Kliment Voroshilov. The KV-1 was first tested in the Winter War and in 1940 production was increased. At the beginning of operation Barbarossa the Red Army had 639 KV-1s. At the beginning of Operation Barbarossa, German tanks were incapable of penetrating the armour and at one point a large German armoured group was delayed for 2 days by a single KV-1 near Ostrov.
|General Characteristics (KV-1)|
|Speed:||35 km/h (road)|
|Primary armament:||76.2mm gun|
|Secondary armament:||three 7.62 mm machine guns|