Thanks to Vladimir for translating.
– Will there be news on the patch this week? – No, 3.10 will be a smaller technical patch;
– I’ve seen some French LT screenshots somewhere, and also some of the TD’s. Is this fake information or are these branches planned? – The introduction of these is planned, the next French vehicles will be TD’s;
– I have conducted an experiment with the equipment that gives +5% armor: IS-6 has 60mm rear armor, the caliber of the gun used is 183mm, so it cannot ricochet. If we add the equipment, the armor is 63mm, times 3 it’s 189mm, so the shell should ricochet – but it doesn’t. However, with the IS-7, where the rear armor is 70mm, the 183mm gun ricochets at a steep angle. – The equipment works properly. The goal is not an increase in armor thickness, but a change in the homogenousity factor – a hidden parameter reflecting the “quality” of the armor. The equipment increases this coefficient which increases the armor protection. We, however, do not publish the exact homogenousity coefficients. Since the armor plate effectively remains at the same thickness, the three caliber rule does not change.