Here is a breakdown of Soviet tanks at Kursk, courtesy of Jack Radey at the CD forums:

). I just came across, thanks to Charles Sharp (Marshal Sharposhnikov), data on Soviet tank units at Kursk. I thought it was so interesting it was worth sharing.

Central Front-

13th Army –

--129 TB – 10 KV-1, 21 T-34, 8 T-70, 10 T-60

--27 Gd TR – 24 KV-1S

--30 Gd TR – 20 KV-1S

--43 TR – 30 T-34/43, 16 T-70

--58 TR – 33 SU-76i

--237 TR – 32 T-34/43, 7 T-70

--1442 SUR – 16 SU-122 48th Army –

--45 TR – 30 M-3 Grant, 9 M-3 Stuart, 8 SU-76

--193 TR – 55 M-3 Grant, 3 SU-76

--229 TR – 38 M-4/A2 Sherman

--1454 SUR – 16 SU-122, 1 T-34/43

--1455 SUR – 15 SU-122, 1 T-34/43

--1540 SUR – 12 SU-152, 1 KV-1S

60th Army –

--150 TB – 40 T-34/43, 22 T-70, 4 T-60

65th Army –

--29 Gd TR – 19 KV-1S

--40 TR – 29 T-34/43, 7 T-70

--84 TR – 30 T-34/43, 3 T-70

--255 TR – 33 T-34/43, 6 T-70

70th Army –

--240 TR – 32 T-34/43, 7 T-70

--251 TR – 31 T-34/43, 7 T-70

--259 TR – 34 T-34/43, 6 T-70

2nd Tank Army –

--3 TC – 122 T-34/43, 70 T-70

--16 TC – 139 T-34/43, 45 T-70, 17 T-60

--11 Gd TB – 44 T-34/43, 10 T-70

Front Reserve –

--9 TC – 125 T-34/43, 68 T-60

--19 TC – 107 T-34/43, 25 T-70, 36 T-60, 19 Matilda or Valentine (2 lb)

--1541 SUR – 12 SU-152, 1 KV-1S

Voronezh Front –

6th Guards Army –

--96 TB – 46 T-34/43, 5 T-70

--230 TR – 7 M-3 Grant, 32 M-3 Stuart

--245 TR – 27 M-3 Grant, 12 M-3 Stuart

--1440 SUR – 12 SU-122, 9 SU-76

7th Guards Army –

--27 Gd TB – 54 T-34/43, 4 T-70

--201 TB – 3 T-34/43, 18 Mk II Matilda, 31 Mk III Valentine

--148 TR – 25 T-34/43, 6 T-70

--167 TR – 33 T-34/43, 11 T-70, 2 T-60

--262 TR – 22 KV-1

--1438 SUR – 12 SU-122, 9 SU-76

--1529 SUR – 12 SU-152, 1 KV-1

38th Army –

--180 TB – 43 T-34/43, 23 T-70, 15 T-60

--192 TB – 31 M-3 Grant, 24 M-3 Stuart

40th Army –

--86 TB – 46 T-34/43, 11 T-70, 15 T-60

--59 TR – 25 T-34/43, 9 T-70

--60 TR – 26 T-34/43, 9 T-70

69th Army –

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1st Tank Army –

--3 MC – 194 T-34/43, 35 T-70, 2 T-60

--6 TC – 138 T-34/43, 24 T-70, 10 T-60

--31 TC – 152 T-34/43, 30 T-70, 2 T-60

Front Reserves –

--2 Gd TC – 121 T-34/43, 75 T-70, 21 Mk IV Churchill (6 lb)

--5 Gd TC – 106 T-34/43, 66 T-70, 21 Mk IV Churchill (6 lb)

MC = mechanized corps

TC = tank corps

TB = tank brigade

TR = tank regiment

SUR = SU regiment (self propelled gun, or assault gun)

Some of the T-34s might have been T-34/42s, but mostly the later model, considering the combat life of a tank in action. Some of the M-3 Grants were no doubt M-3 Lees. Did it matter, does it now?

Some real weirdies in there, huh? How about a tank regiment solely composed of SU-76i, which were Pzkpfw III or StuG III chassies with a 76L39 mounted on them.

It is worth remembering that these are strengths of units built up and ready for a major action. A snapshot of units in a condition you would not see much of when the bullets and AP rounds started to fly.

If you look closely, you will see many strange things; regiments almost the size of brigades, mostly units of either all Soviet tanks or all Lend Lease, but some mixed. One unit, the 262 TR, has all KVs. Normally this would make it a Guards Tank Regiment, but it isn't. (A Guards tank brigade, by contrast, is one designated Guards for its performance, while a heavy tank regiment, like a rocket unit, got its Guards title from its equipment…)

The 229 TR, equipped with Shermans, is news to me. Likewise note that certain tank regiments have a mixture of tanks and SUs. This was a period of transition, the Soviets had just settled on the final basic structure of the tank corps, and other tank units. The T-60s were hold overs (survivors), soon to be lost, or converted to prime movers.