Due to the superiority of armor and weapons of the latest German cars light and medium tanks of the 5th Guards. TA (they fought in Prokhorovka) looking for success in combat. But they are deprived of benefits maneuver transition Germans on the defensive. The thick armor, powerful weapons, good sights allow the Germans to shoot accurately at long range, without much damage from the fire attack. Due to the undeveloped communication actions of the Soviet tank crews were poorly coordinated. The radio had a command tank. Other receivers usually had and could not communicate by radio. Confusion has strengthened a new plan of attack that changed the interaction of the parts and their disposition, artpodderzhki schedule. "There was neither the time nor the place to break away from the enemy, build order of battle or fight organized as a part of their parts", - complained Rotmistrov.