Vt4 turret spalling

Is it just me or do hits to the breach, or anywhere near the turret create an ungodly amount of spalling? Many times i will get hit in the breach and it sprays both guys in the turret. If im in a russian tank like t80, the spalling flies foward in a tight jet, often missing the crew entirely. But on vt4 its like being hit with 150mm aphe