Thursday, April 14, 2016

VK 30.01 (H)/Panzer VI (H) Heavy Tank

The VK 30.01 (H) was a continuation of the  DW series. It would eventually lead to the famous Tiger.
Variants:
1.
Name: VK. 30.01 (H)
Type: Heavy Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1939
Produced: ~11

Length: 5.77 Meters
Width: 3.16 Meters
Height: 2.57 Meters
Weight: 32000 Kilograms
Speed: 35 km/h

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-50 mm KwK L/50 OR
-50 mm KwK L/60 OR
-75 mm KwK 37 L/24 OR
-75 mm KwK L/34 OR
-75 mm KwK 40 L/43 OR
-75/55 mm Waffe 0725
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34 (2)

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation (also for both secondary armaments)
10° Depression (also for both secondary armaments)
15° Right (for secondary hull gun)
15° Left (for secondary hull gun)


Armor:
-Hull
50 mm Front
50 mm Side
50 mm Rear
25 mm Top
20 mm Bottom
-Turret
30 mm Front?
50 mm Side
15 mm Top

Sources:
http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/tanks/germany/vk3001h.htm
http://ftr.wot-news.com/2013/08/09/historical-vk3001h/

*all guns were cancelled except for the 75 mm L/24

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