Monday, May 9, 2016

Jagdpanzer V Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer

The Jagdpanther was a very successful tank destroyer of World War II built on the Panther tank. It had good maneuverability, good armor, and good weaponry, all desirable traits.
Variants:
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Name: Jagdpanzer V Jagdpanther
Type: Tank Destroyer
Origin: Germany
Year: 1943
Produced: 415

Length: 6.86 Meters
Width: 3.28 Meters
Height: 2.72 Meters
Weight: 45500 Kilograms (51000 Kilograms for 128 mm version)
Speed: 46 km/h (24 km/h off-road)

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-88 mm PaK 43/3 L/71 OR
-88 mm PaK 43/3 L/71 (Autoloader: 6) (1945 planned)
-128 mm PaK 80 (rear casemate version
Secondary Armament:
-7.62 MG34

Gun Flexibility:
14° Elevation
8° Depression
11° Left
11° Right

Armor:
-Hull
60 mm Front
40 mm Side
40 mm Rear
25 mm Bottom
25 mm Top
-Upper Structure
80 mm Front (100 mm Gun Shield)
50 mm Side
40 mm Rear
25 mm Top

Sources:
Rickard, J (10 September 2008), Jagdpanther , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_jagdpanther.html

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