Sunday, June 5, 2016

PzJag K43 Tank Destroyer

The PzJag K43 was a German tank destroyer project similar to the Raupenschlepper Ost 7,5cm. The proposal was to have a wider chassis with a quieter but more powerful engine. The vehicle was to have three variants: K43/1, K43/2 and K43/3.
Variants:

1.
Name: PzJag K43
Type: Tank Destroyer
Origin: Germany
Year: 1943
Produced: 0

Length: 4.57 Meters
Width: ~1.99 Meters (wider than Ost)
Height: 2.60 to 2.80 Meters
Weight: ~5200 Kilograms
Speed: ~17 km/h (14 km/h off road) (more powerful engine than Ost)

Crew: 4

Primary Armament:
-88 mm PaK 43 L/71
Secondary Armament:
-None

Gun Flexibility: ???°

Armor:
-Hull
5 mm Front
5 mm Side
-Gun Shield
10 mm Front

Sources:
http://www.achtungpanzer.com/75cm-pak-404-auf-raupenschlepper-ost-selbstfahrlafette.htm
http://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww2/nazi_germany/Pak-40-auf-Raupenschlepper-Ost.php
http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/tanks/germany/rso.htm

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