Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Panzer II Light Tank

The Panzer II was the successor to the Panzer I. Most vehicles mounted the KwK 30 or the improved KwK 38 The Panzer II J, a scout vehicle had two companies working on it, MAN designed the turret and Daimler-Benz designed the Hull. The Panzer II Luchs was a late light tank used until the end of the war. Many other variants were made of the vehicle.
Variants:
1.
Name: Panzer II
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1935
Produced: 25

Length: 4.38 Meters
Width: 2.14 Meters
Height: 1.945 Meters
Weight: 7600 Kilograms
Speed: 40 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG13

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation
9.5° Depression

Armor:
-Hull
13 mm Front
13 mm Side
13 mm Rear
8 mm Top
5 to 10 mm Bottom
-Turret
13 mm Front (15 mm Gun Shield)
13 mm Side
13 mm Rear
8 mm Top

2.
Name: Panzer II A [earlier Panzer II a. in brakets]
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1937 [1935]
Produced:  [75: a/1 had 10, a/2 had 25, a/3 had 50]

Length: 4.81 Meters [4.38 Meters]
Panzer I a.
Width: 2.28 Meters [2.14 Meters]
Height: 2.15 Meters [1.945 Meters]
Weight: 95 Kilograms [7600 Kilograms]
Speed: 48 km/h (24 km/h off-road) [40 km/h]

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34
[-7.92 mm MG13]

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation
9.5° Depression

Armor:
-Hull
14.5 mm Front [13 mm Front]
14.5 mm Side [13 mm Side]
14.5 mm Rear[13 mm Rear]
10 m Top [8 mm Top]
5 to 10 mm Bottom [5 to 10 mm Bottom]
-Turret
14.5 mm Front (16 mm Gun Shield) [13 mm Front (15 mm Gun Shield)]
14.5 mm Side [13 mm Side]
14.5 mm Rear [13 mm Rear]
10 mm Top [8 mm Top]

3.
Name: Panzer II B [earlier Panzer II b. in brakets]
Panzer II b.
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1937 [1936]
Produced: [1 or more]

Length: 4.81 Meters [4.38 Meters]
Width: 2.28 Meters [2.14 Meters]
Height: 2.15 Meters [1.945 Meters]
Weight: 9500 Kilograms [7600 Kilograms]
Speed: 48 km/h (24 km/h off-road) [40 km/h]

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation
9.5° Depression

Armor:
-Hull
14.5 mm Front [13 mm Front]
14.5 mm Side [13 mm Side]
14.5 mm Rear[13 mm Rear]
10 m Top [8 mm Top]
5 to 10 mm Bottom [5 to 10 mm Bottom]
-Turret
14.5 mm Front (16 mm Gun Shield) [13 mm Front (15 mm Gun Shield)]
14.5 mm Side [13 mm Side]
14.5 mm Rear [13 mm Rear]
10 mm Top [8 mm Top]

4.
Name: Panzer II C [earlier Panzer II c. in brakets]
Type: Light Tank
Panzer I c.
Origin: Germany
Year: 1937
Produced: ???

Length: 4.81 Meters [4.38 Meters]
Width: 2.28 Meters [2.14 Meters]
Height: 2.15 Meters [1.945 Meters]
Weight: 9500 Kilograms
Speed: 48 km/h (24 km/h off-road)

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:

-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
14.5 + 20 bolted mm Front
14.5 mm Side
14.5 mm Rear
10 m Top
5 to 10 mm Bottom
-Turret
14.5 + 20 bolted mm Front (16 + 14.5 bolted mm Gun Shield)
14.5 mm Side
14.5 mm Rear
10 mm Top

5.
Name: Panzer II D
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1939
Produced: 43

Length: 4.64 Meters
Width: 2.3 Meters
Height: 2.02 Meters
Weight: 10000 Kilograms
Speed: 55 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
14.5 mm Front
14.5 mm Side
14.5 mm Rear
10 mm Top
5 to 10 mm Bottom
-Turret
14.5 mm Front (16 mm Gun Shield)
14.5 mm Side
14. mm Rear
10 mm Top

6.
Name: Panzer II E
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1939
Produced: 43

Length: 4.64 Meters
Width: 2.3 Meters
Height: 2.02 Meters
Weight: 10000 Kilograms
Speed: 55 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 30 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
30 mm Front
14.5 mm Side
14.5 mm Rear
10 mm Top
5 to 10 mm Bottom
-Turret
14.5 mm Front (16 mm Gun Shield)
14.5 mm Side
14.5 mm Rear
10 mm Top

7.
Name: Panzer II F
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1941
Produced: 533

Length: 4.81 Meters
Width: 2.28 Meters
Height: 2.15 Meters
Weight: 9500 Kilograms
Speed: 40 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
35 mm Front
15 mm Side
15 mm Rear
15 mm Top
5 to 10 mm Bottom
-Turret
30 mm Front (30 mm Gun Shield)
15 mm Side
15 mm Rear
10 mm Top

8.
Name: Panzer II G/VK 9.01 (MAN)
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year:  1941
Produced: 12

Length: 4.24 Meters
Width: 2.34 Meters
Height: 2.05 Meters
Weight: 10500 Kilograms
Speed: 65 km/h (50 km/h off-road)

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

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


9.
Name: Panzer II H/VK 9.03 (MAN)
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1942
Produced:

Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight: 10500 Kilograms
Speed: 65 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
30 mm Front
20 mm Side
20 mm Rear
5 mm Top
10 mm Bottom
-Turret
30 mm Front
2 mm Side
20 mm Rear

10.
Name: Panzer II J/VK 16.01 (DB)/(MAN)
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1939
Produced: 22

Length: 4.81 Meters
Width: 2.28 Meters
Height: 2.02 Meters
Weight: 18000 Kilograms
Speed: 28 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
80 mm Front
50 mm Side
50 mm Rear
25 mm Top
10 mm Bottom
-Turret
80 mm Front
50 mm Side
50 mm Rear
25 mm Top

11.
Name: Panzer II L Luchs/ VK 13.03 (MAN)
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1942
Produced: 136

Length: 4.63 Meters
Width: 2.48 Meters
Height: 2.21 Meters
Weight: 11800 Kilograms
Speed: 60 km/h (30 km/h off-road)

Crew: 4

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility:
18° Elevation
9° Depression

Armor:
-Hull
30 mm Front
20 mm Side
20 mm Rear
10 mm Top
10 mm Bottom
-Turret
30 mm Front
20 mm Side
20 mm Rear

12.
Name: Panzer II M/VK 13.01 (MAN)
Type: Light Tank
Origin: Germany
Year: 1942
Produced: 4

Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight: 10500 Kilograms
Speed: 65 km/h

Crew: 3

Primary Armament:
-20 mm KwK 38 L/55
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm MG34

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
30 mm Front
20 mm Side
20 mm Rear
5 mm Top
10 mm Bottom
-Turret
30 mm Front
2 mm Side
20 mm Rear

Sources:
http://tankarchives.blogspot.com/2013/04/pzkpfw-ii-ausf-j.html
http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/tanks/germany/pz2.htm
http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/tanks/germany/vk1601.htm
http://www.wehrmacht-history.com/heer/panzer-ii/panzer-ii-ausf-m.htm
http://www.wehrmacht-history.com/heer/panzer-ii/panzer-ii-ausf-h.htm

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