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Sdkfz 254 Mittlere Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen


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Armour Details




 Front 15mm@40(20.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@15(8.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)


 Front 15mm@20(16.0mm)
 Side  8mm@0(8.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@15(8.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 20 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1938 - 1945
Quantity Produced 128
Weight  6.4 (tonnes)
Crew 7
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.56 (mtr)
Width 2.2 (mtr)
Height 1.88 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 37.5 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 10 (mph)
Range Road 312 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 70
Power/Weight 10.93 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Sdkfz 254 Mittlere Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen was an artillery observation post vehicle , 128 of which were used by the germans between 1938 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 7 and was 2.2 metres wide, 4.56 metres long, 1.88 metres high and weighed 6.4 tonnes.

Powered by a 70hp petrol engine the Sdkfz 254 Mittlere Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen was capable of a road speed of 37mph and a cross country speed of 10mph. The Sdkfz 254 Mittlere Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen had a road range of 312 miles

Based on the halftrack chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun.

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