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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 250/8 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24
(also known as Demag)

Germany

SdKfz  250/8 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 10mm@30(12.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@17(8.0mm)
   

Hull

 Front 14.5mm@12(15.0mm)
 Side  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@45(11.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 15 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - 1945
Quantity Produced -
Weight  6.3 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 4.77 (mtr)
Width 1.97 (mtr)
Height 2.07 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 37.5 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 200 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 100
Power/Weight 15.87 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SdKfz 250/8 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24also known as Demag was a self propelled artillery vehicle used by the germans between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 1.97 metres wide, 4.77 metres long, 2.07 metres high and weighed 6.3 tonnes.

Powered by a 100hp petrol engine the SdKfz 250/8 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 was capable of a road speed of 37mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The SdKfz 250/8 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 had a road range of 200 miles

Based on the sdkfz 250 halftrack chassis, the vehicle was armed with a 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 AP with a muzzle velocity of 385m/sec which was capable of penetrating 46mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 385 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition20 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 51 50 49 46 43 40 38 35
Flight Time(secs) 0.26 0.53 1.07 2.24 3.47 4.79 6.21 7.74
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 57 25 18 12 7
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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