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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

StuG III 10.5cm Stu.K. L/28.3
(also known as Stug III)

Germany

StuG III 10.5cm Stu.K. L/28.3

Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 80mm@10(81.0mm)
 Side  30mm@11(31.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Top  17mm@83(17.0mm)

Hull

 Front 80mm@21(86.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@10(51.0mm)
 Top  16mm@90(16.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 80 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 86 (mm) - Minimum 16 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - 1945
Quantity Produced 1211
Weight  23 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.54 (mtr)
Width 2.95 (mtr)
Height 2.16 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 11 (mph)
Range Road 88 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 300
Power/Weight 13.04 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The StuG III 10.5cm Stu.K. L/28.3also known as Stug III was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 1211 of which were used by the germans between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.95 metres wide, 5.54 metres long, 2.16 metres high and weighed 23 tonnes.

Powered by a 300hp petrol engine the StuG III 10.5cm Stu.K. L/28.3 was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 11mph. The StuG III 10.5cm Stu.K. L/28.3 had a road range of 88 miles

Based on the pzkpfw iii chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 10.5cm StuH 42 L/28 with a muzzle velocity of 470m/sec which was capable of penetrating 61mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
10.5cm StuH 42 L/28
 Calibre 105 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 470 m/sec
 Shell Weight 14 Kg
 Ammunition36 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 65 65 63 61 58 56 53 51
Flight Time(secs) 0.21 0.43 0.87 1.79 2.75 3.76 4.81 5.91
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 77 39 22 18 14
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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