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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 234/2
(also known as Puma)

Germany

SdKfz 234/2

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 30mm@20(32.0mm)
 Side  10mm@25(11.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@25(11.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@35(37.0mm)
 Side  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@22(11.0mm)
 Top  7mm@88(7.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@30(35.0mm)
 Side  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@40(13.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 100 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 37 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1944
Quantity Produced 101
Weight  11.74 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 6.02 (mtr)
Width 2.31 (mtr)
Height 2.28 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 51 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 19.375 (mph)
Range Road 562 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 220
Power/Weight 18.73 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SdKfz 234/2also known as Puma was an armoured car , 101 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1944.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.31 metres wide, 6.02 metres long, 2.28 metres high and weighed 11.74 tonnes.

Powered by a 220hp petrol engine the SdKfz 234/2 was capable of a road speed of 51mph and a cross country speed of 19mph. The SdKfz 234/2 had a road range of 562 miles

Based on the 8 wheel armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 5.0cm KwK 39 L/60 AP with a muzzle velocity of 835m/sec which was capable of penetrating 64mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
5.0cm KwK 39 L/60 AP
 Calibre 50 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 835 m/sec
 Shell Weight 2.06 Kg
 Ammunition55 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 75 73 70 64 58 52 45 39
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.24 0.5 1.07 1.7 2.41 3.21 4.13
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 77 48 25 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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