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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 234/3

Germany

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 15mm@40(20.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@38(19.0mm)
   

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@35(37.0mm)
 Side  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@22(11.0mm)
 Top  6mm@88(6.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@30(35.0mm)
 Side  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@40(13.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 60 mm

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

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

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 88
Weight  11.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 6.02 (mtr)
Width 2.31 (mtr)
Height 2.21 (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 19.13 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SdKfz 234/3 was an armoured car , 88 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.31 metres wide, 6.02 metres long, 2.21 metres high and weighed 11.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 220hp petrol engine the SdKfz 234/3 was capable of a road speed of 51mph and a cross country speed of 19mph. The SdKfz 234/3 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 7.5cm StuK 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 StuK 37 L/24 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 385 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition50 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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