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Bergpanzer (Panther) SdKfz 179
(also known as Bergpanther)


Bergpanzer (Panther) SdKfz  179

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Armour Details




 Front 80mm@55(139.0mm)
 Side  40mm@40(52.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Top  16mm@90(16.0mm)


 Front 60mm@55(105.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Top  30mm@90(30.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 139 (mm) - Minimum 16 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 240
Weight  43 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 8.82 (mtr)
Width 3.52 (mtr)
Height 2.74 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 28.75 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 125 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 700
Power/Weight 16.27 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Bergpanzer (Panther) SdKfz 179also known as Bergpanther was a recovery vehicle , 240 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.52 metres wide, 8.82 metres long, 2.74 metres high and weighed 43 tonnes.

Powered by a 700hp petrol engine the Bergpanzer (Panther) SdKfz 179 was capable of a road speed of 28mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The Bergpanzer (Panther) SdKfz 179 had a road range of 125 miles

Based on the panther chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns.

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