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Germany's 8 cm schwere Granatewerfer 34 auf Panzerspähwagen AMR35(f), Mörserträger AMR(f)

Design

The Mörserträger AMR(f) was a converted Renault Type ZT to create a mortar carrier. The mortar could be fired forward.

Variants

  • 8cm Schwerer Granatewerfer 34 auf PzSpWg AMR(f); Mörserträger AMR(f):

Specifications

  8 cm schwere Granatewerfer 34 auf Panzerspähwagen AMR35(f)
Crew 4
Radio FuG Spr a
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 9 tons
Length 4.3 m
Height 1.8 m
Width 1.8 m
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 80 mm sGrW34
Secondary  
MG 7.92 mm MG34
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 10@20°
Hull Front, Lower 13@8°
Hull Sides, Upper 10@32°
Hull Sides, Lower 10@0°
Hull Rear 10@10° & 10@0°
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom 6@90°
Turret Front 13@15°
Turret Sides 13@40°
Turret Rear 10@10°
Turret Top Open
Engine (Make / Model) Renault 5.8 liters
Cylinders 4
Net HP 82 @ 2,200 rpm
Transmission 4 forward, 1 reverse.
Fuel type  
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse Hand.
Speed - Road 50 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 200 km
Turning Radius  
Elevation Limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Track length  
Tires  
Track width  
Track centers/tread  

Sources:

  1. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
  2. Profile, AFV Weapons #55, German Self-Propelled Weapons, Peter Chamberlain, H.L. Doyle, 1973
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site