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German Balkenkreuz

Germany's Sturmgeschütz (Fl):

Design

10 were converted from PzKpfw IIIs in May and June 1943.

Specifications

  StuG (Fl)
Crew 4
Radio FuG5
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 23 tons
Length 5.52 m
Height 2.16 m
Width 2.95 m
Width over tracks  
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Armament (mm)  
Main 14 mm Flammenwerfer
Secondary  
MG 7.92 mm MG34
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG 600
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 50+30@10°
Hull Front, Lower 50+30@21°
Hull Sides, Upper 30@11°
Hull Sides, Lower 30@0°
Hull Rear 30@0° & 50@10°
Hull Top 11-17@75-90°
Hull Bottom 16@90°
Superstructure Front  
Superstructure Sides  
Superstructure Rear  
Superstructure Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Maybach HL 120 TRM
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders  
Capacity  
Net HP  
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Transmission (Type) 6 forward, 1 reverse.
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Fuel (Type)  
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Traverse 10° left, 10° right, hand.
Speed - Road 40 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 155 km
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits -6° to +20°
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle  
Climbing ability  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Tracks (Type)  
Length  
Width  
Width of link  
Diameter  
Number of links  
Pitch  
Tire tread  
Track centers/tread  

Sources:

  1. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site