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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 222

Germany

SdKfz 222

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@35(10.0mm)
   

Superstructure

 Front 8mm@37(10.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@31(9.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)

Hull

 Front 8mm@36(10.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  5mm@31(6.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 10 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 10 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1937 - 1945
Quantity Produced 989
Weight  4.8 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.8 (mtr)
Width 1.95 (mtr)
Height 2 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 53.125 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 200 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 75
Power/Weight 15.62 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SdKfz 222 was an armoured car , 989 of which were used by the germans between 1937 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 1.95 metres wide, 4.8 metres long, 2 metres high and weighed 4.8 tonnes.

Powered by a 75hp petrol engine the SdKfz 222 was capable of a road speed of 53mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The SdKfz 222 had a road range of 200 miles

Based on the 4 wheel armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 2.0cm Kwk 38 L/55 with a muzzle velocity of 899m/sec which was capable of penetrating 18mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
2.0cm Kwk 38 L/55
 Calibre 20 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 899 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.12 Kg
 Ammunition180 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 28 27 24 18
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.24 0.51 1.26
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 93
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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