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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf S
(also known as Panzer 38t)

Germany

PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf S

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 25mm@10(25.0mm)
 Side  15mm@10(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@10(15.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 25mm@17(26.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@60(20.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)

Hull

 Front 25mm@16(26.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@12(15.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 35 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 26 (mm) - Minimum 8 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1939 - 1945
Quantity Produced 90
Weight  9.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 4.61 (mtr)
Width 2.14 (mtr)
Height 2.4 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 26.25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 156 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 125
Power/Weight 13.15 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf Salso known as Panzer 38t was a light tank , 90 of which were used by the germans between 1939 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.14 metres wide, 4.61 metres long, 2.4 metres high and weighed 9.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 125hp petrol engine the PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf S was capable of a road speed of 26mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf S had a road range of 156 miles

Based on the czech 38t chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 3.7cm KwK 38 L/47.8 AP with a muzzle velocity of 750m/sec which was capable of penetrating 38mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
3.7cm KwK 38 L/47.8 AP
 Calibre 37 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 750 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.82 Kg
 Ammunition42 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 48 47 44 38 33 28 22 17
Flight Time(secs) 0.13 0.27 0.57 1.25 2.04 2.98 4.14 5.66
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 93 64 29 20 14
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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