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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

PzKpfw III Ausf G
(also known as Panzer III)


PzKpfw III Ausf G

Armour Details


 Front 30mm@15(31.0mm)
 Side  30mm@25(33.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@12(31.0mm)
 Top  12mm@87(12.0mm)


 Front 30mm@9(30.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@30(35.0mm)
 Top  17mm@83(17.0mm)


 Front 30mm@21(32.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@10(30.0mm)
 Top  16mm@90(16.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 52 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 35 (mm) - Minimum 12 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1941 - 1945
Quantity Produced 600
Weight  20.3 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.41 (mtr)
Width 2.95 (mtr)
Height 2.44 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 11 (mph)
Range Road 103 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 300
Power/Weight 14.77 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The PzKpfw III Ausf Galso known as Panzer III was a medium tank , 600 of which were used by the germans between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.95 metres wide, 5.41 metres long, 2.44 metres high and weighed 20.3 tonnes.

Powered by a 300hp petrol engine the PzKpfw III Ausf G was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 11mph. The PzKpfw III Ausf G had a road range of 103 miles

Based on the pzkpfw iii chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 5.0cm KwK L/42 AP with a muzzle velocity of 685m/sec which was capable of penetrating 55mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
5.0cm KwK L/42 AP
 Calibre 50 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 685 m/sec
 Shell Weight 2.18 Kg
 Ammunition99 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 65 63 61 55 50 45 39 34
Flight Time(secs) 0.14 0.3 0.61 1.31 2.08 2.94 3.91 5.03
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90 64 29 22 16
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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