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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

PzKpfw IV Ausf F SdKfz 161
(also known as Panzer IV)

Germany

PzKpfw IV Ausf F SdKfz  161

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 50mm@11(51.0mm)
 Side  30mm@26(33.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@16(31.0mm)
 Top  10mm@87(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 50mm@10(51.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@12(20.0mm)
 Top  12mm@87(12.0mm)

Hull

 Front 50mm@12(51.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@9(20.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 53 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 51 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - 1944
Quantity Produced 462
Weight  22.3 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.92 (mtr)
Width 2.86 (mtr)
Height 2.65 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 12.5 (mph)
Range Road 125 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 300
Power/Weight 13.45 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The PzKpfw IV Ausf F SdKfz 161also known as Panzer IV was a medium tank , 462 of which were used by the germans between 1941 and 1944.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.86 metres wide, 5.92 metres long, 2.65 metres high and weighed 22.3 tonnes.

Powered by a 300hp petrol engine the PzKpfw IV Ausf F SdKfz 161 was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 12mph. The PzKpfw IV Ausf F SdKfz 161 had a road range of 125 miles

Based on the pzkpfw iv chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 AP with a muzzle velocity of 385m/sec which was capable of penetrating 46mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
7.5cm KwK 37 L/24 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 385 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition80 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 51 50 49 46 43 40 38 35
Flight Time(secs) 0.26 0.53 1.07 2.24 3.47 4.79 6.21 7.74
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 57 25 18 12 7
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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