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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 233 (8 rad)

Germany

SdKfz 233 (8 rad)

Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 14.5mm@30(17.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Top  6mm@87(6.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@35(37.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@25(11.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 18 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 37 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - 1945
Quantity Produced 109
Weight  8.7 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.85 (mtr)
Width 2.2 (mtr)
Height 2.25 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 50 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 19.375 (mph)
Range Road 187 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 150
Power/Weight 17.24 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SdKfz 233 (8 rad) was an armoured car , 109 of which were used by the germans between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.2 metres wide, 5.85 metres long, 2.25 metres high and weighed 8.7 tonnes.

Powered by a 150hp petrol engine the SdKfz 233 (8 rad) was capable of a road speed of 50mph and a cross country speed of 19mph. The SdKfz 233 (8 rad) had a road range of 187 miles

Based on the 8 wheel armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 7.5cm StuK 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 StuK 37 L/24 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 385 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition32 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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