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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

7.62cm Pak 36(r) Gw 38(t)
(also known as Marder III)


7.62cm Pak 36(r) Gw 38(t)

Armour Details


 Front 11mm@31(13.0mm)
 Side  11mm@12(11.0mm)


 Front 50mm@17(52.0mm)
 Side  16mm@12(16.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@65(24.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)


 Front 50mm@16(52.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@16(16.0mm)
 Top  18mm@90(18.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 52 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1942 - 1945
Quantity Produced 363
Weight  10.67 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.61 (mtr)
Width 2.14 (mtr)
Height 2.4 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 115 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 125
Power/Weight 11.71 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The 7.62cm Pak 36(r) Gw 38(t)also known as Marder III was a self propelled anti tank vehicle , 363 of which were used by the germans between 1942 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 10.67 tonnes.

Powered by a 125hp petrol engine the 7.62cm Pak 36(r) Gw 38(t) was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The 7.62cm Pak 36(r) Gw 38(t) had a road range of 115 miles

Based on the czech 38t chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 7.62cm Pak 36(r) L/51 AP with a muzzle velocity of 700m/sec which was capable of penetrating 90mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
7.62cm Pak 36(r) L/51 AP
 Calibre 76 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 700 m/sec
 Shell Weight 7.54 Kg
 Ammunition30 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 99 98 95 90 85 80 74 69
Flight Time(secs) 0.14 0.29 0.59 1.23 1.9 2.63 3.4 4.24
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 93 69 41 25 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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