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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

7.5cm Pak 40/3 L/46 Gw 38(t)r Ausf M
(also known as Marder III)

Germany

7.5cm Pak 40/3 L/46 Gw 38(t)r Ausf M

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 6mm@28(7.0mm)
 Side  10mm@16(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@17(10.0mm)
   

Superstructure

 Front 10mm@30(12.0mm)
 Side  10mm@15(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)

Hull

 Front 20mm@15(21.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@41(13.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 21 (mm) - Minimum 8 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 975
Weight  10.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.95 (mtr)
Width 2.15 (mtr)
Height 2.48 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 150 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 125
Power/Weight 11.9 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The 7.5cm Pak 40/3 L/46 Gw 38(t)r Ausf Malso known as Marder III was a self propelled anti tank vehicle , 975 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.15 metres wide, 4.95 metres long, 2.48 metres high and weighed 10.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 125hp petrol engine the 7.5cm Pak 40/3 L/46 Gw 38(t)r Ausf M was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The 7.5cm Pak 40/3 L/46 Gw 38(t)r Ausf M had a road range of 150 miles

Based on the czech 38t chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 7.5cm Pak 40 L/46 AP with a muzzle velocity of 792m/sec which was capable of penetrating 95mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
7.5cm Pak 40 L/46 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 792 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition27 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 105 103 100 95 89 83 78 72
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.52 1.08 1.69 2.33 3.02 3.76
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 81 54 25 22
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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