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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

PzKpfw II Ausf L
(also known as Luchs)

Germany

PzKpfw II Ausf L

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 30mm@10(30.0mm)
 Side  20mm@21(21.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@21(21.0mm)
 Top  13mm@85(13.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@10(30.0mm)
 Side  20mm@0(20.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@28(23.0mm)
 Top  10mm@88(10.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@22(32.0mm)
 Side  20mm@0(20.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@28(23.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 42 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 32 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 100
Weight  13 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.63 (mtr)
Width 2.48 (mtr)
Height 2.21 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 37.5 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 16 (mph)
Range Road 181 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 180
Power/Weight 13.84 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The PzKpfw II Ausf Lalso known as Luchs was a light tank , 100 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.48 metres wide, 4.63 metres long, 2.21 metres high and weighed 13 tonnes.

Powered by a 180hp petrol engine the PzKpfw II Ausf L was capable of a road speed of 37mph and a cross country speed of 16mph. The PzKpfw II Ausf L had a road range of 181 miles

Based on the pzkpfw ii chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 2.0cm Kwk 38 L/55 with a muzzle velocity of 899m/sec which was capable of penetrating 18mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
2.0cm Kwk 38 L/55
 Calibre 20 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 899 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.12 Kg
 Ammunition330 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 28 27 24 18
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.24 0.51 1.26
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 93
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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