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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Sturmgeschutz IV (7.5cm StuK 40 L/48) SdKfz 167
(also known as Stug IV)

Germany

Sturmgeschutz IV (7.5cm StuK 40 L/48) SdKfz  167

Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 80mm@10(81.0mm)
 Side  30mm@11(31.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Top  11mm@83(11.0mm)

Hull

 Front 80mm@14(82.0mm)
 Side  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Rear  20mm@10(20.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 80 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 82 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 1139
Weight  23 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.95 (mtr)
Width 2.97 (mtr)
Height 2.2 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 23.75 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 12 (mph)
Range Road 131 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 300
Power/Weight 13.04 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Sturmgeschutz IV (7.5cm StuK 40 L/48) SdKfz 167also known as Stug IV was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 1139 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.97 metres wide, 5.95 metres long, 2.2 metres high and weighed 23 tonnes.

Powered by a 300hp petrol engine the Sturmgeschutz IV (7.5cm StuK 40 L/48) SdKfz 167 was capable of a road speed of 23mph and a cross country speed of 12mph. The Sturmgeschutz IV (7.5cm StuK 40 L/48) SdKfz 167 had a road range of 131 miles

Based on the pzkpfw iv chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 7.5cm StuK 39/40 L/48 AP with a muzzle velocity of 800m/sec which was capable of penetrating 96mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
7.5cm StuK 39/40 L/48 AP
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 800 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
 Ammunition63 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 106 104 101 96 90 84 79 73
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.51 1.07 1.67 2.3 2.99 3.72
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 81 54 29 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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