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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Sturmpanzer IV 15cm StuH 43 SdKfz 166
(also known as Brummbar)

Germany

Sturmpanzer IV 15cm StuH 43 SdKfz  166

Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 100mm@40(131.0mm)
 Side  50mm@15(52.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@25(33.0mm)
 Top  20mm@83(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 80mm@12(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 131 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - 1945
Quantity Produced 298
Weight  28.68 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.97 (mtr)
Width 2.86 (mtr)
Height 2.54 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 10 (mph)
Range Road 131 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 300
Power/Weight 10.46 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Sturmpanzer IV 15cm StuH 43 SdKfz 166also known as Brummbar was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 298 of which were used by the germans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.86 metres wide, 5.97 metres long, 2.54 metres high and weighed 28.68 tonnes.

Powered by a 300hp petrol engine the Sturmpanzer IV 15cm StuH 43 SdKfz 166 was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 10mph. The Sturmpanzer IV 15cm StuH 43 SdKfz 166 had a road range of 131 miles

Based on the pzkpfw iv chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 15cm StuH 43 L/12 with a muzzle velocity of 280m/sec which was capable of penetrating 40mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
15cm StuH 43 L/12
 Calibre 150 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 280 m/sec
 Shell Weight 25 Kg
 Ammunition38 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 42 42 41 40 38 37 36 35
Flight Time(secs) 0.35 0.72 1.45 2.97 4.54 6.16 7.84 9.58
Hit Probability % 98 98 88 29 18 12 7 4
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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