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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

PzKpfw VI Tiger II Ausf B(Henschel) SdKfz 182
(also known as Tiger II)

Germany

PzKpfw VI Tiger II Ausf B(Henschel) SdKfz  182

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 185mm@10(188.0mm)
 Side  80mm@21(86.0mm)
 Rear  80mm@20(85.0mm)
 Top  44mm@80(45.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 150mm@50(233.0mm)
 Side  80mm@25(88.0mm)
 Rear  80mm@21(86.0mm)
 Top  40mm@90(40.0mm)

Hull

 Front 100mm@60(200.0mm)
 Side  80mm@0(80.0mm)
 Rear  80mm@30(92.0mm)
 Top  40mm@90(40.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 180 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 233 (mm) - Minimum 40 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1944 - 1945
Quantity Produced 439
Weight  68 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 7.46 (mtr)
Width 3.76 (mtr)
Height 3.08 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 21.875 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 10.625 (mph)
Range Road 106 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 700
Power/Weight 10.29 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The PzKpfw VI Tiger II Ausf B(Henschel) SdKfz 182also known as Tiger II was a heavy tank , 439 of which were used by the germans between 1944 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.76 metres wide, 7.46 metres long, 3.08 metres high and weighed 68 tonnes.

Powered by a 700hp petrol engine the PzKpfw VI Tiger II Ausf B(Henschel) SdKfz 182 was capable of a road speed of 21mph and a cross country speed of 10mph. The PzKpfw VI Tiger II Ausf B(Henschel) SdKfz 182 had a road range of 106 miles

Based on the tiger ii chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 8.8cm Pak 43 L/71 AP40 with a muzzle velocity of 1130m/sec which was capable of penetrating 200mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
8.8cm Pak 43 L/71 AP40
 Calibre 88 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 1130 m/sec
 Shell Weight 7.3 Kg
 Ammunition72 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 225 221 214 200 185 171 156 142
Flight Time(secs) 0.08 0.18 0.37 0.77 1.21 1.68 2.2 2.77
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 93 81 57 39
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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