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Germany
SdKfz 223
Ordnance classification - SdKfz 223

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Developed as a replacement armoured car for the Kfz 13/14 in 1934, the vehicle was rolled out into the German army in 1935. The vehicle was based on a standard heavy car chassis with angled armour plates to protect the crew.

SdKfz 223 scale illustration

General Details
Specifications
Operational Date(s)1935 - 1945
Ordnance classificationSdKfz 223
Quantity Produced550
Weightunknown
Crew3
M.G's small1
M.G's large(>10mm)n/a
Length4.71 mtr
Width1.95 mtr
Height1.75 mtr
Engine Details/Performance
Max Road Speed53 mph
Max Cross Country Speed15 mph
Range Road200 miles
Range Cross Countryunknown
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel Capacityunknown
Horse Power75 hp
Power/Weightunknown
General Information
Developed as a replacement armoured car for the Kfz 13/14 in 1934, the vehicle was rolled out into the German army in 1935. The vehicle was based on a standard heavy car chassis with angled armour plates to protect the crew.

The 223 model was the same as a 221 model carrying a short range bedstead aerial to act as a commanders vehicle.

Armour Details
Turret
Front8mm@35°(10mm)
Side8mm@35°(10mm)
Rear8mm@35°(10mm)
Topn/a
Superstructure
Front8mm@37°(10mm)
Side8mm@35°(10mm)
Rear8mm@31°(9mm)
Top5mm@90°(5mm)
Hull
Front8mm@36°(10mm)
Side8mm@35°(10mm)
Rear5mm@31°(6mm)
Top5mm@90°(5mm)
Armour (x)mm @ (y)° (Effective mm @ 0°)
Effective Armour - Maximum 10 mm - Minimum 5 mm

Hit probability is based on a static 2 x 2.4 metre panel at 0 degrees(vertical) at the range specified.

The data that has been used to create these records has come from Wikipedia, The Lone Sentry, The Bundes Archive and numerous books and websites that have provided the detailed information that has not been available anywhere else. The information we use to calculate the penetration tables, flight times and the hit probability comes from the Gun Calibre, the Shell Mass(Kg) and the muzzle velocity, plus range reductions to allow for gravity and wind resistance. This calculation originally came from a pre-war Krupp calculation which has been modified, and seems to fit the actual test results.

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