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Flakpanzer 38(t)
Sd.Kfz. 140

Anti-Aircraft Vehicle

Flakpanzer 38(t)  Sd.Kfz. 140

Service Data:

In Service: 1942 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: BMM
Chassis No: 2101
Number built: 140 and 1 converted

Technical Data:

Type: Anti-Aircraft Vehicle

Crew: 4 men
Length: 4.61 m
Width: 2.15 m
Height: 2.25 m
Weight: 9,800 kg
Fuel Capacity: 220 liters
Engine: 1 × Praga AC 6 cylinder inline liquid cooled petrol engine producing up to 150 hp at 2,500 rpm
Gearbox: 5 forward 1 reverse
Speed: road 42 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 210 km cross country km
1 × 2 cm Flak 38 L/112.5
main 1,080 rounds
Armour: 8 mm to 20 mm
Electronics: FuG 5 or FuG 2
Operators: Heer
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The Flakpanzer 38(t) or Flakpanzer 38(t) auf Selbstfahrlafette 38(t) Ausf M (Sd.Kfz. 140) was a Wehrmacht self-propelled antiaircraft used in during the Second World War.

Flakpanzer 38(t) was originally designed around the chassis of the Czechoslovakian built LT-38 tank and was built from November 1943 to February 1944, entering service in 1944. As the vehicle used the 38(t) Ausf M chassis, the engine was near the middle of the vehicle, and the armament was placed at the rear in a specially designed armoured section. The upper part folding down to allow 360 degree traverse at low elevation. During Second World War, a total of 141 Flakpanzer 38(t)s were built, including the single prototype vehicle.


Flakpanzer 38(t) Sd.Kfz. 140 picture 2

Flakpanzer 38(t) Sd.Kfz. 140 picture 3

Flakpanzer 38(t) Sd.Kfz. 140 picture 4

Heer Comments


German Military Vehicles.
ISBN-10: 087349783X

Armoured Fighting Vehicles of Germany World War II.
ISBN-10: 0214203077

Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World Two.
ISBN-10: 1854095188

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