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Ferdinand / Elephant
Sd.Kfz. 184

Anti-Tank Vehicle




Ferdinand / Elephant Sd.Kfz. 184

Service Data:

In Service: 1943 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Nibelungen-Werke
Chassis No: 150001 150100
Number built: 90

Technical Data:

Type: Anti-Tank Vehicle

Crew: 6 men
Length: 8.14 m
Width: 3.38 m
Height: 2.97 m
Weight: 65,000 kg
Fuel Capacity: 950 liters
Engine: 2 × Maybach HL 120 TRM 12 cylinder liquid cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 272 hp each at 2,800 rpm
Gearbox: electric drive
Speed: road 30 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 150 km cross country 90 km
Armament:
1 × 8.8 cm PaK 43/2 L/71
1 × 7.92 mm MG 42 machine gun
Ammunition:
main 50 rounds
secondary 600 rounds
Armour: 30 mm to 200 mm
Electronics: FuG 2 and FuG 5
Operators: Heer
Variants:
12.8 cm (Sf) L/61 VK3001(H)
Bergepanzer Tiger Ausf. E
Bergepanzer Tiger (P)
DW I Panzer VI
DW II Panzer VI
Ferdinand / Elephant
Gw Tiger für 17 cm K 72 (Sf)
Jagdtiger
Sturmtiger
Tiger I Ausf.E
Tiger II Ausf. B
VK3001(H) Panzer VI
VK3001(P) Leopard
VK3601(H) Panzer VI
VK4501(H) Panzer VI
VK4501(P) Panzer VI

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Gallery:

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Film Footage Gallery

This clip shows the Ferdinand / Elephant Sd.Kfz. 184 being tested on muddy ground.



Heer Comments

Sources:

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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