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Sd.Kfz. 223 (Fu)
Leichte Panzerspähwagen

Armoured Car

Sd.Kfz. 223 (Fu) Leichte Panzerspähwagen

Service Data:

In Service: 1935 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Büssing-NAG, MNH, Weserhütte
Chassis No: 810001-811000 8101001-8101424 8110001-8111000
Number built: 550

Technical Data:


Crew: 3 men
Length: 4.8 m
Width: 1.95 m
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 4,400 kg
Fuel Capacity: 100 liters
Engine: 1 × Horch 801 8 cylinder liquid cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 75 hp at 3,600 rpm
Gearbox: 5 forward 1 reverse
Speed: road 70 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 300 km cross country 200 km
1 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun

secondary 1,050 rounds
Armour: 5 mm to 8 mm
Electronics: FuG 10 and FuG Spr a
Operators: Heer
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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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