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10.5 cm StuH 42

Panzer Armament




10.5 cm StuH 42

Service Data:

In Service: 1935 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Sturmhaubitze

Calibre: 10.5 cm
Length: 2.941 m
Weight: 1,985 kg
Breech: horizontal sliding block, percussion fired
Recoil: hydro pneumatic
Carriage: split trail
Elevation: -6° to +20°
Traverse: 10 left 10 right
Sight: SfiZF1
Ammunition: Pzgr. Gr.39 H1/A Gr.39 H1/B Gr.39 H1/C
Rate of fire: 6 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 470 m/s
Effective range: 10,400 m
Shell Weight: 14.81 kg
Used by: Heer
Variants:
10.5 cm StuH 42
10.5 cm le.F.H.18

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History:

The 10.5 cm StuH 42 L28 or (10.5 cm Sturmhaubitze 42 L28) And was the main armamemet for
10.5 cm StuH 42 Sd.Kfz. 142/2

The main ammunition round used was the Gr.39 H1/A which could penetrate up to 80 mm of armour plate at a range of 100 metres and 80 mm at a range of 2,000 metres

Gallery:


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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