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15 cm StuH 43

Panzer Armament




15 cm StuH 43

Service Data:

In Service: to

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Sturmhaubitze

Calibre: 15 cm
Length: 180.00 m
Weight: kg
Breech:
Recoil:
Carriage: Sturmpanzer IV
Elevation: -5° to +30° Sturmpanzer IV
Traverse: 10° left 10° right
Sight: SflZF
Ammunition: Gr.39 H1/A
Rate of fire: rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 280 m/s
Effective range: 4,700 m
Shell Weight: 25 kg
Used by: Heer
Variants:
15 cm StuH 43
15 cm s.I.G.33

Other: Panzer Armaments
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History:

The 15 cm StuH 43 L12 or (15 cm Sturmhaubitze 43 L12) And was the main armamemet for
Sturmpanzer IV Brummbär
Sturmpanther
VK3002(DB) Panzerkampfwagen V

The main ammunition round used was the Gr.39 H1/A which could penetrate up to 160 mm of armour plate at a range of 100 metres and 160 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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