Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945


Sponsored Links

My Other Sites

Sponsored Links

7.5 cm KwK 40
7.5 cm StuK 40

Panzer Armament

7.5 cm StuK 40

Service Data:

In Service: 1941 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Kampfwagenkanone / Sturmkanone

Calibre: 7.5 cm
Length: 3.702 m
Weight: 1,425 kg
Breech: horizontal semi-automatic sliding block, percussion fired
Carriage: turret
Elevation: -° to +°
Ammunition: Pzgr. Pzgr.39 Pzgr.40 Gr.38 Hl/B Gr.38 Hl/C
Rate of fire: rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 920 m/s Pzgr.39
Effective range: 7,680 m
Shell Weight: 6.80 kg
Used by: Heer
7.5 cm PaK 40
7.5 cm PaK 40 in LM 39/43
7.5 cm KwK 40 L/43
7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43
7.5 cm KwK 40 L/48
7.5 cm StuK 40 L/48

Other: Panzer Armaments


The 7.5 cm KwK 40 L/43 and L/48 or (7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 40 L/43 and L/48) And was the main armamemet for

7.5 cm KwK 40 L/43
Panzer IV Ausf. F2
Panzer IV Ausf. G
Sonderausführung des Panzer IV Ausf. G

7.5 cm KwK 40 L/48
Panzerbefehlswagen IV
Panzer IV Ausf. G
Panzer IV Ausf. H
Panzer IV Ausf. J
Sonderausführung des Panzer IV Ausf. G
Artillerie Panzerbeobachtungwagen IV

The 7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43 and L/48 or (7.5 cm Sturmkanone 40 L/43 and L/48) And was the main armamemet for

7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43
7.5 cm Sturmkanone Panzer 38(t)
StuG III Ausf. F

7.5 cm StuK 40 L/48
StuG III Ausf. F/8
StuG III Ausf. F
StuG III Ausf. G

The main ammunition round used was the Panzergranate 39 which could penetrate up to 126 mm of armour plate at a range of 100 metres and 108 mm at a range of 500 metres


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

For a complete list of sources
WWII News articles from around the world

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting