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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
Recoil:
Carriage: turret
Elevation: -° to +°
Traverse:
Sight:
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
Variants:
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

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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
StuG IV

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

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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