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Gefechts Aufklärer


Gefechts Aufklärer Leopard VK1602

Service Data:

In Service: 1942 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Daimler-Benz, MIAG
Chassis No:
Number built: 0

Technical Data:

Type: Prototype Medium Tank

Crew: 4 men
Length: 4.74 m
Width: 3.1 m
Height: 2.6 m
Weight: 21,900 kg
Fuel Capacity: 560 liters
Engine: 1 × Maybach HL 157 P 12 cylinder liquid cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 550 hp at 3,500 rpm
Gearbox: 8 forward 1 reverse
Speed: road 60 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 300 km cross country km
1 × 5 cm KwK 39/1 L/60
1 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun
main 50 rounds
secondary 2,400 rounds
Armour: 25 mm to 50 mm
Electronics: FuG 2 or FuG 5 and FuG 8
Operators: Heer
5 cm PaK 38 auf Fgst Panzer II
15 cm s.I.G. 33 auf Fgst Panzer II
Panzerbeobachtungswagen II
Bergepanzer II
Brückenleger auf Panzer II Ausf. B
Marder II Sd.Kfz. 131
Marder II Sd.Kfz. 131
Marder II Sd.Kfz. 132
Munitions (Sf) auf Fgst Panzer II
Panzer II Ausf. a/1
Panzer II Ausf. a/2
Panzer II Ausf. a/3
Panzer II Ausf. b
Panzer II Ausf. c
Panzer II Ausf. A
Panzer II Ausf. A Flamm
Panzer II Ausf. B
Panzer II Ausf. B Flamm
Panzer II Ausf. C
Panzer II Ausf. D
Panzer II Ausf. E
Panzer II Ausf. F
Panzer II Ausf. G
Panzer II Ausf. H
Panzer II Ausf. J
Panzer II Ausf. L Luchs
Panzer II Ausf. M
Panzer II mit Schwimmkörper
Panzer II ohne Aufbau
Wespe Sd.Kfz. 124

Other: Prototype Vehicles


The Gefechts Aufklärer Leopard VK1602


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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