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Gw Tiger für 17 cm K 72 (Sf)


Gw Tiger für 17 cm K 72 (Sf)

Service Data:

In Service: 1945 to 1945

Production Data:

Chassis No:
Number built: 1

Technical Data:

Type: Prototype Self-Propelled Artillery

Crew: 7 men
Length: 13 m
Width: 3.27 m
Height: 3.15 m
Weight: 58,000 kg
Fuel Capacity: 860 liters
Engine: 1 Maybach HL 230 P30 12 cylinder liquid cooled 60 Vee petrol engine producing up to 700 hp at 3,000 rpm
Gearbox: 8 forward 4 reverse
Speed: road 35 km/h cross country 17 km/h
Range: road 170 km cross country 80 km
1 × 17 cm K 72 L/50
2 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine guns or MG 42
main 5 rounds
secondary rounds
Armour: 16 mm to 30 mm
Electronics: FuG Spr Ger f
Operators: Heer
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Bergepanzer Tiger (P)
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Ferdinand / Elephant
Gw Tiger für 17 cm K 72 (Sf)
Tiger I Ausf.E
Tiger II Ausf. B
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VK3001(P) Leopard
VK3601(H) Panzer VI
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The Gw Tiger für 17 cm K 72 (Sf) or Geschützwagen Tiger für 17 cm K 72 schwere Feldhaubitze Selbstfahrlafette


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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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