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VK3001(P) Leopard Sd.Fz. 1


VK3001(P) Leopard Sd.Fz. 1

Service Data:

In Service: 1940 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Nibelungen-Werke
Chassis No:
Number built: 2

Technical Data:

Type: Prototype

Crew: 5 man
Length: 6.58 m
Width: 3.8 m
Height: 3.05 m
Weight: 30,000 kg
Fuel Capacity: liters
Engine: 1 × Porsche 100 10 cylinder air cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 210 hp at 2,500 rpm
Gearbox: electric drive
Speed: road 60 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road km cross country km
1 × 7.5 cm KwK 37 L/24 or 1 × 10.5 cm KwK L/28
1 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun
main rounds
secondary rounds
Armour: 26 mm to 80 mm
Electronics: FuG 5
Operators: Heer
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VK3001(P) Leopard Sd.Fz. 1 piture 2
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VK3001(P) Leopard Sd.Fz. 1 piture 5

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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