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VK4501(H) Panzer VI


VK4501(H) Panzer VI

Service Data:

In Service: 1942 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Henschel
Chassis No:
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Prototype

Crew: 5 man
Length: 6.05 m
Width: 3.14 m
Height: 2.7 m
Weight: 40,000 kg
Fuel Capacity: liters
Engine: 1 × Maybach HL 210 P45 12 cylinder liquid cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 650 hp at 3,000 rpm
Gearbox: 8 forward 4 reverse
Speed: road 40 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road km cross country km
1 × 8.8 cm KwK 36 L/56
2 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine guns
main rounds
secondary rounds
Armour: 26 mm to 100 mm
Electronics: FuG 5
Operators: Heer
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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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