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Sd.Kfz. 251/2
mittlere Schützenpanzerwagen Granatwerfer Ausf. D


Sd.Kfz. 251/2 mittlere Schützenpanzerwagen Granatwerfer Ausf. D

Service Data:

In Service: 1943 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Borgward, Büssing-NAG, Hanomag, MNH, Schichau, Weserhütte, Wumag
Chassis No: 221001- 540001- 625001- 320001- 720001- 725001- 796001- 811001-
Number built: 10,602 all variants

Technical Data:


Crew: 8 men
Length: 5.98 m
Width: 2.1 m
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 8,640 kg
Fuel Capacity: 160 liters
Engine: 1 × Maybach HL 42 TUKRM 6 cylinder inline liquid cooled petrol engine producing up to 100 hp at 3,000 rpm
Gearbox: 4 × 2 forward 1 × 2 reverse
Speed: road 53 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 300 km cross country km
1 × 8 cm GrW 34
2 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine guns or MG 42
main 66 rounds
secondary 2,010 rounds
Armour: 6 mm to 15 mm
Electronics: FuG Spr f
Operators: Heer
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. B
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. D (IR)
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. B Wurfrahmen 40
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. C Wurfrahmen 40
Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf. D Wurfrahmen 40
Sd.Kfz. 251/2 Ausf. C Granatwerfer
Sd.Kfz. 251/2 Ausf. D Granatwerfer
Sd.Kfz. 251/3 Ausf. B
Sd.Kfz. 251/3 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/3 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/4 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251/4 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/5 Ausf. B
Sd.Kfz. 251/5 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/6 Ausf. A with built up structure
Sd.Kfz. 251/6 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251/6 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/7 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/7 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/8 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251/8 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/8 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/9 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/9 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. B
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/11 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/12
Sd.Kfz. 251/13
Sd.Kfz. 251/14
Sd.Kfz. 251/15 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/16 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/16 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/17 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/17 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/18
Sd.Kfz. 251/19
Sd.Kfz. 251/20
Sd.Kfz. 251/21 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/21 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/22 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 251/23 Ausf. C

Other: Halftracks


The Sd.Kfz. 251/2 mittlere Schützenpanzerwagen Granatwerfer Ausf. D was based on the same chassis as Sd.Kfz. 11


Sd.Kfz. 251/2 mittlere Schützenpanzerwagen Granatwerfer picture 2

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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