Panzerjäger Tiger (P) "Elefant"

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Technical Information

Panzerjäger Tiger (P)
Crew
Crew
  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Loader (2)
  • Driver
  • Radio operator
Physical Characteristics
Weight 65 t
Length 8.14 m
Width 3.38 m
Height 2.97 m
Firing height 2.31 m
Ground clearance 0.5 m
Ground pressure 1.23 kg/cm²
Armor
Hull, front 80-200 mm
Hull, sides and rear 60-80 mm
Hull, top 30-60 mm
Hull, bottom 20-50 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 30 km/h
Road speed 20 km/h
Cross-country speed 8-10 km/h
Maximum grade 30°
Trench crossing 2.6 m
Vertical obstacle 78 cm
Fording depth 120 cm
Fuel capacity 950 l
Mileage (road) 6.33 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 10.56 l/km
Cruising range 150 km
Cross-country range 90 km
Engine
Make and model Maybach HL 120 TRM (2)
Type Water cooled
Cylinders 24 (2x12)
Displacement 23 800 (2x11 900) cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 2600 rpm
Net h.p. 530 (2x265)
Armament
Main weapon 8,8 cm Pak 43/2 (L/71)
Secondary weapon M G 34
Auxillary weapon 9 mm MP (2)
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 50
Secondary weapon 600
Auxillary weapon 384

Additional Reading

Pz Kpfw Tiger (P)
Information about the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger (P).

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 9 - Jagdpanzer : Jagdpanzer 38 to Jagdtiger. Darlington, MD : Darlington Productions, 1997. 60 p. ISBN 0-9648793-3-6.