Panzerjäger I

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Technical Information

Panzerjäger I
Crew
Crew
  • Commander/gunner
  • Loader
  • Driver/radio operator
Physical Characteristics
Weight 6.40 t
Length 4.42 m
Width 2.06 m
Height 2.14 m
Firing height 1.72 m
Ground clearance 0.295 m
Steering ratio 1.44 m
Ground contact length 2.4 m
Ground pressure 0.48 kg/cm²
Suspension Leaf spring
Number of roadwheels 5
Track type Kgs 67/280/90
Armor
Hull, front 8-13 mm
Hull, sides and rear 13-14.5 mm
Hull, bottom 5 mm
Gun shield 14.5 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 40 km/h
Road speed 25 km/h
Cross-country speed 10-15 km/h
Maximum grade, upwards 30°
Trench crossing 1.40 m
Vertical obstacle 0.37 m
Fording depth 0.60 m
Fuel capacity 146 l
Cruising range 170 km
Cross-country range 115 km
Mileage (road) 0.86 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 1.27 l/km
Turning radius 4 m
Engine
Make and model Maybach NL 38 Tr
Type Water cooled
Cylinders 6
Displacement 3800 cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 3000 rpm
Net h.p. 100
Armament
Main weapon 4,7 cm Pak (t)
Auxillary weapon 9 mm sub-machine gun
Main gun maximum elevation 10°
Main gun minimum depression -8°
Main gun traverse 2×17.5°
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon
  • 4,7 cm Pzgr. Patr: 74
  • 4,7 cm Gr. Patr: 10
Auxillary weapon 192
Radio Equipment
External radio Fu. Spr. Ger. "a"

Additional Reading

Web Links

Books

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 1-1 - Panzerkampfwagen I : Kleintraktor to Ausf.B. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2002. 100 p. ISBN 0-9708407-6-4.
  2. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 7-1 - Panzerjaeger (3.7 cm Tak to Pz.Sfl.Ic) : development and employment from 1927 to 1941. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2004. 72 p. ISBN 0-9744862-3-X.