Pz Kpfw Tiger (P)

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Production

Production numbers for the Tiger (P).
Month Total
1942
April 1
May 0
June 1
July 0
August 4
September 3
October 1
Total 10

Technical Information

Tiger (P)
Crew
Crew
  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Loader
  • Driver
  • Radio operator
Physical Characteristics
Weight 60 t
Length 9.54 m
Width 3.40 m
Height 2.90 m
Firing height 2.20 m
Ground pressure 1.21 kg/cm²
Armor
Hull, front 80-100 mm
Hull, sides and rear 60-80 mm
Hull, top 25 mm
Hull, bottom 25 mm
Turret, front 70-145 mm
Turret, sides and rear 80 mm
Turret, top 25 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 35 km/h
Road speed 20 km/h
Cross-country speed 8-10 km/h
Maximum grade 30°
Trench crossing 2.60 m
Vertical obstacle 80 cm
Fording depth 130 cm
Fuel capacity 520 l
Mileage (road) 4.95 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 10.83 l/km
Cruising range 105 km
Cross-country range 48 km
Engine
Make and model Porsche Typ 101 (2)
Type Air cooled
Cylinders 10 (each)
Displacement 15 000 cc (each)
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 2500 rpm
Net h.p. 310 (each)
Armament
Main weapon 8,8 cm Kw K 36 (L/56)
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm MG 34
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 80
Secondary weapon 4350

Additional Reading

Panzerjäger Tiger (P) Elefant
Information about the Panzerjäger Tiger (P) Elefant.

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzerkampfwagen VI P (Sd.Kfz.181) : The History of the Porsche Typ 100 and 101 also known as the LEOPARD and TIGER (P). Darlington, MD : Darlington Productions, 1997. 60 p. ISBN 1-892848-03-1.