Elefant

The Elefant was a heavy tank destroyer used by German Wehrmacht Panzerjäger during World War II. Ninety-one units were built in 1943 under the name Ferdinand, after its designer... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Heavy tank destroyer
  • Place of origin:  Nazi Germany
  • Designer:  Ferdinand Porsche
  • Designed:  1942–1943
  • Manufacturer:  Nibelungenwerk
  • Produced:  March–May 1943, (substantial upgrades in January to April 1944)
  • Number built:  91
  • Weight:  65 t
  • Length:  8.14 m with gun
  • Width:  3.38 m
  • Height:  2.97 m
  • Crew:  6 (driver, radio-operator, commander, gunner, two loaders)
  • Armor:  200 mm (7.87 in) maximum
  • Main, armament:  8.8 cm Pak 43/2 L/71, also known as StuK 43/1
  • Secondary, armament:  7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun (Elefant only)
  • Engine:  2 × Maybach HL120 TRM petrol, 600 PS (592 hp, 442 kW)
  • Power/weight:  9.2 PS (6.8 kW) / tonne
  • Suspension:  longitudinal torsion-bar
  • Fuel capacity:  950 liters
  • Operational, range:  150 km (93.21 mi) road, 90 km (55.92 mi) cross-country
  • Speed:  30 km/h (18.64 mph)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo