Marder III

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Marder III
Marder III tank destroyer.jpg
Marder III Ausf. M
Type Tank destroyer
Place of origin Czechoslovakia
Service history
In service 1942–1945
Used by Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Designed 1942
Manufacturer BMM (ČKD )
Produced 1942–1944
Number built 1736 produced and converted

Sd. Kfz. 139: 344 produced
Ausf. H 275 produced, 175 converted
Ausf. M 942 produced

Specifications
Weight 10,670 kg (23,523 lbs)
Length 4.65 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Width 2.35 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Height 2.48 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Crew 4

Armor 10 - 50 mm
Main
armament
7.62 cm PaK 36(r) or 7.5 cm PaK 40
Secondary
armament
7.92 mm MG 37(t), MG 34 or MG 42
Engine Praga Typ TNHPS/II water-cooled, 6-cylinder gasoline, 7.75 l
125-150 PS (123-148 hp, 92-110 kW)
Power/weight 14.3 PS/t
Suspension leaf spring
Ground clearance 40 cm (Template:Convert/srand in)
Operational
range
190-210 km
Speed 35-42 km/h

Works Cited:

1. "Marder III." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 19 Nov 2013. Web. 21 Nov 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marder_III>.