Panzer 38(t)

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Panzerkampfwagen 38(t)
Panzer 38(t) Ausf. S.jpg
Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf. S
Type Medium tank
Place of origin  Czechoslovakia
Service history
In service 1939–1945 (Nazi Germany)
Used by
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Nazi Germany
 Romania
 Kingdom of Bulgaria
Hungary Hungary
Slovakia Slovak Republic
 Sweden
  Switzerland
 Peru
Iran
Wars World War II
Ecuadorian–Peruvian War
Production history
Designer ČKD
Manufacturer ČKD
Produced 1939–1942
Number built 1,414 (for Germany)
Specifications
Weight 9.725–9.85 tonnes (Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".; Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".)
Length 4.61 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error ft)
Width 2.135 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error ft)
Height 2.252 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error ft) (overall)
Crew 4

Armor 8–30 mm Ausf. A–D
8–50 mm Ausf. E–G
Main
armament
1x 3.7 cm KwK 38(t) L/47.8
Secondary
armament
2x 7.92 mm ZB-53 (MG 37(t)) machine gun
Engine Praga Typ TNHPS/II water-cooled, 6-cylinder gasoline
125 PS (123.3 hp, 91.9 kW)
Power/weight 13.15 PS/tonne
Transmission 5 + 1 Praga-Wilson Typ CV
Suspension leaf spring
Ground clearance 40 centimetres (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Fuel capacity 220 litres (Bad rounding hereScript error US gal)
Operational
range
250 kilometres (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) (road)
100 kilometres (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) (cross-country)
Speed 42 km/h, 26.1 mph (road)
15 km/h (off-road)

Works Cited:

1. "Panzer 38(t)." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 13 Oct 2013. Web. 16 Nov 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panzer_38(t)>.