Panzer IV

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Panzerkampfwagen IV
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A Panzer IV Ausf G. in desert colors, bearing the palm tree insignia of the 15th Panzer Division of the Afrika Korps.
Type Medium tank
Place of origin
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Germany
Service history
In service 1939–(1945 Germany)–1967
Used by Nazi Germany
Romania
Turkey
Hungary
Bulgaria
Finland
Spain
Croatia
Syria
Wars World War II, 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Six-Day War
Production history
Designer Krupp
Designed 1936
Manufacturer Krupp, Steyr-Daimler-Puch
Unit cost ~ 103,462 Reichsmark
Produced 1936–45
Number built 8,800 (estimate)–9,870
Specifications (Pz IV Ausf H, 1943)
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Length 5.92 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
7.02 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error in) gun forward
Width 2.88 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Height 2.68 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Crew 5 (commander, gunner, loader, driver, radio operator/bow machine-gunner)

Armour 10–88 mm (Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".) (w/ armour skirts)
Main
armament
7.5 cm (2.95 in) KwK 40 L/48 main gun (87 rds.)
Secondary
armament
2 × 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34 Panzerlauf (3,150 rds.)
Engine 12-cylinder Maybach HL 120 TRM V12
300 PS (296 hp, 220 kW)
Power/weight 12 PS/t
Transmission (Synchromesh ZF SSG 77) 6 forward and 1 reverse ratios
Suspension Leaf spring
Fuel capacity 470 l (Bad rounding hereScript error US gal)
Operational
range
200 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi)
Speed 42 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph) road, 16 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph) off road

Works Cited:

1. "Panzer IV." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 3 Nov 2013. Web. 16 Nov 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panzer_IV>.