Panzer VIII Maus

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Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus
Metro-maus1.jpg
The Maus prototype at the Kubinka Tank Museum, Russia (2009)
Type Super-heavy tank
Place of origin
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Germany
Production history
Produced 1944
Number built 2 (of which 1 incomplete)
Specifications
Weight 188 tonnes (Bad rounding hereScript error short tons;Bad rounding hereScript error long tons)
Length 10.2 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Width 3.71 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Height 3.63 metres (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Crew 6

Armor 460 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (in the area of the mantlet)

250 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (mantlet)
240 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (turret front)
220 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (turret side and rear, and hull front)
210 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (turret front behind the mantlet)
200 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (hull front) 190 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in) (hull side and rear)

Main
armament
128 mm (Script error in) KwK 44 gun L/55
(32 rounds)
Secondary
armament
75 mm (Script error in) KwK 44 gun L/36.5
(co-axial) (200 rounds)
7.92 mm MG34 machine gun
Engine MB509 V12 petrol engine, DB 603 derivative (V1)
MB 517 V12 diesel engine (V2)
1080 hp
1200 hp (895 kW)
Power/weight 6.4 hp/t
Ground clearance 500 mm (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Fuel capacity 2,700 litres (Bad rounding hereScript error imp gal;Bad rounding hereScript error US gal) (internal fuel tank)
1,500 litres (Bad rounding hereScript error imp gal;Bad rounding hereScript error US gal) (external fuel tank)
Operational
range
160 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) (road)
62 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) (off road)
Speed 13 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph)

Works Cited:

1. "Panzer VIII Maus." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 27 Jul 2013. Web. 30 Sep 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panzer_VIII_Maus>.