Jagdpanzer 38(t)

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Jagdpanzer 38(t)
Hetzer lesany.jpg
JPz 38(t) in museum at Lešany, Czech Republic
Type Light tank destroyer
Place of origin
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Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1944–1945
Used by Nazi Germany

Czechoslovakia (ST-I)
Switzerland (G-13)

Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Škoda
Designed 1943
Manufacturer Böhmisch-Mährische Maschinenfabrik, Škoda
Produced 4 March 1944 – 11 May 1945
Number built Approx. 2,827
Variants See Variants
Weight 15.75 tonnes (34,722 lb)
Length 6.38 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Width 2.63 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Height 2.17 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Crew 4

Armor 8-60 mm (0.31-2.36 in)
1x 7.5 cm PaK 39 L/48
41 rounds
7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34
1,200 rounds
Engine Praga 6-cylinder petrol, 7.8 litres
160 PS (158 hp, 118 kW) at 2,800 rpm
Power/weight 10 PS/tonne
Transmission 5 + 1 Praga-Wilson Typ CV
Suspension leaf spring
Ground clearance 40 cm (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Fuel capacity 320 litres (Bad rounding hereScript error US gal)
177 km (110 mi)
Speed 42 km/h (26 mph)

Works Cited:

1. "Hetzer." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 20 Nov 2013. Web. 21 Nov 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hetzer>.