Turn rate of suspension E-50 changed from 24 to 30 deg/sec. [5] This was also reported by Anthony Tucker-Jones. It was supposed to be a simplified Maus. PzKpfw. [7], Estes reports the following specifications for the E-100:[8]. The E-100 was to be a superheavy combat tank designed to be the replacement for the prototype-only, Porsche-designed Maus. According to some sources, the similarities between the E-50 and the E-75 went further; they were to be equipped with the same turret and 88mm L/71 or L/100 gun, along with an optical rangefinder for increased long range accuracy (German scientists and engineers had successfully designed a 'schmal' or narrow turret and infra-red lighting and sights for use on the prototype [Panther F], as the war drew to a close). While boasting the same gun as the Maus in one configuration, the E 100 has the option of mounting the 15cm KwK 44 L/38 with good damage at 750/750/950. Filmed by Sarah. Compared to these earlier designs however, the amount of drilling and machining involved in producing these Standardpanzer was reduced drastically, which would have made them quicker, easier and cheaper to produce, as would the proposed conical spring system, replacing their predecessors' torsion bar system which required a special steel alloy. The E-75 Standardpanzer was intended to be the standard heavy tank to be used as a replacement of the Tiger II and Jagdtiger. [4], According to Panzer Tracts 6-3, there was a proposal for the 15 cm KwK 44 L/38 to be mounted on the E-100 as well. Sign in to follow this . With a top speed of 20 km/h (12 Mp/h), it was incredibly slow. However, the design was soon abandoned in favour of a redesigned and enlarged Jagdpanzer 38(t), using German parts as opposed to the Czech parts for the Jagdpanzer 38(t). Did 15 cm KwK 44 L/38 & 10.5 cm KwK 46 L/68 exist? The Entwicklung series (from German Entwicklung, "development"), more commonly known as the E-Series, was a late-World War II attempt by Nazi Germany to produce a standardised series of tank designs. Nice. [6] According to Kenneth Estes, a 150mm or even 170mm gun was proposed for the E-100 but Estes reports that Dr Karl Jenschke, the Adler works technical director and chief constructor, considered this only possible on an assault gun variant of such a vehicle, because the turret space could not support such weapons. Tucker-Jones, Anthony. The Maus, also known as Porsche Type 205, existed only as prototype, 2 vehicles under tests 1944. The kiddies weren't the low scoring problem; they don't think and they don't play smart, but they do actually play. Indeed, nearly all of the E-series vehicles — up through and including the E-75 — were intended to use what were essentially the Tiger II's eighty centimeter diameter, steel-rimmed road wheels for their suspension, meant to overlap each other (as on the later production Tiger E and Panther designs that also used them), abandoning the interleaved Schachtellaufwerk roadwheel system that first appeared on German military half-tracks in the early 1930s. 150mm L/38. by critical mass » 14 Jun 2018, 22:47, Return to “The Ron Klages Panzer & other vehicles Section”, Discussions on the vehicles used by the Axis forces. It would have housed 128 mm KwK 44 L/55 (75 rounds) and a 7.5 cm KwK 37 L/24. The 15 cm schwere Feldhaubitze 18 or sFH 18 (German: "heavy field howitzer, model 18"), nicknamed Immergrün ("Evergreen"), was the basic German division-level heavy howitzer during the Second World War, serving alongside the smaller but more numerous 10.5 cm leFH 18. by seppw » 18 Feb 2018, 14:48, Post There were to be standard designs in five different weight classes (E-10, E-25, E-50, E-75 and E-100) from which several specialised variants were to be developed. January–February 1959 edition that a 150mm cannon was considered for the E-100 during the Second World War. The gun is just a mere medium of accelerating the projectile to a given initial velocity. Otherwise I would guess the complete ones could be rifled and the incomplete maybe still be smooth, something like that? As we can see on the graph AP shell weighed 45kg and was fired with a muzzle velocity of 740m/s I am interested in what type of projectile was used. It’s armament consisted of a 12.8 cm kwk 44 l/55 main cannon and a secondary 7.5 cm kwk 44 l/36.5 cannon. The E-75 would have had much thicker armour however, and in fact compared to the Tiger II the E-75 had improved hull armour all round. Panzerjäger VI Tiger Ausf. by Tenkist » 12 Feb 2018, 14:04, Post Looking at the gun selection, the only gun in the E-series that fit the philosophy is the 15 cm KwK 44 L/38 on E-100 (without even knowing the performance of the tank itself). PzKpfw. 12.8 cm KwK 44 L/55; 15 cm KwK 44 L/38, or; 17.3 cm Kwk 44 (Note: the 17.3 cm Kwk 44 was only going to be mounted on the non-turreted tank destroyer like variant of the E-100) E-75. Am I right in understanding no 15cm KwK 44 L/38 was ever completed? H and a slightly modified turret from the Maus. Kenneth W. Estes, "German Heavy Fighting Vehicles of the Second World War: From Tiger to E-100", 2018, Fonthill Media, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Achtung Panzer — Entwicklung Series — Jagdpanzer E-10", "Achtung Panzer — Entwicklung Series — Jagdpanzer E-25", Information about the E-100 at Panzerworld, German armoured fighting vehicles of World War II, German armored fighting vehicle production during World War II, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Entwicklung_series&oldid=995272238#E-75_Standardpanzer, Articles lacking in-text citations from September 2010, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2017, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2015, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 December 2020, at 03:13. It would have housed 128 mm KwK 44 L/55 (75 rounds) and a 7.5 cm KwK 37 L/24. However, the penetration of the 15 cm is a serious detriment to a Tier X heavy when fighting other top tier heavies when running full AP. For example, the Tier-1 stock gun for the PzKpfw 35(t) was designated the 3,7 cm KwK 34 (t) L/40. Other sources however, indicate that the E-75 was to be fitted with the much larger Tiger II turret, which could be adapted to accommodate an even more powerful high velocity 10.5 cm gun. This reduced the height of the vehicles from 176 cm to 140 cm. E-100 ( 15 cm KwK 44 L/38) └ PzKpfw. The E-50 Standardpanzer was intended as a standard medium tank, replacing the Panther and Tiger I and the conversions based on these tanks. PzKpfw. is an old naval APCBC-HE, developed during ww1, abandoned in the 1920´s and reintroduced in the mid1930´s. By Sirchby, July 1, 2016 in Historical Discussion. The designs based on this new chassis would all be in the 10 to 25 tonnes weight class, and using only four Tiger II-style but larger[citation needed] all-steel road wheels per side in an overlapping layout for its main "slack-track" suspension with no return rollers and a rear drive sprocket. Very similar penetration results, but 0.5kg weight difference. Armament is also not confirmed in any sources. Re: 7,5 cm Kwk/StuK/Pak 40 Firing Table Data Post by critical mass » 25 Apr 2018, 17:52 For what´s worth, this is the 75mm M61 projectile from the same (USAPG) trial. 141 Panzerkampfwagen III medium tank during the Second World War.There was no towed anti-tank gun equivalent. Jagdpanzer 75 15 cm KwK 44/L38. The 5 cm KwK 38 L/42 (5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 38 L/42) was a German 50 mm calibre cannon used as the main armament of variants of the German Sd.Kfz. 44% front of hull and turret Distribution of 98 hits on 36 Panther and Tiger: 1% hull rear 29% upper hull 15% hull side below the track line 24% turret side 22% front of hull 9% front of turret So the first data set shows a slightly higher prevalence of frontal hits, while the second set is … Founded in 1999. As main armament a 75mm Pak 42 L/70 was planned with a possible MG in a small turret,[3] and is similar to the Hetzer tank destroyer. Only the chassis was finished. The German Wehrmacht practiced a standard convention in naming their gun designs and models. Pen and Sword, 2013. A significant advantage of the L/3.7 was that against homogenious armor, it regularely stayed intact and didn´t broke up even at high obliquity. 1 / 5 While boasting the same gun as the Maus in one configuration, the E-100 has the option of mounting the 15cm KwK 44 L/38 with good damage at 750/750/950. 150 1946 concept german kwk tank ww2worldwar2. Projectile, 150-mm, 15-cm Pz.Sprgr. [2] Said to have been designed by the Klockner-Humboldt-Deutz Magirus AG firm in Ulm, the E-10 (Development name - "Hetzer"[citation needed]) project was developed as a replacement of the Jagdpanzer 38(t). Panzer Tracts 6-3 contains this small paragraph. By TigerclawAUT Watch. Il 15 cm KwK 44 era un progetto di cannone anticarro che avrebbe dovuto costituire l'armamento primario dell'E-100. Not sure if this would hold true vs harder armor, too. 12.8 cm KwK 44 L/55; 15 cm KwK 44 L/38; Secondary armament. Ru 251. The 15cm L/3.7 Psgr m. Hb. 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