Flakpanzer 38

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Technical Information

Technical details of the Flakpanzer 38
Flakpanzer 38
Crew
Crew
  • Commander/gunner
  • Loader
  • Radio operator
  • Driver
Physical Characteristics
Weight 9.80 t
Length 4.61 m
Width 2.14 m
Height 2.25 m
Ground pressure 0.64 kg/cm²
Armor
Hull, front 10-20 mm
Hull, sides and rear 10-15 mm
Hull, top 8 mm
Hull, bottom 8 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 42 km/h
Road speed 35 km/h
Cross-country speed 20 km/h
Maximum grade 30°
Trench crossing 1.80 m
Vertical obstacle 75 cm
Fording depth 90 cm
Fuel capacity 218 l
Mileage (road) 1.18 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 1.56 l/km
Cruising range 185 km
Cross-country range 140 km
Engine
Make and model Praga AC
Type Water cooled
Cylinders 6
Displacement 7750 cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 2600 rpm
Net h.p. 150
Armament
Main weapon 2 cm Flak 38
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon
  • 2 cm Br Spgr: 720
  • 2 cm Pzgr: 320

Additional Reading

Web Links

Books

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 12 - Flak Selbstfahrlafetten and Flakpanzer : Sd.Kfz.10/4 to 8.8 cm Flak auf VFW. Darlington, MD : Darlington Productions, 1998. 56 p.