Jagdpanzer IV

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Technical Information

Technical details of the Jagdpanzer IV.
Jagdpanzer IV
Crew
Crew
  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Loader
  • Driver
Physical Characteristics
Weight 24 t
Length 6.85 m
Width 3.17 m
Height 1.86 m
Firing height 1.40 m
Ground clearance 0.40 cm
Ground pressure 0.86 kg/cm²
Armor
Hull, front 50-60 mm
Hull, sides and rear 20-40 mm
Hull, top 10-20 mm
Hull, bottom 10-20 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 40 km/h
Road speed 25 km/h
Cross-country speed 15-18 km/h
Maximum grade 30°
Trench crossing 2.20 m
Vertical obstacle 60 cm
Fording depth 100 cm
Fuel capacity 470 l
Mileage (road) 2.24 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 3.62 l/km
Cruising range 210 km
Cross-country range 130 km
Engine
Make and model Maybach HL 210 TRM
Type Water cooled
Cylinders 12
Displacement 11 900 cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 2600 rpm
Net h.p. 265
Armament
Main weapon 7,5 cm Pak 39 L/48
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm M G 42
Auxillary weapon 9 mm M P
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 7,5 cm: 79
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm: 1200
Auxillary weapon 9 mm: 384

Additional Reading

Web Links

Pz Kpfw IV
Information about the Panzerkampfwagen IV.

Books

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 9 - Jagdpanzer : Jagdpanzer 38 to Jagdtiger. Darlington, MD : Darlington Productions, 1997. 60 p. ISBN 0-9648793-3-6.