Panzerkampfwagen 35 (t)

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Technical Information

Pz Kpfw 35 (t)
Crew
Crew
  • Commander
  • Gunner
  • Loader
  • Driver
Physical Characteristics
Weight 10.5 t
Length 4.90 m
Width 2.06 m
Height 2.37 m
Firing height 1.71 m
Ground pressure 0.49 kg/cm²
Armor
Hull, front 25 mm
Hull, sides and rear 14-16 mm
Turret, front 25 mm
Turret, sides and rear 14-16 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 34 km/h
Maximum grade 28°
Trench crossing 2 m
Vertical obstacle 80 cm
Fording depth 80 cm
Fuel capacity 153 l
Mileage (road) 0.81 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 1.33 l/km
Cruising range 190 km
Cross-country range 115 km
Engine
Make and model Škoda T 11
Type Water cooled
Cylinders 4
Displacement 8520 cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 1800 rpm
Net h.p. 120
Armament
Main weapon 3,7 cm Kw K M 34
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm M G 35 (t) or 7,92 mm M G 37 (t)
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 3,7 cm Pzgr: 78
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm S m K: 2700

Additional Reading

Web Links

Pz Kpfw 35 (t) photographs (external link)
Photographs of the Panzerkampfwagen 35 (t) at Panzerphotos.

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 19-1 - Beute-Panzerkampfwagen : Czech, Polish, and French Tanks Captured from 1939 to 1940. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2007. 60 p. ISBN 0-9771643-7-3.