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Nation Flag Germany West Germany
Class Tank Destroyer
Cost 25 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 3 / Side 2 / Rear 1 / Top 1
Icon WALB Strength 10
Size Small
Optics

Poor

Speed 70 km/h
Road Speed 110 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 650 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 400 km
Icon WALB Year 1965
Icon WALB Type Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Weapons
Main Gun BK 90/L40 (90mm HEAT)
MMG MG3 (7.62mm)

The Kanonenjagdpanzer is a West German Cold War tank destroyer, very similar of the Jagdpanzer IV built during the World War II.

HistoryEdit

It was developed in the mid-60's as a light, highly mobile, tank destroyer, inspired by the Wehrmacht's experience during WW2, especially from the Jagdpanzer IV.

The KanJPz sports a 90mm gun, salvaged from the then already outdated M47 Patton tanks. When it was first fielded in 1966, well used, it could still be a threat to Warsaw Pact's T-55 & T-62.

But soon, the introduction of a new generation of Soviet MBT like the T-64 & T-72 made the KanJPz obsolete as a tank destroyer. Soon afterwards, most of them were refitted as ATGM platform (the Jaguar 2 from EE) by removing the gun and equipping it with TOW missiles. Still, mobile and with a low profile, the KanJPz can be a cheap and very good light armor, APC or IFV hunter even in the mid-80's.[1]

OverviewEdit

Weapons Edit

Weapons WRD Icon BK 90 L40 WRD Icon MG3
Type Main Gun MMG No Weapon
Name BK 90/L40 MG3
Caliber 90mm HEAT 7.62mm
Ammo x 46 x 1000
Range Ground = 1925 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = 875 m
Helicopters = 525 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 30% 30%
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A 20%
AP Power 8 N/A
HE Power 3 .5
Icon WALB Suppression 104 55
Rate of fire 12 r/min 652 r/min

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. [EUG]MadMat (Monday 11, March 2013). Unit of the day... (WAB version). Eugen Systems.

See AlsoEdit

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