SPG: G.W. Tiger

G.W. Tiger

The decision to build this heavy artillery system came in June 1942. In January 1943 a suspension based on that of the Tiger II was ordered. The first prototype underwent trials at the very end of the war. The vehicle never saw service.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 500 HP
Weight/Load Limit 59.43 / 60.0 t
Price 3,600,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 650 h.p.
Speed Limit 45 km/h
Traverse Speed 14 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 12 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 30
  • sides 16
  • rear 16
Armament
Gun 17 cm Kanone 72
Ammunition 21 pcs
Damage 1050-1750 HP
Armor Penetration 66-110 mm
Rate of Fire 1.82 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 310 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 17 cm Kanone 72 1400/1400 88/95 1.82 140,000
IX 21 cm Mörser 18/1 2000/1550/2000 105/303/105 1.25 245,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Maybach HL 210 TRM P45 650 20 35,500
VIII Maybach HL 230 TRM P45 700 20 54,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII G.W. Tiger 60.0 14 32,000
IX G.W. Tiger verstärkteketten 64.0 16 60,800
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III FuG 5 310 630
VI FuG 7 415 8,160
IX FuG 12 710 43,200