Tank Destroyer: Marder 38T

Marder 38T

Tank destroyer developed on the basis of the PzKpfw 38 (t) tank. Either a PaK 40 or Pak 36(r) gun was mounted in a cabin that was open on the top and at the back. The vehicle entered service at the end of 1942. This tank destroyer was mass-produced until the middle of 1944 and fought until the end of the war.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 270 HP
Weight/Load Limit 10.79 / 10.8 t
Price 125,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Gunner)
  2. Driver
  3. Radio Operator
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 150 h.p.
Speed Limit 47 km/h
Traverse Speed 38 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 50
  • sides 15
  • rear 15
Armament
Gun 7,62 cm Pak 36 (r)
Ammunition 37 pcs
Damage 86-144 HP
Armor Penetration 72-120 mm
Rate of Fire 16.67 rounds/min
View Range 360 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
IV 7,62 cm Pak 36 (r) 115/115/165 96/166/38 16.67 28,900
V 7,5 cm Pak 40/2 L/46 110/110/175 108/154/38 17.65 30,750
V 7,5 cm Pak 40/3 L/46 110/110/175 108/154/38 18.75 34,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Praga EPA AC 150 20 9,000
IV Praga NS 160 20 9,100
IV Praga Ausf. IV 180 20 9,400
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III Panzerjäger 38 Ausf. H 10.8 38 1,950
IV Panzerjäger 38 Ausf. M 13.0 42 4,400
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II FuG 2 265 180
III FuG 5 310 630
VIII FuG 8 550 24,240