Medium Tank: Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. A

Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. A

Development of the vehicle started in 1935. It was nicknamed Pz Kpfw IV in April 1936. Mass production began in the fall of 1937, and the first vehicles saw service starting in 1938. A total of 35 vehicles were manufactured and were in service until 1941.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 250 HP
Weight/Load Limit 17.92 / 18.2 t
Price 41,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 320 h.p.
Speed Limit 42 km/h
Traverse Speed 35 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 44 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 14
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 16
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
Armament
Gun 5 cm Kw.K. 38 L/42
Ammunition 150 pcs
Damage 53-88 HP
Armor Penetration 45-75 mm
Rate of Fire 27.27 rounds/min
View Range 320 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. A
  • front 16
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
44 320 700
III Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. B
  • front 30
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
44 330 2,050
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
III 5 cm Kw.K. 38 L/42 70/70/90 60/96/25 27.27 8,570
IV 7,5 cm Kw.K. 37 L/24 110/110/175 43/87/38 15.0 10,450
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Maybach HL 108 TR 320 20 9,460
IV Maybach HL 120 TR 350 20 10,430
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. A 18.2 35 680
III Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. B 22.0 40 2,150
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II FuG 2 265 180
III FuG 5 310 630
VI FuG 7 415 8,160