The Sturmgeschutz assault gun was based on the Panzer III Chassis.
Tag: Tank Destroyer
Based on the proven and numerous M4 Sherman chassis, the M10 was fielded in large numbers during WWII and although it would be replaced by other tank destroyers based on it’s design the M10 continued to serve to the war’s end with distinction, serving wit
With the advent of heavy German armour such as the Panther and Tiger, the standard U.S. tank destroyer, the 3″ Gun Motor Carriage M10, was rapidly becoming obsolete, because its main armament, the 3″ M7 gun, had difficulty engaging these new tanks past
Produced as a solution to the increasing ineffectiveness of the M10 tank destroyer against heavy panzers, the M36 Jackson was introduced. With it’s 90mm gun mounted on the standard M10 hull, the M36 entered service late in 1944 and went onto see action
The Jagdpanzer IV, Sd.Kfz. 162, was a tank destroyer based on the Panzer IV chassis built in three main variants. Minor modifications and improvements were made throughout the production runs of all variants, as well as several field improvements, the
The Jagdpanther tank destroyer was based on the Panther chassis and combined that tank’s excellent mobility with a hard-hitting KwK 43 88mm gun as used in the Tiger II. This powerful gun was mounted into an extended front glacis that created a heavily