German armored fighting vehicle production during World War II


German armored fighting vehicle production during World War II

This article lists German AFV production during World War II.

Where figures for production in 1939 are given, they refer to September 1939 onwards; that is, they only count wartime production.

Total production

Variants:
* Marder 138 (Marder III) - 75 mm PaK 40 L/46 gun on Panzer 38(t) chassis (Sd.Kfz. 138)
* Marder 139 (Marder III) - captured Soviet 76.2 mm gun on Panzer 38(t) chassis (Sd.Kfz. 139)
* Grille - 150 mm heavy infantry gun on Panzer 38(t) chassis (figures include munition-carrying versions of the Grille) (Sd.Kfz. 138/1)
* Hetzer (Jagdpanzer 38(t)) - 75 mm PaK 39 L/48 gun on a widened Pz 38(t) chassis (Sd.Kfz. 138/2)

Panzer III

Panzer III Pre-war: 98.

Variants:
* Panther (Panzer V) was armed with a 75 mm KwK 42 L/70 gun (Sd.Kfz. 171)
* Jagdpanther - Tank Destroyer with an 88 mm L/71 PaK43 gun on Panzer V chassis (Sd.Kfz. 173)

Panzer VI (Tiger)

Notes:
* Tiger I (Panzer VI E/H) was armed with an 88 mm L/56 gun (Sd.Kfz. 181)
* Tiger II (Panzer VI B, also known as "Königstiger") was armed with an 88 mm L/71 gun (Sd.Kfz. 182)Variants:
* Jagdtiger - Tank Destroyer armed with a 128 mm L/55 PaK44 gun (Sd.Kfz. 186)
* Sturmtiger - 380 mm rocket mortar on Tiger I chassis (converted from battle damaged tanks)

Ferdinand/Elefant

Notes:
* The "Ferdinand/Elefant" (Sd.Kfz. 184) used the chassis of Porsche's losing entry for the "Tiger" competition. On top of this chassis, a forward-facing 88 mm L/71 gun was mounted.

ee also

* German AFVs of World War II
* German tanks in World War II
* German aircraft production during WW2
* Comparison of early World War II tanks
* Other countries' production figures
** France
** Soviet Union
** United Kingdom
** United States

External links

* [http://www.alanhamby.com/technical.html Production statistics and chassis numbers by month for the Tiger I at the Tiger I Information Center]


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