Marder II German tank destroyer based on T-II chassis

Tank museum in Kubinka, Hall N6 (Auto and armored vehicles of Nazi Germany — Third Reich) exhibit list

German light self-propelled gun SU-75 (Sd Kfz 131) on the base of the T-II, 1940, serial (name and year as soviet classification)

Marder II — a  World War II tank destroyer  based on the Panzer II chassis

German name — 7.5 cm PaK.40/2 auf Fahrgestell Pz.Kpfw.II (Sf), Sd.Kfz.131 (Marder II)
— the main modification with  75-mm gun  Pak.40/2 L/46 and 7.92-mm machine gun  MG.34 on the chassis the light tank  Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.A\B\C\D\F.

There are the modifications with the soviet M1936 F-22  gun 76,2 mm for the German ammunition:  7.62-cm-Pak (r) auf Fahrgestell Pz.Kpfw.II (Sf), Sd Kfz132 (Marder II)

Tank destoroyer Marder II in Kubinka tank museum, photos:

Немецкая легкая самоходная установка СУ-75 на базе T-II

German tank destoryer assault gun Marder-II based on tank T-II (soviet name SU-75 on T-II), Kubinka tank museum

Tactical technical characteristics of Assault Gun «Marder II»*:

  • Weight — 8.8 tons
  • Crew — 3 people
  • Overall dimensions (length x width x height) — 5920 х 2250 х 2180 mm
  • Weaponry:  gun — 1 piece, caliber 75 mm, ammunition- 33 shots
  • Armor protection, front and side  — 15 mm
  • Engine power — 140 hp
  • Maximum speed — 45 km / h
  • Cruising on the highway — up to 200 km.
  • Depth overcome the water barrier — 0.8 meters

Marder II design features:

Base — tank Т-IIB

The overall layout — classic

Weapons — gun installed on the machine, providing a horizontal angle pickup 50 degrees, + 10 degrees elevation, and declination -7 degrees.

The armor protection — housing welded from rolled armor plates, the armor thickness of the front and side does not exceed 15 mm.

Chassis — Carburetor engine Maybach HL-62 140 hp, the average ground pressure of 0.65 kg / cm. There is a radio station and tank intercom system start smoke

* According to the museum for 1991, prepared by the soviet military staff. At the moment, the performance characteristics are specified, and a few odds with data from other sources.