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Panther II — Tier VIII German medium tank

Panther II

VIII
Cost
  • 2 390 000
  • 88 500
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Competes with

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1450
HP
3 / 23
302.0m
View range
1 / 23
Firepower
Shell
2412
DPM
6 / 23
203
Penetration
9 / 23
220
Damage
21 / 23
119
Devices/crew damage
21 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
3 / 23
8.87%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 23
Explosion radius
— / —
2083
DPM
2 / 23
237
Penetration
19 / 23
190
Damage
8 / 23
119
Devices/crew damage
21 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
1250
Velocity
2 / 23
8.44%
Penetration loss over distance
3 / 18
Explosion radius
— / —
2960
DPM
3 / 23
44
Penetration
21 / 23
270
Damage
8 / 23
119
Devices/crew damage
21 / 23
Burst damage
— / —
1000
Velocity
2 / 23
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.40
Explosion radius
21 / 23
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
88.0
Caliber
21 / 23
10.96
Rate of fire
3 / 23
5.47
Reload time
2 / 20
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
6 / 23
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 23
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 23
0.120
When rotating
2 / 23
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 23
4.000
After shot
8 / 23
Gun angles
8°
Depression
12 / 23
20°
Elevation
2 / 23
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 23
42.52
Turret traverse speed
21 / 23
Mobility
53.84
Weight
2 / 23
Speed
55
Forward
5 / 23
20
Backward
2 / 23
Effective Power / Weight ratio
17.88
On hard terrain
14 / 23
15.89
On medium terrain
15 / 23
10.22
On soft terrain
21 / 23
Traverse speed
55.16
On hard terrain
15 / 23
49.03
On medium terrain
16 / 23
31.52
On soft terrain
21 / 23
6.52m×3.26m×2.41m
Size
19 / 23
Concealment
17.60%
While still
21 / 23
13.90%
While moving
22 / 23
6.47%
Upon firing while still
21 / 23
5.59%
Upon firing while moving
20 / 23
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
232.1m
While still
240.3m
While moving
256.7m
Upon firing while still
258.6m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 240–300
  • 180–240
  • 120–180
  • 60–120
  • 0–60
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
Weak
Strong
Chances of getting penetrated from 100m distance by average tank of given type:
  • — less than 30%
  • — between 30% and 70%
  • — more than 70%

Armor performance

Based on tank position, enemy tank type and shells
In battle vs:
Head on
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

The vehicle was conceived in 1943. Two prototypes with the existing Panther I turrets were ordered in 1944. By 1945 only one of them had been built by the MAN company.