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Jagdpanther vs SU Eastern Front Duel Author: David R. Higgins; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore; Short code: DUE Jagdpanther vs SU Author: David R. Higgins ISBN: 1 6. Contributor: Andrew Nguyen Review Date: 17 Sep As with all German. However, from page 33 until the end of the book, we leave the discussion specifically of the Jagdpanther and SU, and launch into a military.

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Jagdpanther vs SU Eastern Front by David R. Higgins

The SU has been proven to operate in extreme cold and extreme heat, and in difficult environments such as the Middle Eastern deserts as the SUM. There’s also the gun depression thing, I assume the low profile of the tank restricts the upward movement of the gun breech, which makes the gun depression worse I’d chose the Su overall, not because it’s a 10 tank but because it’s just as good but has twice the respawns. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Relative to the other nations, they were at least equal to the tank destroyers and assault guns fielded by the other nations, and enjoyed considerable success due to the eventual nature of the war Germany would find themselves in throughout much of WWII; defense.

Stuart Hall rated it liked it Oct 04, I think IRL it mostly came down to how trained and experienced the tank crews were. After the introduction of the T, the utility of the SU was at an end, and the Soviet authorities decided jagddpanther modify the SU by arming it with a mm gun, expanding the casement to accommodate the larger gun, and increased the frontal armour to 75 mm.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Still haven’t received one real life opinion. Matthew, I’d like to introduce you to Wehraboo Bingo. The Germans were the first to see the utility of providing their troops with SPGs, with the introduction of the Sturmgeschutz StuG and Sturmartillerie, self propelled tracked vehicles with limited traverse guns protruding out jagdanther front end of the vehicle, and capable of knocking out enemy hard points and limited anti tank duties.


Want to Read saving…. The assault guns and the tank destroyers though, in general, were much more reliable especially those based off the Pz. Check out the first Podcast dedicated to the version of World of Tanks. Retrieved from ” https: For those with Jagdpanther and SU model kits, the photos in this book aren’t very useful.

Other books in the series. Crazedtiger77 5 Posted 04 November – He lives in Columbus, Ohio. Posted December 29, edited.

Role Mario, on 21 November – Certainly it served the longest of any of those, and had an exemplary combat record over the course of the war. Pedro added it Dec 15, The vehicle remained in service with the Red Army well after the war; production continued in the Soviet Union until and into the s in Czechoslovakia. Most effective fire is from meters” Now, obviously an SU is neither an IS-2 nor an ISU, however the DS has similar ballistic performance to the DT, so there is no reason to think that the SU could not also be effective opening fire between m.

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SU-100 vs Jagdpanther

Matthew J35U5 7 Posted 04 November – Reliability was slightly better for the Jagdpanther relative to the Panther, due to the way in which tank destroyers were used, often in a rather immobile or “dug in” fashion, and in general did not suffer as much “wear-and-tear”.

The Soviet testers were surprised by this as they expected a 30 mm plate to withstand a 45 mm shell at such a low impact velocity, so they had a local factory build them an identical test plate.

To ask other readers jagdpantheer about Jagdpanther vs SUplease sign up. The work started in February and the first prototype of the SU, “Object “, was delivered in March.

SU Vs. Jagdpanther – Historical Discussion – War Thunder – Official Forum

Paperback80 pages. Retrieved 20 May In Aprila SU self-propelled gun was photographed being used in Yemen as part of the ongoing conflict. It wasn’t until the Germans invaded the Soviet Jagdpantuer in that Soviet military planners began to see the advantages of turretless vehicles, having run headlong into the German StuGs etc. Gorlitskiychief designer of all medium Soviet self-propelled guns.


Being on a fold doesn’t help either. It was used extensively during the last year of World War II and saw service for many years afterwards with the armies of Soviet allies around the world.

The SU is an up-gunned and up-armoured SU Force Developments in the Maghreb. Archived from the original PDF on 24 February Real life performance, because apparently posting in the historical board isn’t sufficient.

I more-or-less agree with all of your points. SU’s look to be more economical to produce. John rated it liked it Sep 12, Crazedtiger77, on 04 November – In terms of mobility, both claim similar top speeds, and similar specific powers.

Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945

Matthew J35U5 1 Posted 03 November – It was modified slightly to adapt it to the sandy conditions of the Middle East, thus creating the SUM variant [ citation needed ]. The German Jagdpanther and Soviet SU, both turretle The culmination of big-gun German and Jagdanther tank destroyer design can be found in their clashes in Hungary in the spring of The Jagdpanther seems to have a slight edge over the SU in speed and terrain performance, with the SU being the slightly more agile vehicle.

Should be interesting to see what the book has to say, perhaps when you get it you could share its jaydpanther with us?