Forces of Valor – Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf.B King Tiger II (Sd.Kfz.182) , s.Pz.Abt.501 , Ardennes 1944

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         Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B  Tiger II

Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B Tiger II, přezdívaný též Königstiger , Royal Tiger or  King Tiger  (česky Tygr bengálský), často zkracováno na Tiger B (Sd.Kfz. 182), byl německý těžký tank, vyvinutý a nasazený za druhé světové války.

The Tiger II is a German heavy tank of the Second World War. The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B, often shortened to Tiger B.The ordnance inventory designation was Sd.Kfz. 182.It is also known under the informal name Königstiger (the German name for the Bengal tiger), often translated literally as Royal Tiger, or somewhat incorrectly as King Tiger by Allied soldiers, especially by American forces.

TypeHeavy tank
Place of originNazi Germany
Service history
In service1944–1945
WarsWorld War II
Production history
DesignerHenschel & Son / Krupp (turret)
Designed1943
ManufacturerHenschel & Son / Krupp (turret)
Produced1943–1945
No. built492
Specifications
Weight68.5 tonnes (67.4 long tons; 75.5 short tons) (early turret)
69.8 tonnes (68.7 long tons; 76.9 short tons) (production turret)
Length7.38 metres (24 ft 3 in) (hull)
10.286 metres (33 ft 9 in) (with gun forward)
Width3.755 metres (12 ft 4 in)
Height3.09 metres (10 ft 2 in)
Crew5 (commander, gunner, loader, radio operator, driver)

Armor25–185 mm (1–7 in)
Main
armament
1× 8.8 cm KwK 43 L/71
“Porsche” turret: 80 rounds
Production turret: 86 rounds
Secondary
armament
2× 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34
5,850 rounds
EngineV-12 Maybach HL 230 P30gasoline
700 PS (690 hp, 515 kW)
Power/weight10 PS (7.5 kW) /tonne (8.97 hp/tonne)
TransmissionMaybach OLVAR EG 40 12 16 B (8 forward and 4 reverse)
Suspensiontorsion-bar
Ground clearance495 to 510 mm (1 ft 7.5 in to 1 ft 8.1 in)
Fuel capacity860 litres (190 imp gal)
Operational
range
Road: 170 km (110 mi)
Cross country: 120 km (75 mi)
SpeedMaximum, road: 41.5 km/h (25.8 mph)
Sustained, road: 38 km/h (24 mph)
Cross country: 15 to 20 km/h (9.3 to 12.4 mph)
501st Heavy Panzer Battalion
schwere Panzerabteilung 501
— s PzAbt 501—
II

(tactical symbol Panzer unit)
Active1942–45
Country Nazi Germany
BranchHeer
TypePanzer
RoleArmoured warfare
SizeBattalion, up to 45 tanks
Part ofBalkenkreuz.svg Wehrmacht
EquipmentTiger I (1942–44)
Tiger II (1944–45)
EngagementsWorld War II

  • Tunisia Campaign
  • Eastern Front
Insignia
Stalking tiger501st heavy tank battalion insignia.svg

 

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