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VK 45.01 (P)

     
Název:
Name:
VK 45.01 (P)
Originální název:
Original Name:
VK 45.01 (P)
Kategorie:
Category:
těžký tank
Výrobce:
Producer:
DD.04..1942-DD.10..1942 Nibelungenwerke, Sankt Valentin /
Období výroby:
Production Period:
DD.04.1942-DD.10.1942
Vyrobeno kusů:
Number of Produced:
10
Prototyp vyroben:
Prototype Built:
DD.04.1942
Osádka:
Crew:
5
Technické údaje:
Technical Data:
 
Bojová hmotnost:
Combat Weight:
59305 kg
Délka s kanónem dopředu:
Length with Gun Forward:
9540 mm
Délka korby:
Hull Length:
6600 mm
Celková šířka:
Overall Width:
3200 (3400) mm
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
2900 mm
Světlá výška:
Ground Clearance:
480 mm
Šířka pásu:
Track Width:
600/640 mm
Měrný tlak:
Ground Pressure:
0,12 (0,11) MPa
Pancéřování:
Armour:
Korba:
horné čelo - 100 mm
dolné čelo - 80 mm
horné boky - 80 mm
dolné boky - 60 mm
zadok - 40-80 mm
strop - 25 mm
predné dno - 20 mm

Veža:
štít kanóna - 70 mm
boky a zadok - 80 mm (rádiusový tvar)
strop - 25 mm
veliteľská vežička - 50 mm (rádiusový tvar)
Pohon:
Propulsion:
 
Typ:
Type:
2 x Porsche typ 101 (zážihový 10-valec, objem 15.000 cm3)
2 x elektrický generátor Siemens typ aGV 275/24 (275 kW)
2 x elektromotor Siemens typ D1495a (230 kW)
Výkon:
Power:
228 kW při 2500 ot/min
Převodové ústrojí:
Transmission:
elektrické riadenie (bez mechanickej prevodovky)
Výkony:
Performance:
 
Rychlost na silnici:
Road Speed:
35 km/h
Rychlost v terénu:
Cross-country Speed:
8 - 10 km/h
Jízdní dosah po silnici:
Cruising Range on Road:
105 km
Jízdní dosah v terénu:
Cross-country Cruising Range:
48 km
Překonávání překážek:
Obstacles Crossing:
 
Svah:
Gradient:
30 °
Boční náklon:
Side Slope:
? °
Překročivost:
Trench Crossing:
2,6 m
Výstupnost:
Vertical Obstacle:
0,8 m
Brodivost:
Fording Depth:
1,3 m
Výzbroj:
Armament:
 
Hlavní:
Main:
8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56
(64 (80) nábojov)
Vedlejší:
Secondary:
2 x guľomet MG 34 (4350 nábojov)
1 x MP 38/MP 40 (192 nábojov)
Uživatelské státy:
User States:
Poznámka:
Note:
Pásy:
Kgs 62/600/130, neskôr Kgs 62/640/130 (109 článkov v jednom páse)
Zdroje:
Sources:
Thomas L. Jentz, Hilary L. Doyle - Panzerkampfwagen VI P (Sd.Kfz.181) The History of the Porsche typ 100 and 101 also knows as the Leopard and Tiger (P), Darlington Productions, Inc; 1.vydanie, rok vydania 1997, ISBN-10: 1892848031, ISBN-13: 978-1892848031
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Direct competitor in the Tiger development competition from Ferdinand Porsche's design office. Power was transmitted to the drive wheels by a Siemens-Porsche electromechanical clutch.
April 20, 1942 at 11.00 a program of tests was started, in which Henschel's prototype VK 45.01 (H) also took part. Both with the same tower and armament. Porsche's prototype won the special stage, Henschel won tests in maneuverability and maneuverability. After these tests, Adolf Hitler ordered the continuation of further tests, which took place in May at the Berka test tank center. Due to the complexity of the Porsche drive, Henschel won.

However, Porsche has already started the production of 100 pieces of chassis and their further fate in the form of the creation of 91 pieces of tank destroyer Ferdinand is generally known.
A total of 10 tanks were created (7 of them with a tower of the first design with a low roof). These 10 prototypes were produced in two five-piece series. The first series was characterized by narrower fenders (600 mm), the second series had fenders 700 mm wide. In total, the chassis Fgst.Nr.150001 - 150009 and Fgst.Nr.150013 were designed for full-fledged machines.
The latest source [~ 1 ~] lists Fgst.Nr.150001 - 150014. These are probably numbers that have been reserved for this type, but not all of them have actually been used.

The first prototype (not Fgst.Nr.150001, it was completed as the third or fourth) was completed on April 18, 1942 and was introduced to Hitler on his birthday on April 20, 1942. Another tank was completed 6/1942 and was sent for testing to Kummersdorf. The other two tanks were sent in 8/1942 for testing to the test center in Döllersheim. And the total number of Dollersheim prototypes rose to five at the end of 9/1942. These were used to train crews schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503. At the beginning of 11/1942, two tanks were sent to the Berka polygon, where comparative tests of the WaPrüf 6 with the competing VK 45.01 (H) took place.

The final decision on the use of the components of the running 100 pcs of the VK 45.01 (P) series was as follows:

- 90 chassis was to be rebuilt into a tank destroyer Ferdinand.
- 3 pcs VK 45.01 (P) should be converted to Rammtiger
- 3 pcs VK 45.01 (P) should be converted to Bergepanzer Tiger (P)
- 1 pc VK 45.01 (P) was to be converted to a machine with hydraulic steering Porsche type 102
- 2 pcs VK 45.01 (P) kept WaPrüf 6 for further tests and later also used for training

The last VK 45.01 (P) serial number Fgst.Nr.150013 was converted to a command machine Panzerbefehlswagen VI (P). Interestingly, the serial number Fgst.Nr.150013 was used on two different platforms. In the form of a tank destroyer Ferdinand figured on September 1, 1943 in the schwere Panzerjäger-Abteilung 653 (tactical number 322).

Thomas L. Jentz, Hilary L. Doyle - Panzerkampfwagen VI P (Sd.Kfz.181) The History of the Porsche typ 100 and 101 also knows as the Leopard and Tiger (P), Darlington Productions, Inc; 1st edition, year of publication 1997, ISBN-10: 1892848031, ISBN-13: 978-1892848031
[* 1 *] Thomas L. Jentz, Hillary Louis Doyle - Panzer Tracts No.23 - Panzer Production from 1933 to 1945, date of issue 2011, no ISBN

VK 45.01 (P) - Dvojica prototypov vyťahuje zapadnutý tretí prototyp.

Dvojica prototypov vyťahuje zapadnutý tretí prototyp.
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VK 45.01 (P) - Prototypy testované v Dollersheime zároveň poslúžili ako svičné stroje pre tankistov s.Pz.Abt.503.

Prototypy testované v Dollersheime zároveň poslúžili ako svičné stroje pre tankistov s.Pz.Abt.503.
VK 45.01 (P) - Proeotyp z prvej päť kusovej série s blatníkmi širokými 600 mm. Všimnite si, že blatníky sú iba v prednej a v zadej časti korby nad páasmi, chýbajú po bokoch korby. Bočné blatníky sa montovali až u druhej päť kusovej série s blatníkmi širokými 700 mm.

Proeotyp z prvej päť kusovej série s blatníkmi širokými 600 mm. Všimnite si, že blatníky sú iba v prednej a v zadej časti korby nad páasmi, chýbajú po bokoch korby. Bočné blatníky sa montovali až u druhej päť kusovej série s blatníkmi širokými 700 mm.
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VK 45.01 (P) - Fotografie zo skúšok.

Fotografie zo skúšok.
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VK-4501(P) při jizdních zkouškách v roce 1942 se závažím místo věže.
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Jeden z prototypov. Zaujímavosťou je modifikácia blatníkov.

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VK 45.01 (P) - Predvádzanie nových zbraní, Winniza (Ukrajina) 12/1942

Predvádzanie nových zbraní, Winniza (Ukrajina) 12/1942
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VK 45.01 (P) - Záber z továrne na dvojicu prototypov a drevenú maketu v pozadí vpravo.

Záber z továrne na dvojicu prototypov a drevenú maketu v pozadí vpravo.
VK 45.01 (P) - Iný pohľad na maketu.

Iný pohľad na maketu.
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The scheme of the armour of the VK 45.01 (P). The yellow highlighted parts of the hull that were operationally deployed specimens amplified by the additional 100 mm.

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Сергеев П.Н.: Военные машины 99 - Тигр Порше, Кировское общество Любителей военной техники и моделизма, 2004..
VK 45.01 (P) - Schéma pancéřování VK 45.01 (P) ve formátu síla pancíře (mm)/úhel(°)

Schéma pancéřování VK 45.01 (P) ve formátu síla pancíře (mm)/úhel(°)
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Osud Porscheho tanku byl predurcen jiz pri navrhu. Neni jasne z jakych duvodu Porsche prosazoval ve valecnych podminkach naprosto nepouzitelne pohonne usporadani...
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Takýto kombinovaný benzíno-elektrický pohon sľuboval lepšie jazdné vlastnosti, dlhšiu životnosť a lepšie ovládanie vozidla než klasický pohon spaľovacím motorom a s mechanickou prevodovkou. Samozrejme, že zložitosť tejto koncepcie je v bojových podmienkach nevýhodná. V mierovom využití by bol tento druh pohonu veľmi zaujímavý.
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Podvozok so záťažou simulujúcou hmotnosť veže s namaľovaným sériovým číslom identifikovaným ako Fgst.Nr.150073.

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