Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G

Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G
Originální název:
Original Name:
Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G
lehký tank light tank
DD.10.1941-DD.06.1942 Böhmisch-Mährische Maschinenfabrik AG, Praha /
Období výroby:
Production Period:
Vyrobeno kusů:
Number of Produced:
Prototyp vyroben:
Prototype Built:
Technické údaje:
Technical Data:
Bojová hmotnost:
Combat Weight:
9725 kg 21440 lb
Délka s kanónem dopředu:
Length with Gun Forward:
4610 1) / 4560 2) mm 15ft 1 ½ in 1) / 14 ft 11 ½ in 2)
Délka korby:
Hull Length:
? mm ?
Celková šířka:
Overall Width:
2135 1) / 2150 2) mm 7 ft 1) / 7 ft ⅝ in 2)
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
2252 1) / 2260 2) mm 7 ft 4 ⅝ in 1) / 7 ft 5 in 2)
Světlá výška:
Ground Clearance:
400 mm 1 ft 3 ¾ in
Šířka pásu:
Track Width:
293 mm 11 ½ in
Měrný tlak:
Ground Pressure:
0,063 1) / 0,049 2) MPa 9.14 1) / 7.11 2) psi

čelo - 25+25 mm
boky - 15+15 mm
zadok - 10-15 mm
strop - 8-10(12?) mm
dno - 8 mm
disky kolies - 8 mm


čelo - 50 mm
boky - 30 mm
zadok - 25 mm
strop - 12 mm

front - 25+25 mm
sides - 15+15 mm
rear - 10-15 mm
roof - 8-10 (12?) mm
belly - 8 mm
wheel discs - 8 mm


front - 50 mm
sides - 30 mm
rear - 25 mm
roof - 12 mm
Praga TNHPS/II (vodou chladený zážihový 6-valec objemu 7750 cm3 Praga TNHPS/II (V6, water cooled, gasoline, 7750 ccm)
92 kW při 2200 ot/min 123.9 bhp at 2200 rpm
Převodové ústrojí:
Praga-Wilson CV (5+R) Praga-Wilson CV (5+R)
Rychlost na silnici:
Road Speed:
42 km/h 26 mph
Rychlost v terénu:
Cross-country Speed:
17 km/h 11 mph
Jízdní dosah po silnici:
Cruising Range on Road:
250 1) / 210 2) km 1551) / 1302) mi
Jízdní dosah v terénu:
Cross-country Cruising Range:
100 km 62 mi
Překonávání překážek:
Obstacles Crossing:
37 ° 82 %
Boční náklon:
Side Slope:
? ° ? %
Trench Crossing:
1,9 m 75 in
Vertical Obstacle:
0,8 m 31 in
Fording Depth:
0,4 1) / 0,9 2) m 16 in 1) / 35 in 2)
3,7cm Kw.K. 38(t) (ex. ÚV vz.38/Škoda A7 (90 nábojov) 3,7cm Kw.K. 38(t) (ex. ÚV vz.38/Škoda A7 (90 rounds)
2x ťažký guľomet MG 37(t) (ex. ZB vz.37) (2700 nábojov) 2x heavy machine gun MG 37(t) (ex. ZB vz.37) (2700 nábojov)
Uživatelské státy:
User States:
Sériové čísla: 1101-1359, 1480-1526 Serial numbers: 1101-1359, 1480-1526
1)Thomas L.Jentz, Hilary Louise Doyle - Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf.A to G und S Production, Modification, and Operational history from 1939 to 1942, Panzer Tracts No.18, rok vydania 2007, ISBN: 0-9771643-6-5

2)Vladimír Francev, Chaarles K. Kliment - Praga LT vz.38, vydavateľstvo MBI, rok vydania 2002, ISBN: 80-86524-01-9
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Panzerkampfwagen 38 (t) Ausführung G (Pz. Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G)
Light tank produced by Českomoravská strojírna (ČMS) - German: Böhmisch-Mährische Maschinenfabrik (BMM) from 1939 to 1942 for the Armed Forces of the Third Reich (Wehrmacht) and SS troops (Waffen SS).

A short history
The mentioned type was structurally based on the serial export combat vehicle TNH-P (P - Persian, Iranian). In 1937, it was prepared by the ČKD factory for a new customer - the Swedish army - allegedly under the internal designation TNH-S (S - Swedish). The Czechoslovak Armed Forces took over the TNH-S prototype for testing and later included it in its armament. Representatives of Czechoslovakia. armies took over the first serial piece from the CKD. The other nine pieces were taken over by representatives of the "MNO in liquidation" for the German Armed Forces. The remaining number of tanks were taken over by Wehrmacht officers.

At the beginning, the Germans were not sure whether to include this tank in their arsenal, so in correspondence with the company BMM (CKD) used the abbreviation LTM.38 (Leichte Tank Muster 38, which means: light tank model 38). Only after successful military tests was the tank included in the armament.

The seventh series of tanks in the workshop documents, sometimes referred to as: TNHP series VII, was included by the Wehrmacht in the armament under the designation and abbreviation, which are listed in the title.

Photographs and drawings taken from the sources below.

Ivo Petr, two internal studies from 1985
Vladimír Francev, Charles Kliment: Czechoslovak Armored Fighting Vehicles 1918-1948, Schiffer Publ. Ltd., Atglen 1997, ISBN: 0-7643-0141-1
Vladimir Francev, Charles Kliment: Prague LT vz. 38, MBI, Prague 1997, ISBN: 80-902238-2-6
Vladimír Francev, Charles Kliment: Czechoslovak Armored Vehicles 1918-1948, Ares Prague 1999, ISBN: 80-86158-06-3
Jiří Tintěra: Personal difrological notes from 1970-1990
Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G - Rozlišovací znaky jednotlivých sérií - via Ivo Petr (1985).

Rozlišovací znaky jednotlivých sérií - via Ivo Petr (1985).
Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) Ausf. G - Rozlišovací znaky jednotlivých sérií - via Ivo Petr (1985).

Rozlišovací znaky jednotlivých sérií - via Ivo Petr (1985).
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Dear Sirs,
tank located in the Tank Museum in Munster, is a beautiful example of improvisation of unit workshops.

For example:
Sheets above the engine are used from older types A to F.
To verify whether the tower belongs to Ausf. G, I was forced to count the rivets. But, no matter how I counted, I realized that the tower was also repaired. The frontal armor and mask of the cannon were taken from older versions A to D. Whereas the adjacent side walls and stern of the tower certainly belonged to Ausf. G.
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