Why is the Panther D in FH? -1 reply

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Puma2005

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#1 13 years ago

Panther D was the early model of Panther series. It often suffered from mechanical problems. Only 850 Panther D were produced from 1/1943 to 9/1943. It was replaced by better model Panther A, which had a number of 2000 between 8/1943 to 5/1944. Eventually the best of the panther series, G model, were put on battlefield. 3126 Panther G were produced between 3/1944 to 4/1945. Can we have Panther G or A instead of Panther D in maps? One interesting side note - the next planned version of the Panther series was the Ausf F. It was intended to be equipped with a FG 1250 infrared sight and a telescopic range finder (for night comba operations). 50 Panther G actually used the FG 1250 infrared sight in combat on the Eastern front during the final months of the war.




McGibs

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#2 13 years ago

Maybe you should go back and read the panther news update.




emonkies

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#3 13 years ago

The Panther series is confusing.

The first batch were a small run of A models with electric cooling and 60mm frnt hull armor and the evil 650hp Maybach. These were the ones that almost all broke down at Kursk.

What survived of the first batch was brought up to D model which was the first main production models. These had 80mm front hull armor and the 700hp Mybach and were much improved over the older models.

Next came the new A model with the ball mounted hull MG and incorporating even more fixes and upgrades.

Then came the G model we all know and love and praise.




silian

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#4 13 years ago
Anlushac11The Panther series is confusing.[/QUOTE] That's German industry for you! Do you know that there were around 25 different versions and sub-types of the Heinkel He 219A Uhu, even though only 268 were built, this p***ed off the Luftwaffe who didn't like the fact that there was little in the way of commonality between individual aircraft. [QUOTE=Anlushac11]Then came the G model we all know and love and praise.

...but can't drive!




taichi

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#5 13 years ago

Tanks break down? But they're so easy to fix, just wave the spanner at them and they're fixed in seconds. Maybe they were unaware of this.




A$$A$$IN

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#6 13 years ago
taichiTanks break down? But they're so easy to fix, just wave the spanner at them and they're fixed in seconds. Maybe they were unaware of this.

lol :D




General Taskeen

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#7 13 years ago
Puma2005 One interesting side note - the next planned version of the Panther series was the Ausf F. It was intended to be equipped with a FG 1250 infrared sight and a telescopic range finder (for night comba operations). 50 Panther G actually used the FG 1250 infrared sight in combat on the Eastern front during the final months of the war.

Wasn't a version of that actually field tested (in live combat) in the closing days of the berlin?




BUGS]FHMod[

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#8 13 years ago
McGibsMaybe you should go back and read the panther news update.

Could not have said that one better :D




Mazz

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#9 13 years ago

Anyone else enjoy when new guys post stats on every vehicle there talking about like we'd have no idea what it was if they didnt?




emonkies

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#10 13 years ago
General TaskeenWasn't a version of that actually field tested (in live combat) in the closing days of the berlin?

Yes some IR equipped Panthers were used in closing days of the war.

http://www.linux-penguin.org/achtungpanzer/articles/ir.htm