This vehicle was originally introduced as a main tree vehicle, however, as of Update 1.91 "Night Vision"it was shifted to become a gift vehicle for players who previously owned it. The Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz ("Ball Lightning") was a German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun developed during World War II. German Artillery of World War Two, Ian V.Hogg. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Ebel (he worked at the Daimler-Benz) only three were fully completed. On the front mantlet, the place where the two armored plate are welded together, it is visible. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Właśnie skończyłeś model, chciałbyś go zaprezentować - poddaj go tutaj surowej krytyce Użytkowników. Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichswehr, Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr ab 1900, Werner Oswald 2004. Flakpanzer IV war die Bezeichnung von vier Varianten eines deutschen Flugabwehrpanzers im Zweiten Weltkrieg, die alle auf dem Fahrgestell des Panzerkampfwagen IV basierten. A póki co nie mam na takowy ochoty i po kilku miesięcznym rozbratem z klejactwem wiem, że trzeba wrócić do formy. on Leichte Flakpanzer IV 3 cm “Kugelblitz”. ‘Kugelblitz’ can be translated as ball lightning. The biggest change in the design was the new enclosed oblate spheroid turret (with a fully 360° traverse) armed with two 3 cm cannons. Rezygnuję póki co z walki z Brummbarem Trumpetera... Zdaje się, że to jeden z projektów pod tytułem zrób to sam. German Tanks of World War II: The Complete Illustrated history of German Armoured Fighting Vehicles 1926-1945, F. M. von Senger und Etterlin, translated by J. Lucas, Galahad Books, New York, 1969, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Crusader Mk. Photo of the turret where all three turret crew escape hatch doors are visible. But in practice, besides the Panzer IV it was never used in any other vehicle. preservedtanks.com, I noticed a small error – in conclusions there is ZSU-52-2 instead of ZSU-57-2. One or more vehicles (in addition to possibly an unknown number of turrets) were sent to Berlin, and during the final Soviet assault on the German capital all were lost. The history of the Leichte Flakpanzer IV 3 cm began with the creation of a different project design to … A number of the first post-war anti-aircraft models had partially enclosed turrets, such as the American, The Allies were already using anti-aircraft vehicles (during the WW2) with a fully enclosed turret (based on the. Fallbrook, CA: Aero, 1967. Mass production was planned, but never happened due to the disruption by Allied bombing efforts.[2]. At the beginning of 1944, Alkett tested the original U-Boat oblate spheroid turret on an unmodified Panzer IV, but due to problems with the 3 cm MK 303 gun (it never went into production) and the complicated turret (possibly too difficult for production), this project was abandoned. At least, in theory, it could be easily adapted to be operationally used in any other German armored vehicle. The rate of fire was around 450 rpm, but the more practical rate of fire was 250 rpm. Mostly as the main supplier and builder of some of the vehicle’s parts, the Deutsche Eisenwerke plant (near the city of Duisburg, West Germany), was captured (at the beginning of 1945) by the Allied forces. The similar four-barreled version of the 2 cm Flak 38 was also tested with the 3 cm MK 103, but it too was built in limited number only. The main weapon consisted of two 3 cm MK 103/38 cannons. Zawartość pudełka. In mid-1944, Rheinmetall-Borsing was tasked with the production of some 2000 guns, in addition to 1000 gun that were to be built by Gustloffwerke, but only small numbers were produced by the end of the war. The front hull, directly above the driver and radio operator positions, was totally straight and level with engine deck. This unit came under German fire and was forced to pull out with some losses. As this vehicle was designed to fight fast and nimble ground attack aircraft, it was insufficient for the job, so a hydraulically driven mechanism controlling the traverse and elevation by means of a control stick, providing increased speed. Some sources (Marcus Hoch and Walter J. Spielberger) describe it as spherically (or simply as ball-shaped) shaped, but due to flattened sides and irregular top shape, the oblate spheroid is a more convenient designation. The Mobelwagen required a long time to prepare for action, and the Ostwind was built in limited numbers and too late to have any influence on the War. The Flakpanzer IV "Wirbelwind" (Whirlwind in English) was a German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun based on the Panzer IV tank. Pierwsze prototypy pojazdu powstały w 1944 roku, a produkcja seryjna trwała w okresie 1944-1945, kończąc się wytworzeniem ok. 80-100 wozów. The main gun was placed in a box-shaped armored causing, but it was not gas-tight although it is possible that it was planned to be gas-tight in the future. With 360° traverse and -5° to +70° elevation. It was introduced in Update 1.43. These cookies do not store any personal information. But if this nickname is a German or a post-war designation is hard to say. The later 20 mm armed Flakpanzer models (Flakpanzer 38(t)) and the Wirbelwind) were built in some numbers but were considered unsuccessful, mostly due to the weak fire power of the 2cm Flak 38 by this late stage of the war. The version of Panzer IV chosen for this modification is unknown. Photo: SOURCE Panzerkampfwagen IV, Medium Tank 1936-45, Bryan Perrett, New Vanguard 2008. The need for a specialised self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, capable of keeping up with the armoured divisions, had become increasingly urgent for the German Armed Forces, as from 1943 on the German Air Forcewas less and less able to protect against enemy fighter bombers. The 3 cm Flak 38 was a gas-operated and fully automatic gun. Leichte Flakpanzer IV 3 cm “Kugelblitz” Nazi Germany (1944-45) Self Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – 2-5 Built. 02.01.2017 - PumBye hat diesen Pin entdeckt. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. 24.01.2018 - MatyáÅ¡ "Papája" DiviÅ¡ hat diesen Pin entdeckt. Gepard The History of German Anti-Aircraft tanks, Walter J. Spielberger, Bernard & Graefe, Munich, The maximum rate of fire was 250 rounds per minute, but 150 rpm was the more practical rate. Unlike earlier self-propelled anti-aircraft guns, it had a fully enclosed, rotating turret. H or J) tank chassis. Bryan Perrett quotes that “half a dozen or so” were built. The 3 cm Flak 38. As a result of these delays, the serial production only commenced at the beginning of 1945, with few produced vehicles. Today, one complete Kugelblitz turret is exhibited at the Lehrsammlung der Heeresflugabwehrschule (collection of the German army anti-aircraft school), Rendsburg. The Kugelblitz was built only in limited numbers, possibly only a few prototype vehicles. The spare ammunition was located on the right side. Tidak seperti senjata anti-pesawat terbang swagerak sebelumnya, ia memiliki kubah yang sepenuhnya tertutup dan berputar. The order for redesigning and installing the new 3cm cannons in the turret was given to the Ostbau-Sagan in September 1944. The small size of these hatches made entering and exiting the vehicle difficult. According to Rudolf Spolders, the director of Deutsche Eisenwerke, only two turrets were completed, which were sent to Berlin to be possibly used as static anti-aircraft emplacement. El Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz (Centella) va ser una peça d'artilleria antiaèria autopropulsada construïda sobre el xassís del Panzer IV.Desenvolupada durant la Segona Guerra Mundial només se'n van construir una sèrie pilot de 5 unitats. Sturmartillerie. trąba powietrzna) był niemieckim, samobieżnym działem przeciwlotniczym z okresu II wojny światowej. Summer 2015, przez badger » środa, 11 czerwca 2008, 09:38 . This project was carried out by Altmärkische Kettenwerke G.m.b.H (Alkett), starting in January 1944. Kugelblitz w garaż. The mantlet was made by welding three curved steel plates. Both guns were coupled together, but could be fired independently. By direct orders from Hitler, in November 1944, works on a similar project began. Until the seventies it was stored at Royal Military College of Science at Shrivenham, United Kingdom. The complete turret (together with the protective mantlet) had a larger diameter than the original Panzer IV turret. Instead of a standard Panzer IV tank chassis, the experimental Panzer 38(d) (or by using the Jagdpanzer 38(t) according to some sources) would be used as a base. There are few designation for this gun, (depending on the source) the 3 cm Flugabwehrkanone 103/38 (simply Flak 38), Flak 103/38, 3 cm MK 103/38, or more aggressive ‘Jaboschreck’. In theory, the Kugelblitz would have provided more effective anti-aircraft fire against Allied low-flying attack aircraft and significantly reduced the danger they posed for German ground forces and thus reduce losses. With its low silhouette, high mobility (with maximum speed of 38km/h), great rate of fire (400 to 650 rounds per minute) and gun range (up to 5700 meters), Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz would prove deadly to any enemy plane. Instead, the Kugelblitz used the 30 mm MK 103 cannon in a Zwillingsflak ("twin flak") 103/38 arrangement. Dimensions of the Kugelblitz were: length 5.92 m, width 2.95 m, and the height 2.3-2.4 m (depending on the source). The gunner assistants’ hatch doors had a small round shaped hatch, which was also used for sighting devices. Get all 4 Tank Encyclopedia Magazine issues for 25% off! 3.7 cm Flak 43 in Keksdose-Turm auf Pz.Kpfw.III Fahrgestell, The Flakpanzer You Never Knew About | Flakpanzer III. Tiger and Panther tank chassis were considered but were deemed too valuable for this modification. Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz ("Petir Bola") adalah meriam anti pesawat swagerak Jerman yang dikembangkan selama Perang Dunia II. The Kugelblitz combined the chassis and basic superstructure of the Panzer IV tank with a newly designed oscillating turret. Photo: SOURCE It was once thought that the Kugelblitz never saw combat, but it is now known that one fought near Spichra, Thuringia, after it was unearthed there in 1999. Destroyed Kugelblitz captured during the battle for Berlin. 1 Description 2 History 3 Variants 4 References Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz: 6 pilot models produced, no record This project was never implemented as originally intended, but it would instead inspire a development of a fully protected Flakpanzer with similar armament. Photo: SOURCE Flakpanzer-IV Wirbelwind (niem. The nickname ‘Kugelblitz’ is used in many sources in reference to this vehicle. On the turret rear, the mantlet was partially elevated, possibly for better rear protection of the commander when his hatch was open. Depending on the sources, this vehicle is known under a few different designations. Oznaczenia Panzerkampfwagen IV Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz Wehrmacht Heer (German Army 1935-1945) According to some internet websites up to 7 were built. The serial production was to start in late 1944, but due to Allied bombing raids over German territory, many factories were not at full capacity. The turret mantlet had 30 mm of armor, the inner enclosed oblate spheroid turret 20 mm, the rear part was 30 mm, with 10 mm on the top. This newly designed turret was fully enclosed (suspended by using gimbals) and protected by a rounded protective mantlet (which had a shape like a shortened cone). It was built as a combination of the aircraft 3 cm MK 103 cannon and the 2 cm Flak 38 mounting, mostly to get it in operational service as soon as possible and to be cheap to produce. Flakpanzer-IV Wirbelwind (niem. Your email address will not be published. Most parts of the upper tank hull were unchanged from the original Panzer IV. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. German Artillery of World War Two, Ian V.Hogg, T he 3 cm Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz ("ball lightning") was a German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun developed during World War II. As all were open top (because of the easier construction, guns exhaust gases and the need to produce them as fast as possible) it made the gun crews exposed to air attacks. Mallin edeltäjiä olivat Flakpanzer I, Flakpanzer 38(t) ja Wirbelwind.. Aiheesta muualla. The gun was activated by a trigger chain connected to the commander’s foot pedals (one for each gun). Kugelblitz (česky: Kulový blesk) byl německý samohybný protiletadlový kanón užívaný [zdroj?] In May 1944, several Flakpanzer projects were showed to the Generalinspekteur of German Armored units, General Heinz Guderian. The remaining three crew members were positioned in the new turret. Panzer Tracts No.12 book Flak selbstfahrlafetten and Flakpanzer, Thomas L. Jentz. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. The oblate spheroid turret had a very compact construction with a diameter of only 60 cm. Nuts & Bolts Vol.08 Experimental Flak-weapons of the Wehrmacht part 2, Heiner F. Tony Greenland and Frank Schulz. These anti-aircraft vehicles’ main problem was the lack of a fully enclosed crew compartment. In addition to the better firepower, the compact size and belt-feed ammunition system proved to be ideal for the use in an enclosed turret. Panzer IV and its Variants,Walter J. Spielberger, 1993, By the end of the war, only a pilot production of five units had been completed. These cannons were already in use by the German Air Force (under the designation MK 103), mostly for ground attacks. Photo: SOURCE. Entdecke (und sammle) deine eigenen Pins bei Pinterest. The gun was to be manufactured by either Brünn or Rheinmetall-Borsig. Larger caliber 37 mm (Möbelwagen and the Ostwind, based on the Panzer IV) armed models proved to be somewhat better vehicles but were not without flaws. Because of the chaotic state Germany was in at this point of the War, it is difficult to determine the exact number of produced vehicles, but it probably did not match the planned production. Therefore, a multitude of improvised and specially designed self-propelled anti-aircraft guns were built, many on the Panzer IV chassis, starting with the Flakpanzer IV Möbelwagen (a stopgap design) and progressing through the Wirbelwind and Ostwind models. Tank Encyclopedia (englanniksi) Two on each side plus the additional rear two-part hatch door for the commander. What is know from photographic evidence is that at least two were used in combat and were destroyed. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. It was developed in 1944 as a successor to the earlier Möbelwagen self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.. It is important to notice that these were prototypes (pre-production) vehicles, and their combat potential thus was limited, having been hastily constructed and possibly not even properly tested. This bridge was defended with few anti-tank guns, some Panzer IIIs (marked as training vehicles) and one Kugelblitz (from the Panzerflak Ersatz und Ausbildungsabteilung). Został on wprowadzony w aktualizacji 1.43. The American response was to bomb the village and the nearby hill. Zawiera: Ramka plastikowa, Blaszki fototrawione, Kalkomania wodna. See more ideas about panzer iv, german tanks, armored vehicles. This page was last edited on 8 February 2019, at 05:14. But as the 2 cm calibers anti-aircraft gun began to become obsolete by 1944, the 3 cm MK 103 was reused for the role of a new ground anti-aircraft weapon (usually under the designation 3cm Flak 38 or 103/38). Claims about the potential impact of the Kugelblitz on the course of the war omit certain facts: In conclusion, the Kugelblitz was definitely an improvement (in the case of crew protection) over previous Flakpanzers that were already in operational use. It is possible that at least one complete prototype was built in late 1944. Initially, the manual traverse was tested by using reduction gears, but it proved to be a slow process. What can be said with certainty though is that at least two fully operational vehicles were built, as there is evidence of their existence (photographs and remains of one turret). The turret crew moved together with the turret movements. One company was divided into three platoons equipped with a mix of different Flakpanzers vehicles. It is usually called the Flakpanzerkampfwagen IV (Thomas L. Jentz), Flakpanzer IV (Heiner F. Duske) or Leichte Flakpanzer IV (Peter Chamberlain and Hilary L.Doyle). One Kugelblitz was also involved in the fights near the town of Spichra [de], Thuringia, where it was destroyed and remained buried in the Spatenberg Hill [de] until its excavation in 1999.[4]. The Jaboschreck word in essence can be translated as fast ground attack aircraft (Jagdbomber in German or just short Jabo) terror or fright (schreck). The Flakpanzer IV Kugelblitz is a rank V German Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft (SPAA) vehicle with a battle rating of 6.7 (AB/RB/SB). Because of this, the two hull crew hatch doors (for the driver and radio operator) were repositioned so as to not disturb this new installation. Kugelblitz Posted on 3rd July 2020 by Philipp Gross Today’s subject is the mysterious Flakpanzer Kugelblitz from the last days of WW2, built from the old Dragon kit… This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Illustration showing the crew movements in unison with the turret movement. Production numbers are hard to find. By late 1944 and 1945, the war was already lost for Germany. The crewmembers situated left of the gun were responsible for the turret’s movements, and the one on the right side was responsible for loading the guns. J versions were used (according to author Marcus Hock, the Ausf. In the following battle the Kugelblitz was destroyed and its remains were discovered in 1999. This turret was fully enclosed, with overhead protection and 360° traverse. Nuts & Bolts Vol.08 Experimental Flak-weapons of the Wehrmacht part 2, Heiner F. Tony Greenland and Frank Schulz, Flakpanzer IV "Kugelblitz" Flakpanzer IV "Kugelblitz" Originální název: Original Name: Leichter Flakpanzer IV mit 3cm Mk 103 als Zwilling Waffe ("Kugelblitz") Výrobce: Producer: Deutsche Eisenwerke AG-Werk Stahindustrie, Duisburg / Daimler Benz AG, Berlin-Marienfelde / Období výroby: Production Period: DD.MM.RRRR-DD.MM.RRRR : Vyrobeno kusů: Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichswehr, Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr ab 1900, Werner Oswald 2004, [3] It is unclear what happened to the few Kugelblitzes which were built; some sources say that they ended up being used in the Battle of Berlin. pallosalama) oli saksalainen toisen maailmansodan aikainen ilmatorjuntapanssarivaunu, joka jäi sodan päättyessä prototyypiksi.Mallia valmistettiin 2-5 kappaletta. Each of these three crew members had hatch doors which they could use to enter or exit the vehicle. According to Walter J. Spielberger, five were built by February 1945. Retrieved 2011-07-17. The front armor of the upper hull was 80 mm, the sides were 30 mm, and the rear armor that protected engine compartment was only 20 mm. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Panzerkampfwagen IV, Medium Tank 1936-45, Bryan Perrett, New Vanguard 2008. H or the Ausf. The idea first appeared in late 1943, when it was suggested to mount a dual 30 mm anti-aircraft gun on a Pz Kpfw IV chassis. Due to the fact that when used in action these canons produced a lot of powder smoke, installation of good extractor fans was important. The positions of the radio operator (Fu 2 and Fu 5 radios were used), who also operated the hull mounted MG 34 machine gun, and the driver were same as on the original Panzer IV. By the end of the war, only a pilot production of five units had been completed. Leichte Flakpanzer IV (3 cm) Kugelblitz (suom. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. This was however abandoned as impractical, as development of this gun had not yet been completed, and in any case the entire production run of this gun turret was reserved for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. The commander/gunner was position in the middle, behind the main guns, whilst the gunner assistants were placed on the left and right side in front of him. Indeed, it bears absolutely no relation to the old kit. The idea was to test a new design of a fully enclosed oblate spheroid turret armed with two 3 cm Mk 303 cannons. A tank-based anti-aircraft vehicle (German: Flakpanzer) could solve this problem, but little effort was done in this direction. It was hoped that by January 1945 pre-serial production would begin, but these plans were never realized. Frequently, the ‘3 cm’ label is added to the name in order to differentiate it from other anti-aircraft vehicles based on the Panzer IV chassis. The MK 103 had also been fitted in single mounts to such planes as the Henschel Hs 129 in a ventral gun pod, and to the twin-engined Dornier Do 335. As the German Luftwaffe (German Air Force) lost control over the skies of Germany in the second half of the Second World War; it could no longer provide sufficient protection against Allied aircraft. This differs substantially from standard Panzer IV hull as this part was slightly sloped. Photo: SOURCE. The design of the engine compartment was also unchanged. The maximum rotating speed was 60° per second. The Flakpanzer Kugelblitz, painted in the ‘Dunkelgelb’ colour. ‘Panzer Tracts No.12, Flak selbstfahrlafetten and Flakpanzer’, written by Thomas L. Jentz, cites several examples: According to Ing. The first attempt was the Flakpanzer I, which was built only in limited numbers and was more an improvisation of an existing design rather than a purpose-built vehicle. v závěru 2. světové války.Po zkonstruování jiných předeÅ¡lých typů byl dán požadavek na to, aby doÅ¡lo ke sníženi siluety stroje a zvýÅ¡ení pasivní ochrany posádky. The suspension and running gear were the same as those of the original Panzer IV, with no changes to its construction. mihla.de This issue was to be solved by the production of a new vehicle with a fully enclosed turret, the Leichte Flakpanzer IV 3 cm but mostly known by as ‘Kugelblitz’. III Anti-Aircraft Tank Mk. Then it was to increase production to up to 30 vehicles by December 1944, and by early 1945, around 100 operational vehicles where to be built. There is only a limited record of Kugelblitz combat use, and if it was effective against its primary targets (ground attack aircraft) is unknown. By the end of the war, only a … Illustration by Mr. C. Ryan, funded by our Patron Golum through our Patreon Campaign. This could only be a wooden mock-up, but it is hard to say with certainty and it could likewise be a real vehicle. The biggest negative side was the fact that it was never properly tested to see if the whole Kugelblitz design was successful and efficient. Parts of the 3 cm cannons were protected by an armored casing, as can be seen here. The main armament was to be two 3 cm cannons, but the option of two 2 cm guns was considered to be used as a temporary solution. 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