Tank Destroyer: Ferdinand

Ferdinand

Developed on the basis of the Porsche Tiger, with a total of 90 vehicles produced in April and May 1943. They first saw combat in the Battle of Kursk (Operation Citadel).

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier VIII
Hit Points 1,200 HP
Weight/Load Limit 65.9 / 66.4 t
Price 2,570,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Radio Operator
  3. Driver
  4. Gunner
  5. Loader
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 600 h.p.
Speed Limit 30 km/h
Traverse Speed 18 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 200
  • sides 80
  • rear 80
Armament
Gun 8,8 cm Pak 43 L/71
Ammunition 50 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 152-254 mm
Rate of Fire 9.84 rounds/min
View Range 370 m
Signal Range 415 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 10,5 cm Pak L/52 320/320/420 200/244/60 7.32 116,490
VIII 8,8 cm Pak 43 L/71 240/240/295 203/237/44 9.84 112,180
X 12,8 cm Pak 44 L/55 490/490/630 246/311/65 5.0 310,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VI 2x Porsche Typ 100/1 600 20 29,900
VII 2x Porsche Typ 100/3 670 20 39,850
VIII Porsche Deutz Typ 180/2 840 15 45,300
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VII Ferdinand 66.4 18 18,860
VIII Elefant 68.95 21 32,234
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI FuG 7 415 8,160
IX FuG 12 710 43,200