SPG: Wespe

Wespe

First saw combat in the Battle of Kursk (Operation Citadel) and went on to fight on all fronts. Manufactured from February 1943 through July 1944, with a total production of 675 self-propelled guns and 159 ammunition carriers.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 130 HP
Weight/Load Limit 10.9 / 11.0 t
Price 48,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Driver
  3. Gunner
  4. Loader
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 130 h.p.
Speed Limit 40 km/h
Traverse Speed 22 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 16 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 30
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
Armament
Gun 10,5 cm le.F.H. 16 L/22
Ammunition 32 pcs
Damage 308-513 HP
Armor Penetration 40-66 mm
Rate of Fire 3.0 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 310 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
III 10,5 cm le.F.H. 16 L/22 410/350 53/104 3.0 13,900
IV 10,5 cm le.F.H. 18 L/28 410/350/350 53/104/64 3.0 34,110
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
II Maybach HL 57 TR 130 20 1,120
III Maybach HL 62 TR 140 20 4,220
III Maybach HL 45 P 150 20 5,600
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II Wespe 11.0 22 600
III Wespe verstärkteketten 13.1 24 1,860
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III FuG 5 310 630
VII FuG Spr. 1 455 21,600