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Hummel            


1942- German SP Howitzer Carrier 10.5cm "Grasshopper"
Heuschrecke (Exp.)

Armament:       1 - 10.5cm howitzer, leFH 18/1 L/28
Engine;             Maybach, HL 90, V-12 gas, 360 hp
Speed             28 mph
Range:            180 miles
Crew:               5
Weight            23 tons

This was the novel concept of a portable pillbox. Only 3 prototypes built. A fully rotating turret could be removed and replaced on the ground using a lifting gantry on the vehicle. Separate wheels and mounting pad components were carried on the tank. It was mounted on the Pz III/IV chassis developed for the Hummel.

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