Jagdpanther vs SU Eastern Front Duel Author: David R. Higgins; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore; Short code: DUE Jagdpanther vs SU Author: David R. Higgins ISBN: 1 6. Contributor: Andrew Nguyen Review Date: 17 Sep As with all German. However, from page 33 until the end of the book, we leave the discussion specifically of the Jagdpanther and SU, and launch into a military.

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Incomparable to any currently known worldwide or currently developed in America.

KATI marked it as to-read Sep 19, Neither of the two vehicles have jagdpanthrr armour scheme that will save them from the potency of the others gun, even at the longer operational engagement ranges. After the Second World War this gun was installed on T and T tanks; these vehicles and their derivatives were in service forty years after initial development.

As the role of tanks broadened from essentially infantry support to anti-tank, armor thickness and armament increased to enable AFVs better to survive such encounters.

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Julio Campos added it Jun 09, To ask other readers questions about Jagdpanther vs SUjavdpanther sign up. Many are of only average reproductive quality, and almost all are very small in size.

In my opinion the mm DS and 8,8cm Pak 43 guns are near identical in performance, and there is nothing to suggest one is better than the other. And sure enough, the first 32 pages of the book do indeed describe these two vehicles: So I’d pick the JP.


This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat John somers marked it as to-read Sep 12, I can not answer the cost, jagdpxnther I have no idea how much the SU cost per unit.

Frankly I don’t much like either of them, vvs if I had to pick one I’d rather have the SU, more reliable with a better gun. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sign In Email jjagdpanther This prompted the design of a more advanced turretless tank destroyer with an even more powerful cannon. Brian Miller added it Jagdpanthdr 15, Matthew J35U5 17 Posted 21 November – Force Developments in the Maghreb. Not sure that’s the best way to do it. BlazinWeedies, on 20 November – Review Format Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

The Jagdpanther seems to have a slight edge over the SU in speed and terrain performance, with the SU being the slightly more agile vehicle.

Its sloped armor and relatively light weight meant, unlike the more massive and less practical Jagdtiger a Tiger II derivativeit could also operate in a more mobile capacity. This was also my first experience with the VS series and i found it good-though a more thorough analysis of performance of specifically these two squaring off against each other would have been welcome-though I do understand as late-war vehicles this may have been difficult.

Myers is currently reading it Dec 25, Development was conducted under supervision jagspanther L. In Aprila SU self-propelled gun was photographed being used in Yemen as part of the ongoing conflict.


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Frontally the Jagdpanther has the edge, but not by a significant amount. In terms of mobility, both claim va top speeds, and similar specific powers.

Matthew J35U5 13 Posted 20 November – Not saying either one is better. SU vs Jagdpanther 27 members have cast votes You have to complete 5 battles in order to participate this poll. The German Jagdpanther and Soviet SU, both turretless tank destroyer designs based on a ‘traditional’ turret-tank chassis, were the culminating examples of how the progression of experience, resources and time constraints produced vehicles that were well suited for roles of defence and offence, respectively.

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It was modified slightly to adapt it to the sandy conditions of the Middle East, thus creating the SUM variant [ citation needed ]. Reliability was slightly better for the Jagdpanther relative to the Panther, due to the way in which tank destroyers were used, often in a rather immobile or “dug in” fashion, and in general did not jagdpanthed as much “wear-and-tear”.