Who made the Hetzer?


Jagdpanzer 38
Designed 1943
Manufacturer Böhmisch-Mährische Maschinenfabrik, Škoda
Produced 4 March 1944 – 11 May 1945
No. built Approx. 2,827

What means Hetzer?

agitator; instigator; firebrand.

Was the Hetzer a good tank?

Small, low and easy to hide, fairly nimble, and with a powerful gun, the Hetzer made an excellent tank destroyer. The effective weapons, low profile, and well-sloped armor make it fully adaptable to both its main roles in combating enemy tanks and supporting infantry in both attack and defense.”

When was the Hetzer made?

The German “Hetzer” tank destroyer was often used to ambush advancing Allied tanks. Rushed into service in 1944, the Hetzer combined the chassis of a proven light tank with a new hull. Its low profile made it hard to spot and steeply-sloped armor made the vehicle difficult to knock out.

Where did the name Hetzer come from?

German: occupational name for a hunter with hounds, Middle High German hetzer.

What is the Hetzer in World of Tanks?

138/2), later known as Hetzer (“baiter”), was a German light tank-destroyer of the Second World War based on a modified pre-war Czechoslovakian Panzer 38(t) chassis. The project was inspired by the Romanian “Mareşal” tank destroyer. The name “Hetzer” was, at the time, not commonly used for this vehicle.

Is the Hetzer in War Thunder?

Tank destroyer Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer in action in War Thunder. Realistic Ground Battles with a BR 4.7 line in War Thunder plus Replay Video. However, the Hetzer is most effective in the 37 percent of the battles, which take place directly on BR 4.7 (290 entry points for it here).

How many Jagdtigers still exist?

Although 150 were ordered, only around eighty were produced. Due to an excessive weight and a significantly underpowered drivetrain system, the Jagdtiger was continuously plagued with various mobility and mechanical problems. At present, three Jagdtigers survive in different museums around the world.

Was the Ratte ever built?

30404 and E-30404/1, which were presented in December 1942. The tank was planned to be 1000 tonnes, being far heavier than the Panzer VIII “Maus”, the heaviest tank ever built (weighing 188 tonnes)….

Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte
Designer Krupp
Mass 1,000 tonnes (1,100 short tons; 980 long tons), estimated