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The Pak 40 is essentially the same gun equipped by the [[Marder]], [[StuG III]] and [[Panzer IV]]. Like all other towed anti-tank guns it is fielded only with anti-tank ammunition which it uses against vehicles and tanks but is useless against infantry. For an anti-tank gun the Pak 40 compares favourably with the American 3-Inch and Soviet 57mm, but is outclassed by the British 17-pounder. Like all towed guns, when built it is in its towed form; it must be moved to a location and deployed near a logistics source to be effective.
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The Pak 40 is essentially the same gun equipped by the [[Marder]], [[StuG III]] and [[Panzer IV]]. Like all other towed anti-tank guns it is fielded only with [[Ammunition Types#Armor Piercing|armor-piercing ammunition]] which it uses against vehicles and tanks but is useless against [[Infantry|infantry]]. For an anti-tank gun the Pak 40 compares favorably with the American [[3-Inch M5]] and Soviet [[ZiS-2]], but is outclassed by the British [[17-pounder]]. Like all towed guns, when built it is in its towed form; it must be moved to a location and deployed near a logistics source to be effective.
 
 
  
 
= Game Statistics =
 
= Game Statistics =

Latest revision as of 13:07, 24 May 2012

75mm Pak 40

The 75mm Pak 40 is Germany's standard towed anti-tank gun. Pak stands for Panzerabwehrkanone.

Combat Performance

The Pak 40 is essentially the same gun equipped by the Marder, StuG III and Panzer IV. Like all other towed anti-tank guns it is fielded only with armor-piercing ammunition which it uses against vehicles and tanks but is useless against infantry. For an anti-tank gun the Pak 40 compares favorably with the American 3-Inch M5 and Soviet ZiS-2, but is outclassed by the British 17-pounder. Like all towed guns, when built it is in its towed form; it must be moved to a location and deployed near a logistics source to be effective.

Game Statistics

__Built By__: guide:units:vehicles:germany:german gun yard\\ __guide:units:vehicles:germany:buildtime__: 14.00 seconds\\ __guide:units:vehicles:germany:command point guide:units:vehicles:germany:drain__: -50\\ __Speed (Towed)__: 4.5\\ __guide:units:vehicles:germany:mass__: 300\\ __Armament__: guide:units:vehicles:germany:75mm kwk 40 l_48\\ __Main Armament guide:units:vehicles:germany:ammo Storage__: 4\\