nº40 – Altaya BergePanther Ausf G

Altaya BergePanther Ausf G – Sd Kfz 179 sch. Pz. Abt. (Flk) 301 Frechen (Germany) – 1944

Technical Details

5 crew
2 MG 34 – (Model just have one)
Range: 320 km off road.

Bergepanther is an armour recovery vehicle, which was manufactured between June 1943 and February 1945, primary in three versions, all based on Pz. V Panther. Auf G, the latest was manufactured between October 1944 and February 1945. It is probably the less colourful, as this version haven’t the 20cm Kwk 38 in front.

Some good information can be find here.

This useful vehicle was in service until latest 1950 on French and Czech’s army.

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There is no many information about this kind of vehicles, and they aren’t common on scale model world.
As war games incorporate rules about vehicles immobilization by track damage or others, they can b recovered and repaired in a number of turns agreed by players.

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