Val CHA Cost Notes 6 Size 30 Length 4", Width 2", Area 8" Mass 6.4 ton KB -6 58 STR 18 HTH Damage 11 ½d6 END  10 DEX 0 OCV 3 DCV -1 22 BODY 6 15 DEF 39 2 SPD 0 Phases: 6, 12 Total Characteristics Cost: 93 Movement: Ground: 16"/32" Swimming: 0"/0" Cost Abilities and Equipment Propulsion Systems 16 1) Motorized Tracked Military Vehicle: Ground Movement +10" (16" total), 1 Continuing Fuel Charge lasting 2.5 Hours (+0); Only On Appropriate Terrain (-¼) -2 2) Ground Vehicle: Swimming -2" Tactical Systems 89 1) 128 mm PaK 44 L/44 Cannon: RKA 6d6, +1 Increased STUN Multiplier (+¼), Indirect (can be arced over some obstacles; +¼), 38 Charges (+½), Increased Maximum Range (22,500"; actual range—11,205" or just under 14 miles; +½); OIF Bulky (-1), Limited Arc Of Fire (forward 60 degrees; -½), Real Weapon (-¼) plus +2 with Ranged Combat; OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼) plus Penalty Skill Levels: +2 vs. Range Modifier with All Attacks; OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼),  40 2) 7.92 mm MG 34 Machine Gun: RKA 2d6+1, +1 Increased STUN Multiplier (+¼), Autofire (5 shots; +½), 2,925 Charges (+1); OIF Bulky (-1), Limited Arc Of Fire (Only on same horizontal level; forward 60 degrees; -¾), Real Weapon (-¼) plus +2 with Ranged Combat; OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼) plus Penalty Skill Levels: +3 vs. Range Modifier with All Attacks; OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼), [2,925] 22 3) Armored Front: +15 DEF; Limited Coverage (forward 60 degrees; -1) 11 4) 60 Degree Sloped Rear And Side Armor: +8 DEF; Activation Roll 14- (-½), Only Works Against Physical Projectiles (-½), Limited Coverage (rear and sides; -¼) 15 5) 60 Degree Sloped Front Armor: +15 DEF; Limited Coverage (forward 60 degrees; -1), Activation Roll 14- (-½), Only Works Against Physical Projectiles (-½) 6 6) Heavy: Knockback Resistance -3" Operation Systems 4 1) Radio: Radio Perception/Transmission (Radio Group); OIF Bulky (-1), Affected As Hearing Group As Well As Radio Group (-¼) Total Abilities & Equipment Cost: 201 Total Vehicle Cost: 294 Value Disadvantages 25 Distinctive Features: Nazi Germany Wehrmacht Tank (Not Concealable; Extreme Reaction; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses) Total Disadvantage Points: 25 Total Cost: 269/5 = 54
Description: Keeping with the same pattern it had followed with the Panzer 38(t), the Panzer IV, and the Panzer V, the German Army decided to adapt the Panzer VI B chassis for use as a tank destroyer. The reason for this was simple: turretless tanks were cheaper and easier to produce than turreted combat tanks. Thus, the Jagdtiger was born. An immense vehicle, it is the heaviest German tank destroyer of World War II, and mounts the largest gun used on any German, operational, armored fighting vehicle.
The first prototype of the Jagdtiger appeared in October of 1943, just six months after the King Tiger had entered production. Based on the King Tiger design, the Jagdtiger was even taller, and lacked the sleek profile of the Jagdpanther. However, the Jagdtiger made up for any aesthetic shortcomings by mounting a 128mm main gun. Capable of firing both AP and HE rounds, the Pak 44 L/55 had a muzzle velocity of 920 meters per second (3,016 ft/sec), a maximum range of 22,410 meters (73,523 ft), could punch holes in 230mm (9.1 inches) of armor plate at a range of 1000 meters (3,028 ft), and at 3,000 meters (9,842 ft) could penetrate 173mm (6.8 inches) of armor! Unfortunately, the 128mm shells were so large and heavy they meant the vehicle could only carry 38 rounds. As these rounds needed to be assembled before use, it also meant the Jagdtigers rate of fire was slowed considerably.
Defensively, the Jagdtiger sported 100mm to 250mm (9.8 inch) thick armor along the front and superstructure, with the rest of the vehicle's armor being a far more moderate 80mm thick. Set at a 75 degree slope, the front armor of the Jagdtiger was effectively invulnerable to any and all Allied tank and/or anti-tank cannon. Of course, hits to the side and rear were far more effective, and with a mere 30mm of top armor, artillery and bombing runs could destroy one of these monstrous vehicles with ease.
A very rare vehicle, only 150 or so were produced, with at least 26 forced to mount the 88mm L/71 KwK 43 cannon (also used on the King Tiger) as the 128mm gun was in short supply. It was also slow, to heavy for any bridge in Germany, and drank fuel at an astonishing rate. The best use for the Jagdtiger was for it to be stationed hull down and act as a semi-mobile pillbox, using its 128mm cannon to wreck Allied armor.
A Jagdpanzer Jagdtiger is 25' 7" long, 11' 11" wide, and 9' 3" tall. It weighs 71.7 tons (heaviest armored fighting vehicle of the war), has a top speed of 24 mph on the road, 10.5 mph off, and carries a crew of 6.
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