15cm sIG 33 B Sfl

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RANK 6 SWEDEN
CV 90105 TML PACK
15cm sIG 33 B Sfl
germ_sturmpanzer_ii.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
1.0/1.0/1.3BR
4 peopleCrew
69 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
35 / 15 / 15Hull
30 / 15 / 15Turret
Mobility
16 tWeight
296 hp155 hpEngine power
18.5 hp/t9.7 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
49 km/h forward
10 km/h back
46 km/h forward
9 km/h back
Speed
Armament
150 mm s.I.G.33 heavy infantry gunMain weapon
18 roundsAmmunition
15 / 19.5 sReload
-4° / 40°Vertical guidance
-1.5° / 6.5°Horizontal guidance
Economy
5900 Rp icon.pngResearch
6300 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png830 / 1026/560 / 692/600 / 742Repair
1800 Sl icon.pngCrew training
6300 Sl icon.pngExperts
80 Ge icon.pngAces
106 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
70 % Sl icon.png60 % Sl icon.png30 % Sl icon.png

Description

GarageImage 15cm sIG 33 B Sfl.jpg


The 15cm sIG 33 B Sfl is a rank I German tank destroyer with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB) and 1.0 (RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.67 "Assault".

General info

Survivability and armour

The Sturmpanzer II does have enough armour to stop low BR tank rounds, however it should not be relied upon to stop High Velocity or High Penetration rounds, especially from other SPGs. It is an open topped vehicle, and since it has no machine guns, it is very vulnerable to air attack.

Mobility

The Sturmpanzer II is not the fastest of tanks and its reverse speed is not good. However it is better than other tanks in its tier for its manoeuvrability. It can go fairly fast.

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: SIG 33 (150 mm)

The Sturmpanzer II mounts an S.I.G. 33 Infantry Support cannon, which can fire HEAT or HE rounds. The shell velocity is very slow, so slow that it can be awkward to target moving targets or those at long ranges, especially with HE rounds. The calibre of the gun is 15 cm (150 mm/5.9 in). The Sturmpanzer does not have any other weapons.

Usage in battles

The Sturmpanzer has no Air Defence weapons, so sticking with an SPAA tank at the back of the map is a good idea. If you want to close range brawl with low tier tanks, then sticking with another tank is a good idea since the long reload will cause you trouble if you get swarmed by lots of tanks. It has the capability to knock out much higher BR tank, so if you're uptiered, it's not the end of the world. However shoot before your opponent shoots, because if you come across a higher tier tank, you will be eliminated almost instantaneously. The best thing to do is to fire, then fall back to reload in a safe haven.

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Tank can eliminate most modules or crew members of a tank in one well aimed shot, if not destroying it.
  • Can survive hits it will take from rank 1 tanks.
  • Can make a fair turn at speed when driving along.

Cons:

  • Reload means it is inadequate for CR combat without allied support.

History

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See also

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Germany tank destroyers
Based on Pz.38(t)  Marder III · Marder III H · Jagdpanzer 38(t)
Based on Pz.I  Panzerjäger I
Based on Pz.II  15cm sIG 33 B Sfl
Based on Pz.III  StuG III A · StuG III F · StuG III G · StuH 42 G
Based on Pz.IV  Jagdpanzer IV · Panzer IV/70(V) · Panzer IV/70(A) · Brummbär · Dicker Max · Nashorn
Based on Pz.V  Jagdpanther · Bfw. Jagdpanther
Based on Pz.VI  Sturer Emil · Ferdinand · Jagdtiger
  JPz 4-5 · Waffenträger · VFW · VT1-2
Wheeled/Half-track  Sd.Kfz.251/10 · 8,8 cm Flak 37 Sfl. · Sd.Kfz.234/3 · Sd.Kfz.234/4
Rocket/Missile  15 cm Pz.W.42 · RakJPz 2 · RakJPz 2 (HOT)