Tiger I

Tiger I is the common name of a German heavy tank developed in 1942 and used in World War II. The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf.E, often shortened to Tiger.

In service 1942–1945
Designer Henschel & Son
Designed 1941
Manufacturer Henschel
Unit cost 250,800 RM
Produced 1942–1944
Number built 1,347
Weight 56.9 tonnes (62.7 short tons)
Crew 5
Armour 25–120 mm
armament 1× 8.8 cm KwK 36 L/56 and 2× 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34
Engine Maybach HL230 P45 (V-12 petrol)
700 PS (690.4 hp, 514.8 kW)
range 110–195 km (68–121 mi)
Speed 38 km/h (24 mph)

The photo is captured Tiger in the production, repair, fight. Photos from the fight comes from Russia, Italy and France.


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