Flames of War: Panther G Platoon
Panther G Platoon (GBX66)
includes five Panther G (Late) tanks, two Stowage sprues, two Tank Commander sprues, five Plastic Panther parts sprues, five Plastic Panther track sprues, one Decal sheet & ten Rare-earth magnets.
The Panther G is the latest model of the famed Panther tank. When the Germans revamped the old Panther A, they gave it a thicker, but more vertical, one-piece hull side to mate up with the superstructure of the Jagdpanther, and eliminated the driver’s direct vision slot.
The result is slightly stronger armour, but more importantly, it is easier to manufacture.
The new model retains the very long-barrelled 7.5cm KwK42 gun of its predecessor, which a year after its introduction could still penetrate any tank in existence, penetrating 124mm (4.9”) of sloped armour at 500m.
The front armour of the Panther G matches its gun, being 80mm (3.15”) of well-sloped armour plate. This is more than enough to turn the shot of any gun less powerful than its own.
Quelle: Battlefront Games