Comparing: M18 Hellcat vs. Nashorn vs. SU-100
Development started in 1942. In April 1943 the General Motors company produced the first prototypes. One of a few American tank destroyers manufactured on its original chassis, not on a tank chassis. The tank destroyer became the fastest armored vehicle, of this type, of World War II. A total of 2,507 vehicles were produced from July 1943 through October 1944.
The official designation of the Nashorn ("Rhinoceros") tank destroyer was 8.8 cm PaK 43/1 auf Geschützwagen III/IV (Sf). The vehicle was designated the Hornisse ("Hornet") until 1944. Produced on the same chassis as the Hummel heavy SPG. The vehicle first saw combat on the Eastern Front in the summer of 1943. A total of 494 vehicles were manufactured.
Tank destroyer on the basis of the T-34-85 and SU-85 with a total of 2,495 vehicles produced from September 1944 through June 1945. After the vehicle saw service, the Red Army praised it as a very effective tank destroyer with strong firepower, which could stand against any mass-produced German armored vehicle.
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|Battle Tiers||6 7 8||6 7 8||6 7 8|
|Speed Limit||72 km/h||40 km/h||50 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||12 km/h||15 km/h||14 km/h|
|Horse power / weight|
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|Hard terrain resistance|
|Medium terrain resistance|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||15.50 %||%||%|
|When Firing||6.43 %||%||%|
|Neto Credits Income||1444.38|
|Kills per Battle||0.863562|
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