ALA-015 1/35 German WW2 150 mm SPG Grille-M model kit
Self-propelled gun Grille was manufactured on the chassis of 38(t) Praga tank in 1943-1944. Approximately 500 units of H and M modifications were produced in total. The crew was protected with an armor only from bullets and shell splinters. The head armor was of 50 mm thickness, the side one - of 20 + 10 mm thickness. The heavy infantry cannon slG-33 of 150 mm caliber was mounted on the tank chassis. The cannon had lofted trajectory of the fire, and elevation angle was up to 40 degrees that allowed firing from closed emplacements at the distance up to 4700 meters. Self-propelled Grille-M guns escorted tanks and infantry, they belonged to artillery regiments of armor divisions and were adopted by heavy infantry cannon companies in panzer-grenadier regiments. These self-propelled guns were vulnerable to the enemy firing due to big heght and thin armour, but, despite of all disadvantages they were operational till the end of the war.
Alan 1/35 German WW2 150 mm SPG Grille-M model kit. Pic.1
Alan 1/35 German WW2 150 mm SPG Grille-M model kit. Pic.2
Self-propelled gun Grille was the 150-mm heavy cannon stG-33 mounted on the chassis of 38(t) Praga tank. The units were adopted by artillery companies and regiments of Wehrmaht armored and motorized infantry divisions Approximately 500 self-propelled Grille1 guns were produced in total in 1943-1944. They were used successfully at the fronts of the Second World War.
Speed - 35 km/hour
Cruising range - 150 km
Weight - 12 tons
Caliber - 150 mm
Fring range - 4700 m