Author: Yuri Pasholok
This is the Typ 205A "'Mäuschen" ("little mouse", see previous "Porsche Unleashed" for its predecessor) drawing from 28.10.1942.
Krupp started to design the brand new turret with the 15cm KwK L/31 and 7,5cm KwK L/24 in July 1942. Of the initial Typ 205 hull almost nothing was left either. The weight was increased to 150 tons and in terms of the engine, 900hp MB507 was envisaged. The suspension and running part was re-worked because of the problems with increased weight, the tank recieved four tracks. Only a month remained before it would become the rear-turret design...