SdKfz 7/2 Halftrack
|SdKfz 7/2 Halftrack'|
|Type||Medium self propelled Anti-Aircraft Artillery|
|Armament||3.7cm FlaK 36/37|
|Gun Elevation||-12°to ±90|
|Crew||3 (Commander, Gunner, driver)|
towing and setting up an AA gun takes time and troops on the move might need some weaponry to take on enemy aircraft other than their own infective rifles. the solution was self-propelled Anti-aircraft(SPAA). early SPAA were nothing more than light AA mounted onto the backs of trucks, but as the war progressed better solutions needed to be found. The main German SPAA was the SdKFz 7/2 halftrack. mounting the 3.7cm FlaK 36/37. The vehicle carried 120 rounds of 37mm ammunition. An additional 432 rounds were stored in a trailer.
Production of the Sd Kfz 7/2 started in 1942 and over 1,000 vehicles were built by February 1945
As a SPAA you have the advantage that you don't need tow to get that ideal AA position. to Deploy the gun press Z and that allows you to fire. remember however, that you can't fire and drive at the same time so you have to be stationary.
Learn how to effective be read AA guide - AirQuake! The AA gunner's guide to an empty sky