Germany has designed and operated some of the heaviest tanks worldwide. With that, here are the Top 15 Heaviest Tanks of Germany.
1. Landkreuzer P. 1500 Monster
According to tankarchives.ca, Germany’s proposed P.1500 ultra-heavy tank weighs 1,500-tons or one-tenth of The Eiffel Tower’s weight, as per themeasureofthings.com.
2. Schwerer Gustav
According to interestingengineering.com, the Schwerer Gustav weighs 1,350-tons, which is as heavy as one Giant Sequoia tree, as per themeasureofthings.com.
3. Landkreuzer P1000 Ratte
According to militaryfactory.com, the P.1000 is another ultra-heavy tank weighing 1,000-tons, or equivalent to ten blue whales, according to themeasureofthings.com.
4. Panzer VIII Maus
According to warhistoryonline.com, Germany’s Panzer-VIII, which never saw combat, weighs 188-tons or twice a Space Shuttle’s weight, as per themeasureofthings.com.
According to Military Wiki, Karl-Gerät is a self-propelled weapon weighing 124-tons or one-tenth a Sierra Redwood’s weight, as per themeasureofthings.com.
6. Panzer E-100
According to Wikipedia, the E-100 weighs 123-tons or ten times the weight of a Cruise Ship Anchor, according to themeasureofthings.com.
According to weaponsandwarfare.com, the unfinished K-Wagen would’ve weighed 120-tons or nine-tenths of The Statue of Liberty’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
8. Panzer VII Lowe
According to WW2-Wiki, Germany’s proposed Panzer-VII weighs 90-tons or one-tenth as heavy as Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer, according to themeasueofthings.com.
9. King Tiger
According to nationalinterest.org, the impressively mobile King Tiger weighs 75-tons or 12-times an African bush elephant’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
According to tankmuseum.org, the Jagdtiger features a 20cm-thick armor and weighs 70-tons, equivalent to one Space Shuttle, as per themeasureofthings.com.
According to warhistoryonline.com, this WW2 troop-support weighs 68-tons or half of The Statue of Liberty’s weight, as per themeasureofthings.com.
According to military.wikia.org, this heavy tank destroyer weighs 65-tons or six times a cruise ship anchor’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
13. TIGER I
According to thoughtco.com, the iconic Tiger I weighed 63-tons or ten times an African bush elephant’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
According to tankmuseum.org, the slope armored Jagdpanther weighs 46-tons or one-third of The Statue of Liberty’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
According to Wikipedia, the Panther displayed excellent protection at 45-tons or two-fifths of a Blue Whale’s weight, according to themeasureofthings.com.
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