Tiger I Tank Details

The Tiger I tank, officially designated as Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E, was a German heavy tank of World War II. It was deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe, usually in independent heavy tank battalions.



Main armament consisted of a 8.8 cm KwK 36 gun, with 92 rounds. Secondary armament included two 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34s.


The Tiger I's armor ranged from 25 mm to 120 mm thick, providing excellent protection against most anti-tank weapons of the time.

Engine and Performance

Powered by a 12-cylinder Maybach HL230 P45 engine, the Tiger I could reach speeds up to 45 km/h on roads and 25 km/h off-road. It had a range of approximately 195 kilometers.


The Tiger I is remembered as one of the most feared tanks of World War II, combining an excellent balance of firepower, armor protection, and mobility for its time.