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Landkreuzer P. 1500 Monster

94.4k RussianAS  15 days ago
Auto Credit Based on BogdanX's CANNON CHALLENGE!

The Landkreuzer P 1500 Monster was a purported German pre-prototype super-heavy self-propelled gun designed during World War II.While mentioned in some popular works, there is no solid documentation for the program’s existence, and it may be an engineer’s amusment or an outright hoax.

On 23 June 1942 the German Ministry of Armaments proposed a 1,000 tonne tank — the Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte. Adolf Hitler expressed interest in the project and the go-ahead was granted. In December, Krupp designed an even larger 1,500 tonne vehicle — the P. 1500 Monster. The P. 1500 was to be 25 m (82 ft) long, weighing 1800 tonnes, with a 250 mm hull front armor, four Daimler-Benz MB.501 diesel aero engines, and an operating crew of over 100 men. This "land cruiser” would have been a self-propelled platform for the 800mm Dora/Schwerer Gustav K (E) gun artillery piece also made by Krupp – the heaviest artillery weapon ever constructed by shell weight and total gun weight, and the largest rifled cannon by calibre.

The Schwerer Gustav fired a 7-tonne projectile up to 37 km (23 mi) and was designed for use against heavily fortified targets. The main armament could have been mounted without a rotating turret. Such a configuration would have allowed the P. 1500 to operate in a similar manner to the original 800mm railroad gun and Karl 600mm self-propelled mortars, launching shells without engaging the enemy with direct fire.

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor CANNON CHALLENGE!
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 50.5ft (15.4m)
  • Length 174.8ft (53.3m)
  • Height 28.6ft (8.7m)
  • Empty Weight 3,426,339lbs (1,554,163kg)
  • Loaded Weight 3,426,339lbs (1,554,163kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 2

Parts

  • Number of Parts 332
  • Control Surfaces 0

Required Mods

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    Version 0.81 (7/8/2019 6:07:15 PM)
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    во найс русский

    +1 10 days ago
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    1,101 Subnerdica

    Oh neat they put wheels on an orbital bombardment satellite!

    10 days ago
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    2,211 Shippy456

    @RussianAS (Shippy456 doesn’t know how to reply)

    +1 11 days ago
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    94.4k RussianAS

    @Shippy456 ахах, спасибо))

    11 days ago
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    2,211 Shippy456

    Funny how the Russian AS guy builds things from WWII Germany

    +1 11 days ago
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    6,322 Zanedavid

    @WarHawk95 did someone say LARGEST CALIBER?!!
    Germany: slaps drafting board I got 100cm, take it or leave it!

    +1 12 days ago
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    8,088 WarHawk95

    Well, it ain't the largest caliber ever. The 36-inch Mortar "Little David" and its 914mm shell beats Gustav.

    +1 14 days ago
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    Clever use of the cannon on the back for the spent cartridges.

    14 days ago
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    this is cool

    14 days ago
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    1,185 RUSSIANAIR

    Ладно не буду участвовать в этом челлендже, моя берта нервно курит в сторонке)

    14 days ago
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    94.4k RussianAS

    @BogdanX могу, почему бы и нет? Только отдохнуть бы, но и ноутбук у меня очень слабый, с трудом держит танки с Гусеницами из мода...

    14 days ago
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    you should even try making a landkreuzer that launches V1s and V2s

    +2 14 days ago
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    I wanted one of these

    14 days ago
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    249k BogdanX

    Your design choice is awesome, your vehicle is beautiful, functional and fun to operate.
    But is too simple to have a real chance of winning.
    For example, look at this photo of P-1500 Monster....
    If I were you, i would add like 100 or 200 parts in details, crane, those support legs, ladders, that gun support etc, delete this and repost

    +8 14 days ago
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    249k BogdanX

    Add controls list in description, even if is obvious they are basic, pitch and roll for maneuver, VTOL up for barrel elevation. No need for wiki link , since you already copy-paste the contents

    +2 14 days ago
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    249k BogdanX

    damn, you are fast

    +2 14 days ago
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    i can't use this mod tracks 2, my simple planes is in version 1.9 how do i work?

    14 days ago
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    want a no mod version

    14 days ago