TAC 43 Reşiţa 75mm gun (RO520)
with two TAC 43 Reşiţa 75mm guns with crew and Command Rifle team.


In 1944 each division’s artillery had a battery of anti-tank guns equipped with TAC 43 Reşiţa 75mm anti-tank guns.
This modern weapon combined aspects of the German PaK40 and the Soviet ZIS-3 anti-tank guns to create an effective weapon capable of destroying most enemy tanks.


The Reşiţa 75mm gun came out of experiments with the M1936 Vickers/Reşiţa 75mm anti-aircraft gun. In the end the carriage and weight of the anti-aircraft gun proved too big an obstacle to continue with this as an anti-tank weapon. The Reşiţa factory went about designing a dedicated heavy anti-tank gun. It was also decided to make it a multi-purpose weapon doubling as a field gun like the Soviet 76.2mm ZIS-3 gun.

The final weapon combined the design of the ZIS-3 carriage, muzzle break, recoil and firing mechanism, with the barrel, rifling and cartridge chamber of the Vickers/Reşiţa and the projectile chamber of the PaK40.

 

The TAC 43 Reşiţa 75mm gun in Flames Of War


Mobility: Heavy; Range: 32"/80cm.
ROF 2; Antitank 13; Firepower 3+

Notes
Gun shield.

Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Jeremy Painter

(15246)

SKU 15246
Barcode # 9420020216198

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