Vehicles and Weapons

RogerBW

All subject to change.
Items denoted with a * are specific to the Irresponsible and Right campaign; all others are Roger’s best guess at historical stats.
Table of Contents

Hand weapons

Gevär m/1941 sniper rifle, 6.5×55mm Mauser

Sweden, 1941-1995
Guns (Rifle) TL6
Damage Acc Range EWt. RoF Shots ST Bulk Rcl Cost LC
6d pi 6+2 900/3,600 9.1/0.3 1 5(3) 10† -5 3 $850 3
Stats given are for original German AJACK 4× m/41 scope. During WWII many were fitted instead with Swedish-made AGA 3× m/42 and m/44 rifle scopes: Acc 6+1.
Numbers derived by John Dallman.

Land Vehicles

Volkswagen Kübelwagen

Germany, 1940-1945
Driving (Automobile) TL6
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc.
47 0/3 10f 3/24 1.28 0.43 +2 1+3 2 285 ? O4W
This is the March 1943 Type 82/0, with a 25hp 1131cc engine. Ealier version with 23.5hp 985cc engine drops Move to 2/24. Post-war refit with 1192cc VW engine (1954-1960) raises Move to 4/24.

Volkswagen Schwimmwagen

Germany, 1942-1945
Driving (Automobile) TL6 / Boating (Motorboat) TL6
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc.
50 0/3 10f 3/24 1.44 0.42 +2 1+3 2 155 ? O4W
On water: Hnd/SR -1/4, Move 1/3, Draft 2. May also be paddled: Boating (Unpowered), Move 1.

Sd.Kfz. 251 (“SPW” or “Hanomag”)

Germany and allies, 1939-1945
Driving (Half-Track) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc.
104 -2/5 10f 1/16 9.81 1.2 +4 2+10 40 186 65,000 2CgO2W2X
The standard infantry carrier is armed with an MG34 or MG42 at the front of the infantry compartment; a second can be placed on an anti-aircraft mount at the rear. Crew are fully protected by armour, not subject to the limitations of Open Cabin.
Cost for this model is 22,560 Reichsmark.
Many variants exist with a variety of armament and special equipment, including ambulances, mortar carriers, rocket launchers, radio vehicles, flame projectors, etc.

Air Vehicles

For a much fuller list, and gun statistics, see The Path of Cunning #2.

Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 “Bachstelze”

Germany, 1942-1945
Piloting (Autogyro) TL6
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
22/24† 0/3 11 0/24 0.15 0.1 +3 1 1 - ? EHR 8
Glide ratio about 1 in 6 when free flying.

Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 “Drache”

Germany, 1941-?
Piloting (Helicopter) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
77/296 0/2 8f 8/53 4.76 1.22 +7 2+4 2 435 ? G2H3W 0
Armed with a single MG 15

Messerschmitt Me 163 “Komet”

Germany, 1944-1945
Piloting (Light Airplane) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
77/296 +1/3 8x 4/273 4.75 2.65 +4 1 2 55 ? gRWi 51
As far as anyone knows, this doesn’t exist in the Irresponsible and Right campaign, but this is a convenient place to put its stats.
Armed with two MK 108 with 60 rpg, or (in pre-production aircraft) two MG151/20 with 100 rpg.
Two aircraft are fitted with Sondergerät 500 Jägerfaust vertically-launched single-shot guns.

Fieseler Fi103R “Reichenberg”

Germany, 1943-?
Piloting (Light Airplane) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
68/231 0/3 9f 2/243 2.48 0.58 +4 1 2 205 ? gRrWi 50
This is the “piloted V-1” prototype, armed with 2×MG151/20 firing SAPHEC-SD (200 rpg) and an 850kg Amatol 39 (50% AN, 5-10% RDX, 40-45% TNT, REF 1.3) warhead, damage 6d×99.
*All I+R variants drop the warhead and use the space for a better cockpit, flight controls, etc.; Move increases to 3/243 and Hnd to +1, LWt. drops to 1.42.
*Unpiloted (EG, Einherjergelenkt) variant (“Mockingbird” to the Allies) drops g location; later developments of it add two more MG151/20 or a single MK 108 (65 rpg).
*Thrust-augmented (MS, Mantelstrom) variant has Move 10/200. Both piloted and unpiloted models exist.
*MS-BK (Bergkupfer) variant has Move 15/275. Both piloted and unpiloted models exist.
All examples should be considered prototypes; many variants and combinations exist.

*de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito (Propulsive Duct)

UK, 1943-
Piloting (High-Performance Airplane) TL7
All Propulsive Duct variants have a metal nose structure and leading edges, and swept wing; combined with the taildragger configuration this raises the risk of ground strikes during crosswind landings.
This FB-PD variant is an upgraded Mk VI; other PD variants exist.
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
97/470 +1/3 10f 10/435 9 4.1 +6 2 2 2,000 ? g3WrWi 49
If current speed is less than Move 170, Move on propeller thrust is 5/180. Ceiling on props is about 37,000 feet; on rams, 53,000.
Armament is four Browning Mk II machine guns and four 20 mm Hispano cannon.

Vickers Type 442 Wellington B Mark VI

UK, 1940-
Piloting (Heavy Airplane) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
106/562 -1/3 11f 5/147 14.2 4.81 +8 3+1V 2 1,100 ? gt3WrWi 37
Cruises comfortably at 34,000 feet, and can go higher. Two Browning MK II in tail turret, and up to 1,500lb of bombs. Additional DR2 for crew other than tail gunner.

de Havilland DH.89a Dragon Rapide

UK, 1933-
Piloting (Light Airplane) TL6
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
59/174 -2/4 11f 5/77 2.75 1.13 +6 1+8 1 573 ? 5g3W2Wi 33

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

USA, Canada, USSR, 1940-1945
Piloting (Heavy Airplane) TL7
ST/HP Hnd/SR HT Move LWt. Load SM Occ. DR Range Cost Loc. Stall
110 -2/3 12f 3/98 17.7 2 +8 1+8A 3 2,520 $1,500,000 g2RrWrWi4t 33
Armament is typically two Browning M1919A4 machine guns in the nose and one in the ventral hatch, plus one Browning M2HB machine gun [High-Tech p. 133] in each “blister” turret.

Vehicular weapons

Gunner (Machine Gun)

Damage Acc Range EWt. RoF Shots ST Bulk Rcl Cost LC
Browning M1919A4 7d pi 5 1,100/4,500 30.9/15.3 10! 250(5) 17M -6 2 $5,700