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The Sturmtiger (English: Assault tiger) was a German assault gun designed by the Altmärkische Kettenfabrik (Alkett) in 1943-1944. Only 18 full-production models were built. It was a modified superstructure fitted with a 380mm naval rocket launcher built on Tiger I's chassis, designed for urban warfare, and as such was comprised of thick 150mm frontal armor and 82mm rear armor.
The Sturmtiger is a vehicle featured in Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, as a tank issued to the Wehrmacht and the German Elite Forces. Only one player can drive the vehicle and they control all of its weapons.
Its armament consists of an main cannon and a co-axial machine gun. It does not have a turret like other German tanks, therefore its cannon can only move around a few degrees on its own, otherwise the tank must rotate itself. Its cannon is extremely powerful, and is equal to the projectile of a destroyer or a defgun, similar to the T95.
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— In-game description
The Sturmtiger is featured in Battlefield V, first appearing in the Battlefield 5 Official Reveal Trailer. The vehicle can be called into battle by Squad Leaders as part of the Squad Reinforcement system for the German Empire for 20750 points. Compared to the Tiger I, the Sturmtiger is equipped with a highly destructive 380mm cannon which will tear through buildings and enemies with the heaviest drop of all tank shells in the game. The tank also possesses the longest reload time, exceeding the typical heavy tank reload time, and also has improved frontal protection, at the cost of limited gun traverse. It can also carry up to three other passengers, with the left and right seats composing of coaxial machine guns, and the top seat composing of an integrated grenade launcher, which has been tweaked to be fired indefinitely with a quick reload per shot.
The Sturmtiger also comes pre equipped with Zimmerit, aiding survival versus users with dynamite. The player commandeering the Sturmtiger also has the option to fire off two flares into the air, aiding with spacial awareness, alongside to have the ability to fire off a smoke screen for retreating when needed.