The standard 8 ton Halftrack made by Krauss- Maffei has designation Sd.Kfz. 7 mitteler Zugkraftwagen 8t. A medium German towing vehicle, an artillery tractor. The Sd.Kfz. 7 is a standard German Halftrack. The version with the Quadruple 2 cm Anti-Aircraft gun has the Sd.Kfz, 7/1 designation. Around 800 vehicles with the Quadruple 2 cm Anti-Aircraft gun were produced during the war.
The anti-aircraft gun was a 2 cm Flakvierling 38 L/65, this Quadruple 2 cm gun has a combined rate of fire of 1400 rounds/ minute. Each gun has a separate cartridge with 20 shells. Its maximum range was 5780 meters but its effective range was 2200 meters.
The 8 ton halftrack with 2m quadruple gun came in two versions, one with an open cabin the other with a closed armored cabin and engine. The armored cabin is shown on the photos.