fw190 Cockpit Armour?

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  1. von hahn

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    Hi all!

    A quick question-I was wondering, did the FW190A come standard with rear cockpit armour (ie the armour to the rear left and right of the pilot), or was this only a feature on Sturmbock 190s? Would a standard 190A-6 or A-8 have had this armour?

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    Here is the standard armour set for Fw190A.

    5. the windshield 50mm armoured glass.
    8. a back of pilot seat - armoured plate 8mm
    9. armoured plate behind a pilot's back - 5mm
    10 two armoured plates mounted to the cross-section no.5 - 5mm
    11 armoured plate behind a pilot's head - 12mm ( 20mm for A-8/R8 )

    In addition.... A-8/R7 and A-8/R8 had mounted the armoured basis of the windshield -15mm, two triangular armoured plates of 4mm on both sides of the windshield basis, the horizontal panel in front of the basis - 4mm.Two 30mm armoured glasses of the windshield sides.
    For sturmbocks there were added two armoured plates outside of the cockpit - 5mm and 30mm armoured glasses on the slided cockpit conopy.
     

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