The Panzer-Kompanie (Fkl) 315 was formed on 6 July 1943 and equipped with 10 StuGs as control vehicles. In June 1944 became the second company of Panzer-Abteilung (Fkl) 302.

The "(Fkl)" in the name was for "Funklenk", a reference to the radio-controlled demolition vehicles used.


Oberleutnant von Abendroth

Sources used

Markus Jaugitz - Die Deutsche Fernlenktruppe (2 vol)
Thomas L. Jentz - Funklenk Panzertruppen (in AFV NEWS, Sept-Dec. 1986, Volume 21, No.3)
Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Kjell Svensson - Tyska radiostyrda pansarfordon (in Pansar #4/1997)

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