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1/72 Neubau-Fahrzeug Nr.2, Versuchsfahrzeuge, Norway 1940


Manufactured by: Dragon Armour

SKU: DRR 60598
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    Product Description
    Features:
    - Static, pre-assembled, pre-painted model made of both diecast AND plastic.
    - Fully detailed AND historically accurate.
    - historically accurate colors AND markings

    Germany's first attempts at creating a heavy tank commenced in the early 1930s. Known as the Neubau-Fahrzeug (New Construction Vehicle), it was not a success, however. Slow-moving and boasting multiple turrets, it was ill equipped for the type of rapid, mobile warfare that blitzkrieg tactics required. For this reason, only five Neubau-Fahrzeug heavy tanks were built by Rheinmetall-Borsig (Rh-B). The first two prototypes were manufactured in 1934 out of mild steel so they were not suitable for combat. However, the three subsequent 25.8-ton armored tanks built in 1935 were shipped to Oslo in April 1940 and participated in the invasion of Norway. The latter trio featured a 3.7cm KwK L/45 cannon and 7.5cm KwK L/24 main gun set side by side in a turret designed by Krupp.

    • Manufactured by: Dragon Armour
    • SKU: DRR 60598
    • Package Weight: 240g
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