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1/35 British MBT Challenger 2-(Desertised)

Manufactured by: Tamiya Models

SKU: TM 35274
Price: AU$70.95

US$47.75;  €42.57
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    Tamiya presents the British Challenger 2 MBT to the Military Miniature Series, further adding to the 1/35 scale MM Iraq series of models. Great to build and compare with previously released British MBT including the Centurion (89555), Chieftain (35068) and Challenger 1 (35154) or other vehicles active in Iraq such as the U.S. M1A2 Abrams (35269).

    About the Challenger 2

    Compared to the Challenger 1 MBT that saw service during the Gulf War, the Challenger 2 features improved second generation Chobham armour capable of withstanding armour piercing and shape charge rounds. The fire control system was updated with the latest digital technology, including a panoramic Commander's sight with built-in laser rangefinder and a thermal gunner's sight. The 120mm L30 rifled main gun provides improved muzzle velocity and accuracy, and enables the Challenger 2 to discharge armour piercing, HESH, smoke and depleted uranium rounds. Special modifications to tanks deployed to Iraq included reactive armour added to the front, composite armour on the sides, a special cover to reduce exhaust heat, canvas skirts to reduce dust ingestion, Commander's Independent Thermal Viewer (CITV) and Combat Identification Panels (CIP).
    Scale 1/35
    Construction type Assembly kit
    Photo-etch parts Not included
    Decals Included
    Special feature 1 Overall length=334mm, Overall width=115mm
    Special feature 2 Accurate replication of Challenger 2 tank including new turret and 120mm 55 caliber smoothbore main gun.
    Special feature 3 Moveable parts include main gun and CITV.
    Special feature 4 Features new accurately replicated tracks and wheels.
    Special feature 5 CITV and gunner's sight lens cover can be assembled opened or closed.
    Special feature 6 Transparent parts used to replicate gun sight lens, headlights, tail lights and rotating light.
    Special feature 7 Commander and loader half-body figures and 3 sets of markings included with kit.
    Special feature 8 Accessories to accurately replicate Iraq version including canvas skirts and CIP included.

    • Manufactured by: Tamiya Models
    • SKU: TM 35274
    • Package Weight: 640g
    • 2 Units in Stock
    • Code: [P-02L-4]

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