This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.
The Iosif Stalin tank (or IS tank, named after the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin), was a heavy tank developed by theSoviet Unionduring World War II. The tanks in the series are also sometimes called JS or N? tanks.
The heavy tank was designed with thick armour to counter the German88 mm guns, and sported a main gun that was capable of defeating the German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing a heavy high-explosive shell that was useful against entrenchments and bunkers. The IS-2 was put into service in April 1944, and was used as a spearhead in theBattleforBerlinby the Red Army in the final stage of the war.
The kit consists of over 360 parts - the kit with refined detail - multi-slide moulded lower hull and turret - photo-etched parts included