U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan

U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan

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Description

U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan, längd 408 mm, bredd 177 mm, plastbyggsats.

Vietnam Campaigner
The lightweight M551 Sheridan was designed as an airliftable tank, a cutting-edge design with aluminum alloy hull and powerful 152mm gun/launcher. Work began on it in 1959, and it was officially adopted in May 1966, with 1,600 produced by November 1970. Its first taste of live action came in the Vietnam War, fulfilling both shelling and offensive roles in a punishing environment, and it would also go on to serve in the Gulf War conflict. Experience taught valuable lessons on the use of the Sheridan, and led to reinforced armor to combat land mines, while some were given a wire netting RPG screen for protection from anti-tank rockets.

About the Model
★This is a 1/16 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 408mm, width: 177mm, height (including gun shield): 186mm.

★M551 form accurately rendered in impressive size, and based upon extensive research on an actual vehicle.

★An aluminum component is used to precisely recreate the large caliber 152mm gun/launcher barrel.

★Includes photo-etched parts to recreate the front anti-RPG net, and engine grilles.

★Numerous other metal parts include drive sprockets and suspension components.

★Clear parts are employed in periscope and lights across the vehicle.

★Pre-assembled resin tracks feature soft resin depictions of rubber pads.

★Comes with a commander figure and a single marking option.

Specification

Tamiya
36213
1 Item
Specification
Scale
1:16

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