U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan (Vietnam War) (2019) 1/35

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U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan (Vietnam War) (2019) 1/35

This is a brand new addition to the legendary Tamiya 1/35 scale Military Miniature Series, recreating the M551 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (AR/AAV).

The M551 was designed as airdrop capable armor with wading capabilities, a key concept as the U.S. took on the role of global policeman post- WWII. With an aluminum hull and rolled steel turret, it weighed just 15 tons, but had impressive firepower in the shape of the M81 152mm gun/launcher, which could fire standard rounds and MGM-51 Shillelagh missiles.

The M551 was in service with active units from 1968 to 1996, and saw action in the jungles of Vietnam.

About the Model
• This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 185mm.
• The form of the lightweight M551 and its powerful M81 gun is captured with aplomb.
• With parts depicting Vietnam War M551s such as large smoke dischargers and M113 gun shield.
• Slide molding was used on various upper hull accessories for great detail with fuss-free assembly.
• With movable driver’s hatch.
• Comes with 3 realistic figures in action pose, and 2 marking options.
• With an engrossing additional text (in English, German, French and Japanese) based on correspondence with a U.S. commander who actually used an M551 during the Vietnam War.

More Features on the new 1:35 U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan (Vietnam War)

  • Accurate depictions of 12.7mm machine gun, M113 shield and optional rear armor plate.
  • Fine detailing abounds on the rear, with depictions of tools and the engine deck.
  • Numerous accessories such as ammunition cases and jerry cans add an extra air of realism.
  • Highly realistic tracks, plus a mesh depiction of the anti-RPG net on the bow.
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  • Brand: Tamiya
  • Availability: Non-stock item (1-4 weeks)
  • Product Code: TA35365
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