Tamiya British MBT Challenger 2 (Desertised)Military Kits : Ground Armor : Armored Tanks
- For Ages: 12+
- Assembly: Requires Glue
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $53.69
Item DescriptionCompared to the Challenger 1 MBT that saw service during the Gulf War, the Challenger 2 features improved second generation Chobham armor capable of withstanding armor 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 armor piercing, HESH, smoke and depleted uranium rounds. Special modifications to tanks deployed to Iraq included reactive armor added to the front, composite armor 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).
Specs & Features
* Overall length=334mm, Overall width=115mm
* Accurate replication of Challenger 2 tank including new turret and 120mm 55 caliber smoothbore main gun.
* Moveable parts include main gun and CITV.
* Features new accurately replicated tracks and wheels.
* CITV and gunner's sight lens cover can be assembled opened or closed.
* Transparent parts used to replicate gun sight lens, headlights, tail lights and rotating light.
* Commander and loader half-body figures and 3 sets of markings included with kit.
* Accessories to accurately replicate Iraq version including canvas skirts and CIP included.
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