UM OB-3 Biaxial Armored Car With Two T-26-1 Conical TurretsMilitary Kits : Ground Armor : Military Trains
- For Ages: 14+
- Assembly: Requires Glue
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $26.96
Item DescriptionArmored cars of the type OB-3 were used in USSR at the beginning of WWII with improvised materials and details. In assembling of these carriages, often were used parts of the crushed in battles light tanks. They have been constructed of metal frameworks of Biaxial 20 ton railway platforms sheathed with the (30-40) mm ordinary constructional steel by two-layer sheets. On a roof of such armored carriage were mounted two conical turrets of thank T-26-1. In each turret have been set 45mm tank gun (21-KI) and coupled with it 7.62 mm DT machine gun. Besides there were two on board DT machine guns, set in trunnion balls, one on each side. Ammunition consisted of some hundred shells and some thousand cartridges. The crew of such carriage consisted of 12-15 fighters. These armored cars were used as part of armored trans and took part in Leningrad and Moscow fights during the first months of the war.
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