Italian L6-40 Light Tank
Originally developed by FIAT-Ansaldo as a private venture for export, this 6-ton light recce tank was ordered by the Italian Army. Deliveries started in 1941. Armed with a 20mm Breda Model 35 and a co-axial mg, it had a top cross-country speed of 25 Km/h.
The L6-40 served in...
Achilles Mk 1C 17pdr Tank Destroyer
The Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) M10 was standardised in the US Army in June 1942 and first saw action in Tunisia in March 1943. It mounted a high velocity 3in. gun in an open-topped turred fitted to a modified M4A2 chassis. M10s were supplied to the British and French in...
U.S. M10 Tank Destroyer (late model)
The Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) M10 was standardised with the US Army in June 1942 and first saw action in Tunisia in March 1943. It featured the high velocity 3in. (76.2mm) anti-aircraft gun M7 in an open-topped turret mounted on a modified M4A2 chassis.
During it's production...
Sherman 1 Hybrid
The M4 series was the most widely produced Allied tank of World War 2. It was not particularly well armoured, or equipped with a very powerful gun - but, it was fast, rugged, reliable, uncomplicated and simple to maintain.
The vehicle depicted in this kit was produced from mid-1944...
Pz Beob Wg III Artillery Command Tank
With the development of self-propelled, fully tracked artillery, came the need for fully tracked armoured observation vehicles. The Germans decided to utilise some of their older Panzer IIIs and between February 1942 and April 1944, some 262 Panzer IIIs of various marks were...
U.S. M36 B1 Tank Destroyer
After the invasion of Normandy, the Americans quickly discovered that the only gun they had that was capable of defeating the heavier German armour was the 90mm anti-aircraft gun, M1. Installed in an open-topped turret on the M10A1 chassis, this vehicle became the M36 Tank Destroyer.
U.S. M4 A3 (105) Howitzer Tank
The main reason for the large number of marks of Sherman (M4 through M4A6) was the constant shortage of engines. There were never enough of one type to enable production to be standardised.
Vehicles armed with the US 105mm howitzer, M4A3 (as here) and M4 (CLASSIC kit 956) were used by...
Panzer IIIJ FKL ( BIV Control Tank)
The B IV Schwere Ladungstrager was a fully tracked vehicle (CLASSIC kit 965 or Restricted Issue kit IR-19) designed to carry and lay a demolition charge alongside of a static target. The charge was then detonated remotely once the vehicle had withdrawn to a safe disctance. ...
17pdr Firefly Mk 1C
At the time of the Normandy landings, Fireflies were the only British tanks capable of taking on the German Tigers and Panthers on anything approaching equal terms. Initially issued on the basis of one-per-troop, they gradually became available in increasing numbers.
R.M. Centaur IV 95mm C.S
An essential feature of Leyland's A27 cruiser tank design was the Rolls Royce Meteor engine, an adaptation of the famous Merlin aero-engine. However, due to initial shortages of the Meteor power plant, an interim version powered by the Liberty engine of the Crusader was produced. Liberty powered...