The South African military began the development of the "Oliver" type 1 tank in 1976. The "Horn" tank was developed on the basis of the "Hundred Captain" tank. Many major improvements have been made in artillery, engines, suspension devices, and fire control systems. From 1976 to 1978, a total of three prototypes were made and extensive troop use tests were conducted. The stereotyped "Horn" type 1 tank is called the "Horn" 1A main battle tank. Oliver, or Oliver, means "a horn made of ivory," and "horn" or "ivory horn" is its abbreviation.
Item No 83897
Item Name South African Olifant MK1B MBT
Item Type Plastic Model Armor Kit
Model Dimension Length: 274.5mm Width: 99.4mm
Total Plastic Parts 500+
Total Sprues 11 sprues , upper hull , lower hull and turret
Chromeplate Parts n/a
Resin Parts n/a
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts 1 piece
Film Accessory n/a
Released Date 2018-07
More Features The kit consists of over 500 parts
>the kit w/refined detail
>multi-slide moulded turret , upper hull and lower hull
>photo etched parts included
>individual track links
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