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U.S. M1A2 Abrams 120mm Gun Main Battle Tank

The M1 Abrams, the worlds strongest tank, has undergone step-by-step modification since its commission by the US military in 1980. The M1A2 evolved from the M1A1HA, and features Intervehicular Information System (IVIS) and Commanders Independent Thermal Viewer (CITV). Kit features A2 turret comes with CITV and new style vision block.

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About the M1A2 Abrams

The M1 Abrams, officially commissioned by the US military in 1980, was designed totally different from previous post-WWII US military tanks. Although fitted with the same 105mm cannon as the M60, the M1 was powered by a gas turbine engine and was fitted with spaced armor. Planned to be commissioned by the US military over a long period, the M1 was designed with future reforms in mind. In 1984, the M1A1 was developed with a 120mm smooth bore cannon, and a further variant the M1A1HA was later developed featuring depleted uranium armor. This then led to the M1A2, which was fitted with Intervehicular Information System (IVIS), Commanders Independent Thermal Viewer (CITV) turret and new style vision block. The M1A1HA and the M1A2 both played significant roles in Operation Iraqi Freedom, being deployed by land forces as well as the Marine Corps as they moved toward Baghdad.

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Recommended paints for this kit:

  • X-10..- 10ml Gun Metal
  • X-11..- 10ml Chrome Silver
  • X-12..- 10ml Gold Leaf
  • X-14..- 10ml Sky Blue
  • X-18..- 10ml Semi Gloss Black
  • X-19..- 10ml Smoke
  • X-23..- 10ml Clear Blue
  • X-27..- 10ml Clear Red
  • X-3..- 10ml Royal Blue
  • X-31..- 10ml Titanium Gold
  • XF-1..- 10ml Flat Black
  • XF-15..- 10ml Flat Flesh
  • XF-56..- 10ml Metallic Grey
  • XF-57..- 10ml Buff
  • XF-60..- 10ml Dark Yellow
  • XF-62..- 10ml Olive Drab
  • XF-67..- 10ml NATO Green
  • XF-68..- 10ml NATO Brown
  • XF-69..- 10ml NATO Black

(T35269)

SKU T35269
Barcode # DOESNOTAPPLY
Brand Tamiya
Shipping Weight 0.6300kg
Scale 1/35
Material Plastic
Nationality American

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