The BMP-1 is a Soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle. BMP stands for Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty , meaning "fighting vehicle of infantry" . The BMP-1 was the world's first mass-produced infantry fighting vehicle (IFV).:
It was a revolutionary design combining the properties of an armored personnel carrier (APC) and a light tank. The Soviet military leadership saw any future wars as being conducted with nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, where unprotected infantry would soon be either killed or incapacitated by radiation or chemical and biological agents. A vehicle like the BMP would allow infantry to operate from the relative safety of its armored, radiation shielded interior in contaminated areas and to fight alongside it in uncontaminated areas. It would increase infantry squad mobility, provide fire support to them, and also be able to fight alongside main battle tanks.
Item No : 05555
Item Name : Soviet BMP-1 IFV
Bar Code : 9580208055558
Scale : 1:35
Item Type : Static Kit
Model Brief : Length: 191mm Width: 85mm
Total Parts : 460+
Metal Parts : gun barrel
Photo Etched Parts : 1 piece
Film Parts : n/a
Resin Parts : n/a
Total Sprues : 11 sprues , upper hull , lower hull , turret and track links
Released Date : 2012-09
More Features "The kit consists of over 460 parts
>the kit w/refined detail
>multi-slide moulded lower hull , upper hull:
>180 individual tracks links:
>Photo Etched Parts & Metal gun barrel included"

(TR05555)

SKU TR05555
Barcode # 9580208055558
Brand Trumpeter
Shipping Weight 0.5200kg
Scale 1/35
Material Plastic
Nationality Russian

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