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Military 1:48

1:48 Avro Dambuster Grand Slam

SKU: 300061111

1:48 WWII Jp.Mitsub.A6M5/5a Zero Fighter

SKU: 300061103

Article number: 300061103 Product: 1:48 WWII Jp.Mitsub.A6M5/5a Zero Fighter

The Mitsubishi A6M Zero was the Japanese Navy’s main fighter throughout the course of WWII. In the latter half of the war, the Model 22 was refined to create the Model 52 to counter new U.S. aircraft such as the P-38 Lightning and F4U Corsair. It featured 50cm shorter wings with rounded wingtips, individual exhaust pipes and top speed of 565km/h. A6M5a was produced with a larger capacity (125 rounds) belt-type cannon ammunition system in February 1944. The Model 52 first saw action during the closing stages of the Solomons campaign in the autumn of 1943 and went on to fight in the skies above the Marianas, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, as well as Japan itself, until the end of the war.

This is a 1/48 scale assembly plastic model of the Mitsubishi A6M5/5a Zero Fighter.
★Length=190mm, Width=229mm
★Zero fighter’s elongated proportions from nose to tail and the exquisite engine cowling are all accurately reproduced thanks to a complete measurement of the actual plane.
★Highly detailed cockpit and main landing gear well parts.
★Choice of an up or down flaps, as well as open or closed cowl flap.
★A6M5a with belt-type cannon ammunition system can be recreated. Differences from the A6M5 such as wing panels, spinner and wooden drop tank are highly detailed.
★3 types of markings are included.
★In addition to a sitting pilot figure, 4 different types of standing pilot figures are included.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1/48 JGSDF Type 16 MCV

SKU: 300032596

Article number: 300032596 Product: 1:48 JGSDF MCV Type 16 (8x8) (1)

This scale model assembly kit recreates the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Type 16, which reached units beginning in 2017. An 8-wheel vehicle, the JGSDF classify it as a Maneuver Combat Vehicle (MCV), a highly mobile and well-armed vehicle intended to provide supporting fire and take on enemy armor as a part of rapid response units. Its domestically designed L/52 105mm rifled gun is a low-recoil piece with perforated muzzle brake and a fire control system to enable accurate firing on the move. Rolled steel turret and hull employ modular and spaced armor estimated to be able to survive frontal hits from 20-30mm class guns and portable anti-tank weapons. Thanks to its 570hp engine, the 26-ton Type 16 has a top speed of around 100km/h and significant range; it looks set to provide a major boost to JGSDF units as its rollout continues.

• 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 176mm, width: 63mm. Model has a dedicated parts breakdown for a hassle-free build without sacrificing accuracy.
• An accurate rendering is based upon extensive research of the actual Type 16, authentically capturing the modern silhouette with a moving depiction of the 105mm gun.
• Features crisp molding on details such as non-slip surfaces, plus multi-piece machine gun and mount.
• The 8-wheel suspension is depicted in style, with fixed wheels. Elastomer tires have a realistic tread pattern.
• Decals are included to recreate periscope openings and muzzle brake perforations.
• Comes with one commander figure and two marking options.

1:48 WWII Ger.Tank II Ausf.A/B/C F.C.

SKU: 300032570

Article number: 300032570 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger.Tank II Ausf.A/B/C F.C.

In the mid 1930s, the German military pushed the production of tanks. The Panzer I designed as a training tank, did not have the adequate performance, so a light tank was needed to full the gap until the Panzer III could be introduced. Therefore, the German Ordnance Department issued a request for a new training tank that could be used for combat. In the end, MAN was chosen in 1934 to produce the Panzer II, a compact 4.8m long, 2.2m wide design with a three man crew. The 8.9 ton tank featured a 2cm Kwk 30 L/55 cannon and 7.92mm machine gun in the turret, 15mm armor protection for turret and hull front, leaf spring suspension, and a 140hp Maybach HL 62 TRM engine matched with a ZF SSG46 transmission, which gave it a 40km/h top speed. The Ausf. A was produced from 1937, followed by the Ausf. B and C, which were difficult to distinguish from each other visually. About 1,100 Panzer tanks were produced by April 1940, and due to delays with the Panzer III, they were immediately issued as the Panzer divisions' main tank for the invasion of Poland in September 1939. Based on lessons learned on the battlefields of Poland and, in May 1940, France, improvements such as extra armor and a turret cupola were added, and the Panzer II went on to serve in North Africa and Russia in front line and liaison and reconnaissance duties until the end of 1943. Afterwards, they were used to police occupied territories and the chassis was also adapted for use as the basis for various self-propelled gun designs.

1:48 Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf.D Halftrack (2)

SKU: 300032564

Article number: 300032564 Product: 1/48 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf.D Halbkette (2)

Of the many variables that take affect any conflict, supply and mobility are the most pressing.Germany realized this very early and developed a number of vehicles for this purpose,including the Sd.Kfz 251 half-track. This machine became the centerpiece of their mechanized corps throughout WWII. The half-track could drive on difficult terrain and could easily tow various kinds of trailers and cannons. The Ausf.D was designed for ease of production and various types were produced, including those equipped with wireless radios and gun turrets. However, the basic version was the troop carrier which seated 12and came armed with two MG42 machine guns. The half-track could be seen at every front and had an on-road top speed of 53km/h and a 300km operational range.

Length: 126mm, Width: 48mm. As there were many variations of the Ausf.D, this 1/48 assembly kit model of the GermanMtl.SPW. Sd.kfz 251/1 Ausf.D Schutzenpanzerwagen depicts a personnel carrier. Parts such as the interior and undercarriage have been accurately reproduced with less parts for easy assembly. The included assembly type tracks have a realistic sag effect. A commander figure wearing a winter uniform and a soldier figure carrying a MG42 machinegun on his shoulders are included. (Total 2) Accessories such as the Panzerschreck, grenade cases, infantry equipment and so onare also included in this set. Three kinds of decals depicting Normandy and the Eastern front units are included.

1:48 WWII Ger. 20mm Flakvierling 38 (4)

SKU: 300032554

1:48 WWII US Light Tank M8 Greyhound (1)

SKU: 300032551

Article number: 300032551 Product: 1:48 WWII US Light Tank M8 Greyhound (1)

The release of this armored car as part of Tamiya's 1/48 MM series opens up many opportunities for modellers. Its long service history with many different armed forces around the world means this model can be placed in a large variety of diorama settings.

About the M8 Greyhound

Originally designed to meet a requirement for a fast tank destroyer, the M8 was a lightly armored 6X6 vehicle armed with a 37mm main gun and coaxial 30 caliber machine gun in its open turret, and a 50 caliber machine gun on a flexible mount. Newer tank designs soon made the 37mm gun obsolete as an anti-tank weapon, but the vehicle's speed was useful for reconnaissance duties so it was used primarily in that role by the Allied forces in WWII. The M8 then went on to serve in the Korean conflict and French Indochina, and updated versions can still be found in service today in a few corners of the world.

About the Model

1/48 scale assembly kit of the U.S. M8 Light Armored Car Greyhound. A number of pre-sculpted parts help recreate the complex suspension system while keeping the number of parts down for ease of assembly. Open top turret allows viewing of internal details such as the main gun breech. Parts of the chassis are made from die-cast metal, giving the model a realistic sense of volume. 1 figure and 2 sets of markings are included. Perfect for posing together with other 1/48 U.S. AFVs and figure sets.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:48 WWII Ger.Truck Krupp Protze w/8Fig.

SKU: 300032534

1:48 WWII Citroen CV11 Staff Car

SKU: 300032517

1:48 WWII Ger.Sd.Kfz.181 Tiger I Ausf.E

SKU: 300032504

Article number: 300032504 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger.Sd.Kfz.181 Tiger I Ausf.E

Answering the requests from AFV fans all around the world, Tamiya is proud to introduce our first amazing tank to the 1/48 scale Military Miniature Series. And what tank could be more appropriate than the awesome Tiger I?! In a size that sits comfortably in the palm of your hand, this is a must have for all diorama fanatics and AFV collectors.

For our first tank release there was no looking past the Tiger I. One of the most sophisticated and best engineered WWII tanks, the Tiger I saw action across all fronts and remains one of the most popular builds amongst AFV modelers. Lining this beautifully detailed model with other 1/48 scale WWII vehicles or aircraft and you will feel the true size and refined power of this amazing war machine.

About the Tiger I

Towards the middle of WWII, the Wehrmacht was hard pressed on two fronts, facing tough fighting against the superior Soviet T34 and KV-I tanks in the East, and retreating in the face of the Allied offensive in North Africa. But in late 1942, German units were assigned a powerful new war machine that far surpassed the Panzer III and Panzer IV tanks: the Tiger I. Equipped with the awesome 88mm main gun, 100mm thick armor at the front, 80mm armor on the sides, and a 650hp Maybach engine, the Tiger I is widely considered to be the most powerful and sophisticated tank of its time. Henschel produced over 1,300 Tiger I heavy tanks during the period of the war, ranging from initial production to modified late production models. The approximately 200 models produced from November 1942 to June 1943 are characterized as early production models. Distinctive features of early production Tiger I tanks include the large cylinder shaped cupola with a smoke discharger and pistol ports on the turret. The Tiger I first saw action against the Soviets near Leningrad, and went on to serve with distinction on the Eastern, Western, Italian and African fronts, gaining the fear and respect of

1:48 WWII Ger. Kettenkrad m. Goliath

SKU: 300032502

Article number: 300032502 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger. Kettenkrad m. Goliath

Following the release of the Kubelwagen as the first model in the 1/48 scale Military Miniature Vehicle (MMV) series, Tamiya introduces the second amazing release, the Kettenkfraftrad. This is a fabulous complete display kit featuring Kettenkfraftrad with an infantry cart, a demolition vehicle and many other great accessories on a tiny 1/48 scale. Model can be enjoyed by itself or combined with one of our fantastic 1/48 scale aircraft for a diorama display.

About the Kettenkraftrad (Infantry Cart & Goliath Demolition Vehicle)

Kettenkraftrad: Featuring three forward and one reverse gear the Kettenkraftrad was used as a transportation vehicle, a power generator, a communications vehicle, towing vehicle etc. Capable of towing up to 4 tons it was widely used to tow artillery and equipment, as well as aircraft when used by the Luftwaffe. Infantry Cart: A lightweight cart that could be easily towed by just two men, a horse, a motorcycle or a Kettenkraftrad. The infantry cart was used all throughout WWII, displaying superior versatility and practicality. Goliath: The Goliath was a remote control operated self-detonation vehicle. An 800m-long cable enabled remote control access to far away targets and remote detonation of its 60kg load of explosives.

About the Model

1/48 scale high quality plastic model of the Kettenkraftrad as used during WWII Overall length of Kettenkraftrad: 64mm Set includes accurately detailed Goliath demolition vehicle and infantry cart Includes loads of accessories such as two types of grenade launchers, fuel drum, jerrycans, ammunition boxes, rifles and 1 uniformed driver figure 5 sets of markings to reproduce both the Germany army or Luftwaffe vehicles.

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