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    Russian T-62 Mod.1960 01546

    The proportional model:1:35
    Browse the number:8000

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    Product introduction:

       The T-62 was originally conceived as a companion weapon to the T-55, being  essentially a T-55 up-gunned with the 2A20 115mm cannon. Both the T-55 and the T-62 used the same wheels, track, engine, transmission, hatches and other fittings. The primary differences between the two vehicles were the T-62’s lengthened hull and new turret design. The new UT-5 cannon could fire its BR-5 APFSDS steel round through approximately 300mm of armour at a range of 1000 metres. This was adequate to deal with the then perceived threat of such NATO tanks as the American M48 and later models of the British Centurion. The T-62 was meant to add long range firing capability to Soviet tank regiments being placed alongside T-55s, but in the later years of its deployment it fulfilled much the same role as the T-55.

           Despite being introduced in 1960, the improved performance of its successor, the T-72, the T-62 still sees service today in many of the world’s armies, the Arab nations being the largest consumers outside the Warsaw Pact. Egypt,Iraq, andSyriahave been notable users of the T-62. Israelhas acquired a quantity of T-62s in clashes with its neighbours and has rebuilt them to IDF standards.
    Item No     01546
    Item Name     Russian T-62 Mod.1960
    Bar Code     9580208015460
    Scale     1:35
    Item Type     Static Kit
    Model Brief     Length: 286mm   Width: 95mm 
    Total Parts     490+
    Metal Parts     Gun barrel
    Photo Etched Parts     1 pc
    Film Parts     n/a
    Resin Parts     n/a
    Total Sprues     19 sprues and lower hull
    Released Date     2014-12
    More Features     The kit consists of over 490 parts
    >the kit w/refined detail
    >multi-slide moulded lower hull & turret
    >217 individual tracks links
    >photo-etched fret included