1/35 Infantry Tank Matilda Mk.III/IV "Red Army"

Tamiya - 1/35 Infantry Tank Matilda Mk.III/IV

This kit updates the popular British Matilda (Item 35300) with parts to recreate a Soviet-spec Matilda. Britain supplied the Soviet Union with more than 1,000 Matildas under the auspices of the "Lend-Lease" policy during WWII. Sporting a 2-pounder gun and armor up to 78mm on the front, and offering a top speed of 24km/h, the Red Army deployed it with an infantry support brief. Later Red Army Matildas were given updated tracks and bogie skids in place of return rollers in order to help them cope with the punishing conditions.

Features:

-1/35 scale plastic model kit of Matilda Mk.III/IV "Red Army"

-Length: 164mm, width: 72mm

-Heavyweight form of the Matilda is captured with aplomb

-Updated Red Army track type, bogie skids and side skirts are faithfully recreated

-Slit-less locker hatches on the hull front are Red Army Matilda spec

-Assembly type tracks use individual links

-2 crew torso figures

-2 marking options

-Various turret slogans also recreated