1/35 Leopard 1A5/C2 Main Battle Tank (No.2004)
The German Leopard 1A5/C2 Main Battle Tank is finally available in injection plastic in 1:35 scale, and can be built either as the Leopard 1 A5 or the Leopard C2 (2 in 1)! This highly detailed static model kit contains 343 precision injection styrene parts in green, 648 parts in black for the cement-free workable tracks, 2 clear lenses, 16 Photo-etched brass, 20 poly caps, braided copper wire for the tow cables, and water-slide decals. Markings are available for 4 individual vehicles, 2 for each of the 2 variants: For the Leopard 1 A5 we have a vehicle serving in 2nd Company, 74 Panzer Battalion, German Army and another serving in 2nd Company, 131st Tank Regiment, Italian Army, KFOR, Peace mission in Kosovo, 2000; For the Leopard C2 we have a vehicle serving with 2nd Troop, B Squadron, Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) and '34A'- 'C' Squadron, The Royal Canadian Dragoons, 2 Canadian Brigade Group, Exercise Resolute Warrior, Wainright, Alberta, 2003. Special features include workable tracks, rotating wheels & working torsion bar suspension, optional position hatches, the gun travel lock is workable, and a bonus figure of a sniper smoking where he stands with his rifle. This model kit requires assembly, and cement & paint are not included. Recommended for ages 14 & up.