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- Vietnam War Gulf of Tonkin after the incident that took place in 1964, the United States is a full-scale military intervention, ended up ever-intensifying. It was the M48 Patton tank American soldiers who fought in the front line that had received a great deal of trust. It was passed down to M48 to development from 1952 as the successor vehicle name of Patton tanks begins M46 tank that is formality into 1949, and, to the M47 in 1951, production began.
- M48 design has been a major overhaul is equipped with a suspension that has been improved and new turret. Engine also employs a diesel engine of America's first tank from M48A3 type that is formality into September 1963. And suppress the fire at the time of the hit and up Kozokuryoku, reliability I improved.
- It is equipped with a 43 caliber gun 90mmM41 the main gun. It was equipped with a 12.7mm heavy machine gun M2 is the vehicle length for cupola. Was thrown into Vietnam in May 1965. Thereafter, M48 tanks of 600 cars or more is deployed, the Vietnam war to play an active part in such as infantry support. It was the main battle tank that supposed to gain the trust of soldiers high enough to be said to go home to live if you get on this tank at the forefront of Vietnam.
[About a model]
- Based on the kit of M48A3Mod.B are well received as a high-level kit maker of Japanese design staff, to reproduce the M48A3 which became the basis for many types of variation. Kit was research until every detail carefully based on the actual vehicle coverage the difference between Mod.B when modeling.
- Body and turret casting skin and a unique curved shape has also been reproduced with the utmost care using slide mold technology. Representation of the casting skin is the finish with a profound feeling of familiar models Mod.B. In addition, I was reproduced to emboss the casting number on the turret. New and reproduce the canvas made mantelet cover of turret Botate in this model. I will further enhance the reality of the finish.
- M48A3 for searchlight parts that characterize the turret is still set new, I will accurately reproduced realize the unique atmosphere of the M48A3. In addition, headlight parts very different image of new parts of course. Modeling firmly its shape.
- Fenders left and right also accurately reproduces the difference in the new parts in the body parts. It is the appearance and suspension road wheels of the finish with a three-dimensional impression made up of multiple parts and Commanders cupola set with transparent parts to periscope any new parts other than, and sprocket wheel,, M48 of popularity is more comprehensive.
- Of course separately, fun scene of production also climax modeling of center type of M48 Patton. Than the making of the M48A3Mod.B on sale already in addition, the collection is also recommended.
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