Trumpeter 09574 Soviet BTR-152K1 APC 1/35


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The BTR-152 was a six-wheeled Soviet armoured personnel carrier , built on the chassis and drive train of a ZiS-151 utility truck. It entered service with a number of Warsaw Pact member states beginning in 1950, and formed the mainstay of Soviet motor rifle battalions until the advent of the amphibious BTR-60 series during the 1960s.

BTR-152s were available in several marks, and were manufactured in large numbers for the Soviet military and export. Late production models utilized automotive components from the more reliable ZIL-157 truck. Three primary variants of the BTR-152 appeared between 1950 and 1959: the base armoured personnel carrier with a single pintle-mounted 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun, an unarmed command vehicle with a higher roofline, and an anti-aircraft variant armed with a ZPU-2 mount. BTR-152s could carry a single infantry squad each, or specialist weapons teams along with their mortars and anti-tank equipment. In Soviet service, a number were also deployed as artillery tractors.

BTR-152K (1959) – Received an armoured roof with three big hatches on top of it, two of which opened to the right over the troop compartment, an internal tires pressure regulation system and a filtering/ventilating system. The weight of the vehicle has increased, the crew went down from 2+18 to 2+13.

Scale 1:35
Model Brief Length: 194.3mm Width: 66.3mm
Total Parts 380+
Photo Etched Parts 1 piece
Total Sprues 10 sprues and tires

More Features The kit consists of over 380 parts
>the kit w/refined detail
>The main tyres are hollow rubber with very good tread pattern
>Photo-etched parts included

Plastic model kit requires glue and paint to complete (not included)



Additional information

Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 39 × 25 × 7 cm