Soviet SU-185M Tank Destroyer – DRAGON 6415

Dragon

Réf: 6415

Scale: 1/35

Topic: Soviet SU-185M Tank Destroyer

 

A kit from the brand DRAGON Models the "Soviet SU-185M Tank Destroyer".

Dragon has now released a Premium Edition model of the SU-85M. Produced to an accurate 1/35 scale, the kit contains many upgraded parts such as photo-etched components for intricate pieces (for example, spare-track tie-downs, fuel tank straps, and engine louvers and grills), plus a metal gun barrel. For sheer convenience, there are Magic Tracks too. What makes this kit even more versatile is its 2-in-1 nature, for it permits either an SU-85M or an SU-100 Early Production vehicle to be built. Thus, alternative parts such as fenders, gun barrels and gun shields are all included in the box. This Premium Edition kit builds upon the vehicle’s earlier success and offers modelers even more than before!

Source: DRAGON 6415

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Advance To Kharkov 1942 – DRAGON 6656

Brand: Dragon

Ref: 6656

Scale: 1/35

Subject: Advance To Kharkov 1942

Barcode: 0 89195 86656 1 Case Pack: 48 Pieces Per Master Carton Box Size: 6.4″ x 10.2″ x 1.5″

The city of Kharkov, the Soviet Union’s third largest city, was the site of three heated battles during WWII. The city in southern Russia was initially captured by attacking German forces in 1941. In 1942 it was the object of a failed Soviet offensive, and then it changed hands twice in 1943 before being finally regained by the Red Army in August. In the course of these battles, 70% of the city was destroyed. Dragon has released a new set of 1/35 scale figures that relate to the so-called Second Battle of Kharkov in May 1942. The Soviets launched an offensive against the German 6th Army to recapture Kharkov, but German forces successfully countered it and cut off Soviet troops with a bold pincer movement. More than 200,000 Soviet troops were killed or captured in the “Barvenkovo mousetrap” near Kharkov, amounting to a huge debacle for the Red Army. Dragon’s new box of figures represents four German soldiers during this decisive battle of 1942. It shows soldiers preparing to move forward to join the battle in the vicinity of Kharkov, and they wear typical uniform and paraphernalia relating to this period of 1942. Three of the figures wear standard Wehrmacht uniforms, while the fourth member of the party belongs to a Luftwaffe ground unit. They carry a variety of weapons, including a gunner with an MG34. Around his neck is slung a pair of drum magazines for his weapon. Indeed, all their weapons and personal equipment are produced to Gen2 standard. While the figures are linked directly to the Kharkov fighting, they still remain versatile enough to be used in a multitude of other settings as well. Thus, these finely posed figures are readymade for a creative German vignette.

4 Figure Set from DRAGON Models Advance To Kharkov 1942

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Sd.Kfz.167 StuG.IV Early Production w/Zimmerit – DRAGON 6576

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Sd.Kfz.167 StuG.IV Early Production w/Zimmerit

Scale : 1/35
Réf : 

6576

Subject : 

Sd.Kfz.167 StuG.IV Early Production w/Zimmerit

A kit from DRAGON Models the Sd.Kfz.167 StuG IV Early Production w/Zimmerit.

This new 1/35 plastic kit depicts an Early Production variant of this tank destroyer. Based on the previously issued Item No. 6420, it is accurately tooled and detailed. What makes this item remarkable is the inclusion of Zimmerit on the vehicle. This special paste was added to vehicle hulls to prevent magnetic mines from adhering. To properly render this Zimmerit coating, all the relevant parts such as the fighting compartment superstructure, glacis, hull sides and fenders have been retooled. The coating is finely rendered, and it will save modelers hours of numbing work trying to reproduce this texture themselves using putty. This kit thus comes with a fine combination of engineering quality and time-saving convenience!

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