The Tiran 5 was the Israeli-modified version of the Russian T-55 tank, and was used by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) from the late 1960s until the start of the 1980s. Constantly modified throughout its service, many were fitted with the 105mm M68 gun. Even after it was retired from IDF service, the Tiran 5 continued to see action in various guises in a number of countries across the world.
The Tamiya model assembly kit faithfully captures all the details and nuances in 1/35 scale and will make a fine addition to anyone model kit collection.
Length: 252mm, Width: 96mm. The model captures the powerful form of the Tiran 5, complete with modified main gun, additional M2 geavy machine guns, crew machine guns and mortar mount on the left side of the vehicle. Realistic storage box on turret’s right side,water tanks and other detailed auxiliary equipment add precision to the model. Comes with commander and loader torso figures (2 total), and markings to recreate the tank in its 1980 form.
This is a scale plastic model kit, assembly required. Paints and glue not included.