The Iosif Stalin tank (or IS tank, named after the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin), was a heavy tank developed by theSoviet Unionduring World War II. The tanks in the series are also sometimes called JS or tanks.
The heavy tank was designed with thick armour to counter the German88 mmguns, and sported a main gun that was capable of defeating the German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing a heavy high-explosive shell that was useful against entrenchments and bunkers. The IS-2 was put into service in April 1944, and was used as a spearhead in theBattleforBerlinby the Red Army in the final stage of the war.
Item No: 05587
Item Name: Soviet JS-1 Heavy Tank
Item Type: Plastic Model Armor Kit
Width: 200 mm
Total Parts: 360+
Metal Parts: copper cable
Photo Etched Parts: 1 piece
Total Sprues: 21 sprues , lower hull , upper hull and turret
-the kit w/refined detail
-multi-slide moulded lower hull and turret
-photo-etched parts included
This is a scale plastic model kit, assembly required. Paints and glue not included.