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Finnish T-55 Heavy Tank

Easy Model Finnish T-55 Heavy Tank




 
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Product Code: EM35025

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Easy Model EM35025 Finnish T-55 Heavy Tank (1:72 Scale) "Nobody respects a country with a poor army, but everybody respects a country with a good army. I raise my toast to the Finnish Army."
- Soviet Premier Josef Stalin, 1948

The T-54 and T-55 main battle tanks were the Soviet Union's replacements for the World War II era T-34 tank. The T-54/55 tank series is the most produced in the world, and very widely employed, especially by former client states of the Soviet Union.

The T-54 and T-55 tanks are very similar and difficult to distinguish visually. Many T-54s were updated to T-55 standards. Soviet tanks were factory-overhauled every 7,000 km, and often given minor technology updates. Many states have added or modified tank equipment (India affixed fake fume extractors to its T-54s and T-55s, so that Indian gunners wouldn't confuse them with Pakistani Type 59s).

T-54 can be distinguished by a dome-shaped ventilator on the turret front-right, and has a SGMT 7.62 mm machine gun in a fixed mount in the front of the hull, operated by the driver. Early T-54s lacked a gun fume extractor, had an undercut at the turret rear, and a distinctive "pig-snout" gun mantlet. The T-55's new turret has large D-shaped roof panels, visible from above. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 4 inches
Width: 1.5 inches

Release Date: November 2009

Features
  • Plastic construction
  • Rotating turret
  • Elevating gun
  • Vinyl tracks
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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