Dragon DRR60644 German Flakpanzer 341 Anti-Aircraft Vehicle with Side Skirts - Unidentified Unit, Germany, 1945 (1:72 Scale)
"At headquarters, where everyone lived under the tremendous pressure of responsibility, probably nothing was more welcome than a dictate from above. That meant being freed of a decision and simultaneously being provided with an excuse for failure."
- Albert Speer, "Inside the Third Reich"
During 1944, design work on a 3.7cm Flakzwilling turret was assigned to Vereinigte Apparatebau AG, a subsidiary or Rheinmetall Borsig. In a series of detailed drawings dated May 1944, they outlined their proposals for Flakpanzer 341 The designation referred to the twin 3.7cm Flak 341, which were high-performance versions of the 3.7cm Flak 43 ordered by the Marineamt in 1941
On January 13th, 1945, Wa Pruf 6 informed the designers that the Generalinspekteur der Panzertruppen had decided to cancel installation of the 3.7cm Flakzwilling 1944 in a turret on the Panther chassis because the firepower in relation to the weight of the vehicle was far too low. Therefore, design was work was stopped despite the project's advanced stage
This early Flakpanzer design never advanced much furtherexcept in terms of Dragon Armors superb new 1/72 scale model that shows it in fully finished form and with an intriguing camouflage scheme! Now in stock!
Length: 4-3/4 inches
Width: 2 inches
Release Date: February 2013