BMP-1

£3.00

Soviet Infantry Fighting Vehicle deployed in 1967. It was first used in combat in the 1973 Yom Kippur war by Egypt and Syria with mixed results. It gave infantry armoured transport and close support with it’s unique 73mm GROM gun and longer range tank defence with the Sagger missile system. To keep the vehicle amphibious the armour had to remain very thin. Crew 2+8 passengers. This has been developed into the BMP-2&3 but the original is still in use around the world

Description

Unpainted white metal kit, requires some modelling skill. Caution contains lead and small parts not suitable for young children

Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg
Dimensions 4.5 cm