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1/35 Scale JGSDF Light Armored Vehicle Iraq Unit (Finished Model)
Click to enlarge Protecting the Humanitarian Assistance Mission
In 1997, the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) began development of a new high-mobility light armored transportation vehicle with the versatility to face new missions in a changing world. First deployed in 2002, the JGSDF Light Armored Vehicle has a capacity of 4, is capable of top speeds of 100km/h, and is light enough to be carried by helicopter or transport aircraft. The gun mount on the roof can be fitted with a 5.56mm MINIMI machine gun or Light Anti-Tank Guided Missile. Tamiya's model depicts a vehicle deployed to Iraq as part of Japan's Humanitarian Assistance Mission.
About the Model: Fully painted and pre-assembled model of the JGSDF Light Armored Vehicle used in Iraq, with all markings applied. Accurately depicts vehicle used in Iraq including reinforced bulletproof windshields, wire cutters, rotational armored cover around the gun mount and markings featuring Arabic. Die-cast chassis for extra weight. Comes on base with name plate for easy display. Overall length: 128mm

(ITEM 21025)