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1/35 Military Miniature Series No.303
Russian Heavy Self-Propelled Gun JSU-152
Item No:35303

Length: 258mm. Image shows finished model.

Beast Killer
In the latter half of WWII, in order to counter German tanks, the Russian army used the JS-2 heavy tank's chassis to create the JSU-152 heavy self-propelled gun. It featured improved armor protection and a simple superstructure which housed a massive ML-20S 152mm howitzer. They officially entered combat in the summer of 1944 during Operation Bagration, where Russian soldiers gave it the nickname Zveroboy (beast killer) due to its ability to destroy Tiger I and Panther tanks. The JSU-152 proved its effectiveness against both tanks and fortifications all the way to the Battle of Berlin and greatly contributed to the Russian victory.

About the Model
★1/35 scale plastic assembly kit of the Russian JSU-152. Length: 258mm, Width: 92mm. ★The dynamic form of the tank along with its 152mm howitzer has been realistically reproduced. ★Mantlet and front hull feature realistic cast metal surface texture. ★Hatch can be assembled in either open or closed position. Loader's hatch is movable. ★Realistic separate type resin tracks and belt type tracks included. ★Photo-etched engine grilles enhance realism. ★4 types of markings included.

Packaging


■The JSU-152's fearless form is accurately reproduced. Kit includes belt type tracks and link type resin tracks which feature a realistic sag effect.

■Commander and loader torso figures are also included. Highly detailed anti-aircraft machine gun provides a great presence.

■Realistic cast metal surface texture on mantlet, steel plates, and other hull details are richly reproduced.



Unknown unit, Berlin, May 1945
Painting and marking example.
Main Tamiya Colors required:TS-28 Olive drab 2, XF-2 Flat white, XF-56 Metallic grey


The information on this page is current as of December 7, 2009. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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