1:35 Japan Ground Self Defense Force TYPE 16 Maneuver Combat Vehicle - TAMIYA

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Japan Ground Self-Defense Force units began receiving the eight-wheel Type 16 Maneuver Combat Vehicle in 2017; it is expected to form a central part of the Rapid Deployment Regiments called for in a mobile Japanese defense policy. It certainly fits the bill, with a top speed of 100km/h thanks to a 570hp engine, and can utilize public highways as well as being airlifted. The distinctively modern turret is equipped with spaced armor and a domestically designed L/52 105mm rifled gun, working in conjunction with an advanced fire control system.

THE KIT:

  • Length: 241mm, width: 85mm.
  • This accurate rendering of the Type 16 is based on extensive research of the actual vehicle.
  • Authentically captures the modern silhouette with 105mm gun.
  • Features crisp molding on fine details such as non-slip surface textures.
  • Rubber tires have highly realistic tread pattern.
  • An accurate depiction of the complex suspension features steerable front two axles moving in unison.
  • Clear parts are used for lenses, periscope and more.
  • Two torso figures recreate commander and gunner.
  • Four marking options include the Armored Division at JGSDF Fuji School.