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TRUMPETER

1:35 Soviet JS-2M Heavy Tank - Early - TRUMPETER

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The Iosif Stalin tank (or IS tank, named after the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin), was a heavy tank developed by the Soviet Union during World War II. The tanks in the series are also sometimes called JS or ИС tanks. The heavy tank was designed with thick armour to counter the German 88 mm guns, and sported a main gun that was capable of defeating the German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing a heavy high-explosive shell that was useful against entrenchments and bunkers. The IS-2 was put into service in April 1944, and was used as a spearhead in the Battle for Berlin by the Red Army in the final stage of the war.

THE KIT:

  • Length: 270mm Width: 89mm
  • Over 360 parts
  • Metal gun barrel included
  • Multi-slide moulded lower hull and turret
  • Photo-etched parts included