Ace Military Models 1/72 BTR70 Early Production Soviet Armored Personnel Carrier Kit
BTR-70 (early production series) - is an 8x8 armored personnel carrier, it was accepted into service in 1972 and would later be exported to the Warsaw Pact and other allies. Introduced as a successor to the earlier BTR-60, it most closely resembles a BTR-60PB, both vehicles having a roof mounted turret equipped with a heavy machine gun and a secondary co-axial PKT machine gun, but with a more powerful petrol engine configuration. Designers of the BTR-70, moved side-doors below the beltline. Like the vehicle s predecessor, it is fully amphibious with minimal preparation.