Hasegawa Military 1/72 M1E1 Abrams Tank Kit
Originally developed by Chrysler Defense and now produced by General Dynamics, the M1 Abrams is one of the most technologically advanced tanks in the world. Equipped with the latest in armor technology that includes the "Chobham armor" and more recently, "depleted uranium armor" and fitted with a M68A1 105 mm rifled main gun capable of firing a wide variety of ordinances, the M1 is no doubt one of the deadliest modern tank in the world. In addition, the Honeywell AGT 1500 gas turbine power plant allows the M1 Abrams to travel at speeds up to 45 mph, which is outstanding for a tank weighing close to 70 tons. This Hasegawa 1/72 scale assembly kit depicts the M1E1, which is an up-gunned version of the M1 fitted with a M256A1 120 mm smoothbore gun developed by Rheinmetall AG of Germany. Model kit features: Rotating turret with elevating gun. Road wheels and suspension arms are molded as one piece. Multi-segment tracks. Tank commander figure. Decals for 1 U.S. Army version.