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and is no longer available.List price: $39.99You pay: $27.99(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Italeri ModelsStock Number: ITL 6520Scale: 1/35View all products of type "BMP IFV/APC"
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The BMP-1 has been, for several years, the most common armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) of the Soviet Army. It entered in active service in the early '70s. BMP-1 was characterized by the use of innovative technical solutions. It had a low profile shape with a good level of protection and was armed with a conical turret equipped with a 73mm main gun and a ramp capable of firing wire-guided anti-tank missile mounted on gun mantlet. The BMP-1, in addition to the crew members, could carry an infantry squad formed by eight fully equipped soldiers. The BMP-1 was widely used by Soviet Union and Russia, Warsaw Pact members, Middle East and African countries, participating in a relevant number of conflicts and civil war including Afghanistan, the Iran-Iraq war, the first and the second Gulf War.