This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The Leopard (or Leopard 1) is a main battle tank designed and produced in West Germany that first entered service in 1965. In 1980, a research program was undertaken to study further improvements to the Leopard 1, providing it with a completely modern fire control system and fully effective night/bad-weather vision system. The resulting Leopard 1A5 was based on 1,225 vehicles of the Leopard 1A1A1 model. Kit features detailed exterior, one-piece lower and upper hull, nylon cord for cable, separate engine deck, detailed side skirts, mirror film is provided for the rear view mirror, rich details on the EMES15 gunner's primary sight, hatches can be built open or closed, double pin workable tracks and movable suspension, 2-piece gun barrel, mantlet cover and mantlet are provided for gun position, ammo hatch, MG3 machine gun, stowage baskets, smoke grenade launchers, separately molded on-vehicle equipment, handles, clear and photo etch parts.
Decals and color reference for (3) vehicles:
- Armor School German Federal Armed forces
- 2nd Company 183rd Panzer Battalion German Federal Armed Forces Boostedt 1990s
- 5th Company 74th Panzer Battalion German Federal Armed Forces Altengrabow 1990s