Soviet IT-1 Missile Tank
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The IT-1 was a Soviet cold war missile tank based around the hull of the T-62. The tank fired specially designed 3M7 Drakon missiles from a pop-up launcher. It saw very limited service between 1968 and 1970. The large deadzone around the tank created by the missiles' minimum range combined with the limited amount of ammunition carried made it unpopular with the military. Additionally the 520 kilograms of guidance equipment needed for the missile was impractical. Eventually they were converted into recovery vehicles.
- multi-directional slide molded lower hull w/fine details
- New tooled upper hull with good clean crisp surface
- multi-slide molded turret with fine detail
- 217 individual track links E8
- photo-etched parts for engine cover grill