Israeli Tank M51 Upgraded Model Kit


Israeli Tank M51 Tamiya Model Kit

 

M51 Model kit upgraded Sherman, Israel Forces. Release March 2017.

M51 Model kit upgraded Sherman, Israel Forces. Release March 2017.

 

Upgraded M51 Tank is a new Tamiya model kit version of the famous Sherman tank operated by the Israel Defense Forces.

Israel Defense Force M4A1 Sherman tank upgraded with HVVS suspension and armed with a powerful French 105mm CN-105-F1 gun. Kit includes crisp exterior features, cast texture upper hull and turret, well rendered running gear (multipart bogies, sprockets and idlers), T80 pattern vinyl track lengths, integral turret counterweight, turret-mounted M2 machine gun, smoke grenade dischargers, intricate muzzle brake, separately molded hatches and on-vehicle equipment, tow cable cord, 3/4 figure tank commander and torso figure loader.

 

Details of the M51 turret

Details of the M51 turret

 

Decals and painting reference for 3 Israeli tanks:

  • 810236T from an unknown unit during 1967;
  • 813093T from the 14th Armor Brigade, Ariel Sharon ‘Bison’ Division during June 1967
  • 812235T from an unknown unit in 1973.

This new model kit #25180 pairs Tamiya’s model of the Israeli M51 with photo-etched parts from the renowned aftermarket parts maker Aber. in particular, detailed parts such as M2 heavy machine gun barrel add a highly impressive layer of realism to an already-detailed model kit.

This kit is released on March 2017: M51 Upgraded Sherman Tank

Some other Israel Defense Force Tanks are available in model kits at 1/35 as follows:

 

 

1:35 Israel MBT Merkava MK. 3D Late LIC

 

Israel Achzarit Late Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier Model Kit

IDF Merkava ARV Vehicle Model Building Kit

 

 

1/35 Israeli Merkava Main Battle Tank

 

1/35 Israel Defense Forces infantry set

IDF Israel Defense Forces heavy infantry vehicle

 

 


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