Rubicon Models

8.8Cm Flak 36/37 AA/AT Gun With Sdah 202 & Crew 280069 1/56

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The Rubicon Models 8.8cm FlaK 36/37 AA/AT Gun with SdAh 202 model kit represents the iconic German 88mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun used extensively during World War II. Here’s a comprehensive overview of its features, historical context, and specifics of the model kit:

Historical Background
Versatile Design: Originally designed as an anti-aircraft gun, the 8.8cm FlaK 18 evolved into the improved FlaK 36 and FlaK 37 variants. Known for its accuracy and firepower, it gained fame as a formidable anti-tank weapon due to its high muzzle velocity and effective armor-piercing capabilities.

SdAh 202 Carriage: The innovative SdAh 202 carriage facilitated rapid deployment and firing. It allowed the FlaK gun to be used in a limited anti-tank role while mounted on its wheels, crucial for the mobile tactics of blitzkrieg warfare.

Armament and Crew: Equipped with both early-war plastic gun crew figures in Heer (Army) uniforms, the kit includes options for additional crew members available separately. The crew is depicted in action, loading and operating the gun with historical accuracy.

Product Features
Scale: 1/56 (28mm)
Detailed Construction: The model kit includes parts to build either the FlaK 36 or FlaK 37 variants, highlighting interchangeable components and historical accuracy.
Functional Elements: The gun barrel can rotate and elevate, simulating operational flexibility. Movable outriggers and the ability to mount/dismount the gun from the SdAh 202 carriage add to the realism of the model.
Accessories: Comes with new and spent AA/AT shells and ammo crates, enhancing the diorama possibilities and depicting realistic battlefield scenarios.
Historical Accessories: Includes equipment such as targeting indicators and ammunition loading mechanisms, reflecting the operational complexity and functionality of the original gun.
Detailed Crew Figures: The kit provides detailed plastic figures in Heer uniforms, depicting gunners in various action poses, contributing to the authenticity of the scene.
Assembly and Display
Painting and Detailing: Allows for customization in painting and weathering techniques, enabling modelers to replicate historical camouflage patterns and battle-worn appearances.
Educational Value: Ideal for enthusiasts and collectors interested in World War II military history, offering insights into the technical and operational aspects of German artillery.
Conclusion
The Rubicon Models 8.8cm FlaK 36/37 AA/AT Gun with SdAh 202 model kit combines meticulous historical research with detailed modeling options, appealing to hobbyists, collectors, and historical enthusiasts alike. With its functional components, detailed crew figures, and accessories, it offers a dynamic portrayal of a pivotal weapon in German military history.

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