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M106A1 Mortar Carrier 280135 1/56

£24.85

Please note this product has a slightly longer dispatch time. It will be dispatched in 2-4 working days.

Historical Context
The M106A1 Mortar Carrier was an integral part of the US Army's armored vehicle fleet during the Vietnam War era. It was designed to provide mobile fire support with its mounted M30 Mortar (106.7mm or 4.2-inch), capable of firing from both the vehicle and dismounted positions.

Features of the Kit
M30 Mortar: The centerpiece of the kit is the M30 Mortar mounted on a turntable within the rear troop compartment. This configuration allows for firing the mortar while the vehicle is stationary or on the move, providing flexibility in combat scenarios.

Hatch Configuration: Features a three-part circular hatch over the rear troop compartment, reflecting the vehicle's operational setup for mortar deployment and crew protection.

Crew and Interior Details: Includes figures of a driver and fire support crew, emphasizing the operational readiness and crew complement typical of the M106A1. Engine and rear troop compartment details enhance the authenticity and realism of the model.

Additional Components: Comes with a standalone dismounted M30 Mortar with crew, expanding the modeling options to include scenarios where the mortar is deployed outside the vehicle.

Modeling Specifications
Scale: Designed in 1/56 scale (28mm), suitable for tabletop wargaming and historical diorama displays.

Detail and Realism: Multi-part kit with meticulous molding and detailing, capturing the nuances of the M106A1 Mortar Carrier and its role in military operations.

Educational and Collectible Value
Historical Representation: Provides insights into the tactical deployment and capabilities of the M106A1 Mortar Carrier during the Vietnam War, showcasing its role in providing fire support and battlefield mobility.

Modeling Challenge: Offers a challenging and rewarding modeling experience for hobbyists interested in military history, armored vehicles, and diorama construction.

This kit appeals to hobbyists and collectors seeking to recreate historical military scenarios, depict combat operations, or expand their collection of detailed military vehicle models with a specialized focus on mortar carriers.

Postage & Returns

Orders made before 2PM Mon-Fri will be posted same day. Orders made outside of those times will be posted next working day.

Returns accepted up to 30 days after date of purchase.

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