Rubicon Models

M274 Mule 4X4 Utility Platform Truck 280131 1/56

£16.99

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

The Rubicon Models M274 Mule is a compact and highly maneuverable utility truck used by the United States military. Originally designed for logistical support and transportation of equipment, it was frequently adapted for combat roles during the Vietnam War, where it was armed with weapons such as the M60 7.62mm NATO light machine gun, M2HB .50 caliber machine gun, and M40 106mm recoilless rifle.

Features of the Kit
Weaponry: Comes with options to outfit the M274 with weaponry typical of its Vietnam War configurations, including the M60 light machine gun and M2HB heavy machine gun.

Accessories: Includes crates, ammo cans & tubes, ration containers, and other detailed accessories to enhance realism and customization.

Driver Figure: Kit includes a driver figure, essential for completing the vehicle assembly and diorama setups.

Historical Significance
Vietnam War Usage: The M274 Mule played a crucial role in various capacities during the Vietnam War, serving not only as a utility vehicle but also as a platform for supporting infantry units with firepower.

Adaptability: Its lightweight and agile design allowed it to navigate rugged terrain, making it suitable for both logistical transport and combat operations.

Modeling and Display
Scale: Designed in 1/56 scale (28mm), ideal for tabletop wargaming and diorama displays alongside other miniature figures and vehicles.

Detail and Realism: Multi-part kit with detailed components to accurately represent the M274 Mule in various configurations seen during its service.

Educational and Collectible Value
Military History: Offers insights into the role of logistics and support vehicles in military operations, particularly during the Vietnam War era.

Modeling Challenge: Suitable for hobbyists and collectors interested in detailed military modeling and historical accuracy.

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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