Rubicon Models

PT-76/PT-76B Soviet Amphibious Light Tank 280129 1/56

£21.99

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

Product Description
The Rubicon Models PT-76 is a Soviet amphibious light tank that was introduced in the early 1950s. It quickly became the standard reconnaissance tank for the Soviet Army and other Warsaw Pact armed forces. The PT-76 was notable for its amphibious capabilities, making it suitable for river-crossing operations and reconnaissance missions.

Features of the Kit
Build Options: The kit allows modelers to build either the PT-76 or PT-76B variant of the tank.

Optional Parts: Includes choices for muzzle brake and trim board configurations, providing customization options for historical accuracy or variant representation.

Armament Options: Optional inclusion of a DShK 1938 heavy machine gun (HMG) allows for different armament configurations.

Crew: Comes with crew figures to enhance the authenticity of diorama setups or gaming scenarios.

Usage and Historical Context
Role: Primarily used in reconnaissance and fire-support roles due to its light and agile nature.

Export: Widely exported to various countries and used in conflicts beyond the Soviet Union, demonstrating its versatility and reliability.

Educational and Collectible Value
Military History: Provides insights into Soviet tank development and Cold War-era reconnaissance strategies.

Modeling Detail: Designed in 1/56 scale (28mm), suitable for tabletop wargaming and diorama displays with other miniature figures and vehicles.

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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