Tamiya - 1/16 1944 Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 w/Full Op Kit

Manufacturer: Tamiya Product Code: 56035


56035 1/16 1944 Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 with full option kit

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$1,450.00

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The Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 was developed to overthrow the German Tiger I. The JS-2 was put into production in the latter half of WWII in December 1943 and had a long, powerful 122mm gun as well as superior mobility. From August 1944, modifications, including the removal of the hatch from the frontal armor, were carried out to achieve greater defensive ability. The JS-2 produced in the Chelyabinsk Kirov factory (ChKZ) had a distinctive one-piece cast rounded front section. The JS-2 showed great strength in the frontlines but also in anti-tank battles, and it greatly contributed to the victory at the end of the Great War.The Tamiya 1/16 scale radio control replica faithfully reproduces all the intricate details and functions of the full size subject with the use of its various control systems to simulate recorded sounds and turret/gun movements. Whether you are building the JS-2 as a large static model or fighting battles with your friends the JS-2 will compliment anyone's collection of Tamiya's 1/16 R/C tanks.

The front-mounted gearbox contains two Type 380 motors that can operate together or individually to produce forward/reverse running and pivot turning. Metal torsion bars and suspension arms combine with the wide tracks to smoothly absorb bumps and dips in the terrain and provide high maneuverability. In addition, realistic engine sounds accompany the tank as it starts up, drives, and stops to idle. Hull-mounted main gun can be elevated, depressed, and swung to the left and right.

Requires

4 channel radio system
7.2V battery pack and charger
Model paint and brushes
Glue and building tools
8 x AA batteries