The FV432 APC is the most numerous British Post War AFV, designed by GKN as a 'Battlefield taxi' for infantry, similar to, but better protected and mobile than the American M113. The basic APC nicknamed 'Trojan', was produced between 1963 and 1971 and can carry a full section of infantry in addition to the two man crew.
With the introduction of Warrior, the FV432 ceased to be used as an APC, but still serves in many units. many hundreds' served in the Gulf War of 1990-91 and many still serve today in all British Army theatres of operation.
This all resin 1/35th scale model kit designed by Jon Bottomley depicts a Mk-2 (Diesel engine) version. The model model features extensive internal detail, opening hatches & doors, tools and smaller fittings.
A simple to use etched brass fret for the delicate head-lamp guards and other fittings is also included, as is a comprehensive set of full colour decals with a variety of markings and registrations. Full colour printed instructions are included as standard.
Completed model dimensions (approximate)
1:35th scale is the universal scale of choice for serious and dedicated Military Modelling enthusiasts as it results in the best value combination of cost and detail. Models that are large enough to accurately depict all intricate detail but not so large that they take up too much display space in a typical house. All the major military model kit producers in the world work in 1:35th scale allowing modellers to mix, match, combine and convert all manufacturers products together to create almost every combination of equipment imaginable.
If you do not have a particular "Scale loyalty" then please take time to look carefully at the considerable benefits of working in 1/35th Scale.
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