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1/35 Scale - British Universal Carrier MkII, European Campaign

$22.50

  • Model: TAM35175
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: TAMIYA


The Universal Carrier Mk. I, and the improved Mk. II came into being about 1940. The Universal Carrier had an open top crew compartment on each side of the engine compartment, and a lightly armored superstructure. The Ford V-8 cylinder engine put out 85 brake horsepower and provided a 48km/h of top speed. Armament and stowage were varied according to its mission, but most typically, it carried a Czech designed .303 inch Bren light machine gun (modified and manufactured by Enfield), plus some other small arms. With its high mobility and adaptability, the Universal Carrier proved satisfactory throughout the conflict, from the African desert to the European campaign.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 20 December, 2014.