GERMAN MAIN BATTLE TANK LEOPARD 1 A5

Leopard 1 A5 MBT was upgraded from Leopard 1 A1A1 by West Germany to rival the latest Soviet tanks in 1980s. It’s the last mass-produced upgraded version of the Leopard 1 family. Leopard 1 A5 MBT is installed with a modern fire-control system, so it can use seven kinds of rounds, and its maximum firing range is up to 4000 meters. The upgrade also includes the addition of turret add-on armor, introduction of APFSDS rounds and modification of the hydraulic system of running gear and NBC protection system. In 1987, Leopard 1 A5 entered service in German Army. It’s exported to Canada, Greece and Italy. 

 

KIT INFO

This 1/35 scale TS-015 German Main Battle Tank Leopard 1 A5 plastic model kit precisely presents the features of German tanks. TPE turret add-on armor is as realistic as replicated the real thing and all its mounting bosses are accurately reproduced; clear periscopes and lights are provided; hatches, including the ammunition loading port, can be built open or closed; holes on the side-skirts are realistically represented; cement-free workable double-pin tracks are easy to assemble; the workable tracks and movable suspension make the model more interesting; two precision PE frets of different thicknesses are provided for different details; three paint schemes are included.
Length: 270mm  Width: 97mm

  • The model perfectly reproduces the exteriors of the real vehicle.

  • There are detailed ice cleats on the front hull. Bright decals are attractive.

  • TPE turret add-on armor realistically replicates the real thing.

  • The storage baskets behind the turret are precisely reproduced. The hatches can be made open or closed.

  • The gun shooting simulator is perfectly reproduced.

  • A realistic PE engine mesh cover is included.

  • The accurately casted exhaust port has precise details.

  • Cement-free workable double-pin tracks are easy to assemble; the workable tracks and movable suspension make the model more interesting.

  • This kit contains green, black and clear sprues, PE parts, mirror film and a decal sheet.