In addition to the infrared searchlight, the Chieftain has a laser rangefinder integrated in the gunner’s sight. The laser rangefinder was quite advanced at that time. To the left of the laser range finding sight, there’s a muzzle reference system used for better accuracy of firing. MENG uses the co
The Chieftain turret has many interesting features. The most eye-catching one is the long barrel of the 120mm L11A5 L/55 tank gun. MENG uses vinyl material to replicate the mantlet tarp so that the main gun can be elevated and lowered
After the scanning of the real vehicle and the measuring of details, the development of the Chieftain has reached the most important stage. MENG designers need to collect, classify, verify and integrate a large number of measurements, drawings and photos, and use them to create a model. For model de
Just like the Centurion tank and Conqueror tank, the Chieftain tank used a cast turret. However, the turret didn’t have a mantlet. The turret front was more inclined and its shape looked quite unique. This turret became an important mark of the Chieftain tank.
In November 2012, MENG went to UK for the first time and showed new releases in the IPMS (UK) Scale ModelWorld. As one of the most influential hobby shows in UK and even in Europe, the Scale ModelWorld attracts a large number of modellers every year.
Since the start of MENG’s MOST LIKED Monthly On-line Model Contest, MENG has seen popular response from global modellers who love MENG model kits.
The Uralvagonzavod (Уралвагонзавод，shortened as УВЗ) located Nizhny Tagil, Russia was established in 1936 and it’s one of the largest tank manufactures in the world. It has manufactured numerous famous tanks like T-34, T-54/55, T-62, T-72 and T-90. Now, it has become the "Open Joint Stock Company “R
On September 4, 2015, the day after the China's inspiring V-Day Parade, MENG held the “Pursuing Excellence” New Product Announcement in Beijing.
Last August, MENG announced the 1/35 scale Russian 9K72 Scud-B Mobile Tactical Missile System plastic model kit, which attracted many modelers.
MENG invites all MENG fans to participate in the on-line model contest held on MENG's Facebook. You can show your works here, find more friends and win attractive prizes.