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Accepted into service in 1937, the A9 was the first of the Cruiser tank series with 125 built. Used by the 1st Armd. Division in France in 1940, they also saw action in the Western Desert...Illustrated model painted by Dan Taylor and using DTM transfers.
Introduced in mid '44, a total of 665 were built and saw action in NW Europe and later with other armies, notably the Egyptians. ...
....the Grant ARV Mk.I was produced to allow recovery of damaged AFV's in hostile conditions. A task previously undertaken by heavy Trucks. It proved a success and became the forerunner to a number of ARV's, seeing extensive service in N. Africa, Sicily and Italy....
Following the success of the Grant ARV, it was decided to utilize unit vehicles as ARVs.
From February 1942, Churchill Mk.I and Mk.IIs were converted into ARVs. The turret was replaced with a shallow cylindrical structure and an anti-aircraft mount with twin Bren .303 light machine guns.
During recovery operations, an A-frame jib was mounted on the front, supported by a length of high-tensile cable affixed to the hull behind the forward hatches. As there was no powered winch, a manually-operated block and tackle or chain hoist was fitted to the jib.
They saw service in Tunisia, Sicily & Italy before being replaced in mid-1944 by the custom built Mk.II version.
Please note: The chain seen on out prototype model is available separately from our Accessories Range (SKU: ACC106).
This model depicts the Churchill Armoured Recovery Vehicle Mk.II which was a purpose built vehicle with a full array of tools and equipment including dismountable jibs and an earth spade. Introduced in 1944, it superseded the Churchill ARV Mk.I. They saw extensive service in NW Europe.
A turned brass barrel complete with muzzle brake is available separately (See Related Products below).
The illustrated model was painted by Paul Provan.
This model depicts the famous flame thrower tank using converted Churchill Mk.VII hulls with an armoured fuel trailer carrying 400 gallons of fuel.... Painted model by Paul Provan using Milicast Figure set 19.
Our model represents the ubiquitious Armoured Bulldozer based on the splendid American Caterpillar Company vehicle and modified by the British Army R.E.M.E ... Illustrated model painted by Dan Taylor using DTM Figures. The painted model shown above was by Chris Hughes.
This model represents the Sherman Mk. V Duplex Drive tank some time after the Normandy landings when there has been time to remove the propellers and the canvas surround...
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This model represents the Mk.V DD Tanks as they were used operationally in the British & Canadian Landings on D-Day and in the Rhine crossing. This highly detailed kit consists of the complete tank with all of the waterproofing modifications plus all the the DD equipment.
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This model represents the Mk.V DD Tanks, with their flotation screens in the lowered position as they were used operationally in the British & Canadian Landings on D-Day and in the Rhine crossing. A replacement brass turned 75mm barrel is available separately. This model is also very suitable for use with Accurate Armour's superb 1/76 scale LCT4.
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This model of a Sherman ARV I, on the Mk.III (M4A2) chassis with Deep Wading Trunking and waterproofing is as it would have appeared either as loaded onto a Landing Craft or in the initial stages of deployment on D-Day.
This model of a Sherman ARV I, on the Mk.V (M4A4) chassis with Deep Wading Trunking and waterproofing is as it would have appeared either as loaded onto a Landing Craft or in the initial stages of deployment on D-Day. This vehicle comes fully stowed with a full array of the recovery equipment. The ARV Mk.I on the Mk.III chassis but without the deep wading equipment, and with the boom avaiable to be built in the raised position, is available as kit UK120. The ARV Mk.I on the Mk.V chassis without deep wading is available as UK79 and with deep wading as kit UK121.