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Trumpeter 05559 1/35 Russian ZSU-57-2 SPAAG Plastic Model Kit


SKU TR05559

The ZSU-57-2 is a Soviet self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, armed with two 57 mm autocannons. 'ZSU' stands for Zenitnaya Samokhodnaya Ustanovka, meaning "anti-aircraft self-propelled mount", '57' stands for the bore of the armament in millimetres and '2' stands for the number of gun barrels. It was the first Soviet mass-produced tracked SPAAG.
The ZSU-57-2 officially entered service with the Soviet Army in 1955. The first vehicles began replacing BTR-40As and BTR-152As in the anti-aircraft batteries of tank regiments in 1957. It was first shown publicly during the military parade in Moscow on 7 November 1958.

Item No: 05559
Item Name: Russian ZSU-57-2 SPAAG
Scale: 1:35
Item Type: Plastic Model Armor Kit
Model Brief: Length: 244.9mm Width: 93.4mm
Total Parts: 540+
Metal Parts: copper cable
Photo Etched Parts: 1
Film Parts: n/a
Resin Parts: n/a
Total Sprues: 19 sprues , upper hull and lower hull
The kit consists of over 540 parts
>the kit w/refined detail
>multi-slide moulded lower hull
>186 individual track links
>Photo Etched Parts included