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The Russian Moving Fortress
  Tamiya is proud to release the 1/16 scale R/C assembly kit of the Russian heavy tank KV-2 which terrified German forces during WWII. The dynamic form of the KV-2's rectangular turret has been accurately reproduced, and accessories such as the tow cables and tool boxes highlight its superb exterior details. Many metal parts have also been incorporated with the chassis to ensure high durability. In addition to forward/reverse running and left/right turning, the tank also features realistic barrel and hull recoil actions when firing the main gun. The front machine gun also features muzzle flash effect and firing sounds, while both the headlight and taillight are controllable as well. The Full Operation Set (Item 56029, Japan market only) conveniently includes a 4-channel transmitter, 7.2V battery, and a battery charger. Add the separately available Battle System and you can even have mock battles with other similarly equipped Tamiya R/C tanks.

【 Realistic Mobility 】
  Rear-mounted pre-assembled gearbox features Type 380 motors for plenty of power. Metal parts such as the lower hull, suspension arms, and drive sprockets ensure durability. The suspension is just like that on an actual KV-2 and features metal torsion bars and pre-assembled resin tracks to absorb terrain undulations. In addition, the DMD Control Unit T-08 features a special low-speed setting which enables slow lumbering movements for even greater realism.

【 Main Gun Firing 】
  During main gun firing, the barrel-mounted LED flashes, firing sound roars from the onboard speaker, and the turret recoil unit and drivetrain gearbox work in conjunction to produce realistic barrel and hull recoil movement.

【 About the KV-2 】 
The Russian KV-2 heavy tank was developed to break up Finnish strongholds at the Mannerheim line during the Winter War in 1939. Its giant rectangular turret was mounted on the KV-1’s hull and was armed with a 152mm howitzer which could fire shells of various types of ammunition, including special armor-piercing shells to attack concrete pillboxes. They were deployed in the summer of 1941 to counter the German invasion of Russia, and there was a famous episode where a single KV-2 blocked the German advance for several days. The KV-2 was feared by German soldiers, who called it “Gigant (giant)” as a mark of respect.

【Specifications 】 
●Length: 443mm, Width: 210mm, Height: 205mm, Weight: 3600g
●Metal parts for chassis, suspension arms, and drive sprockets ensure high strength and durability.
●Aluminum gun barrel and photo-etched radiator grilles included.
●All actions accompanied by realistic sounds, especially the engine sounds, which were digitally recorded from the actual 38.8 liter V12 diesel engine at the Kubinka Tank Meseum in Russia. The speaker is installed onto the chassis center to emit realistic sounds. 
●DMD Units included.

【 Separately Required Items 】 
●4-channel Transmitter 
●Battery pack and charger 
●8xR6/AA/UM3 Batteries for


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