This redesigned version of the amphibian support vehicle LVT-(A) 1 was developed for the American Marines. In the course of numerous actions during the Pacific Campaign, the Marines became aware of the need for a vehicle more heavily armed than its predecessor which had a 37mm cannon. This improvement was necessary to better counteract the Japanese fortifications and tanks which grew in number as the War progressed.
Equipped with a new tower housing a short 75 MM howitzer, this vehicle was widely used in the battles for the conquest of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
The Italeri range of kits are manufactured from tough styrene plastic and provide a high level of scale detail.
Material: Styrene Plastic
Please Note: Paints, adhesives and cutting tools are not included.