French Light Tank R35

    French Light Tank R35

    Plastic kit from TAMIYA, for the assembly of a French French Light Tank R35 of WW II, in 1/35 scale.

    TAM35373
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    Plastic kit from TAMIYA, for the assembly of a French French Light Tank R35 of WW II, in 1/35 scale. Includes sprues with plastic parts, assembly instructions and decals.

    The Renault R35, an abbreviation of Char léger Modèle 1935 R or R 35, was a French light infantry tank of the Second World War. Designed from 1933 onwards and produced from 1936, the type was intended as an infantry support light tank, equipping autonomous tank battalions, that would be allocated to individual infantry divisions to assist them in executing offensive operations. To this end it was relatively well-armoured but slow and lacking a good antitank-capacity, fitted with a short 37 mm gun. At the outbreak of the war, the antitank-role was more emphasized leading to the development and eventual production from April 1940 of a subtype with a more powerful longer gun, the Renault R40. It was planned to shift new production capacity to the manufacture of other, faster, types, but due to the defeat of France the R35/40 remained the most numerous French tank of the war, about 1685 vehicles having been produced by June 1940.

    Scale
    1/35
    Era
    WWII
    Nationality
    France
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