ACE-72140 1/72 T-54 Soviet Main Battle Tank model kit
The T-54 was developed by the Morozov design bureau at the Uralvagonzavod (Urals Rail-car Factory) in Nizhni Tagil, best known for its earlier efforts on the legendary T-34 of World War 2. The T-44 was closely followed by the T-54 which introduced two key improvements, a new 100mm gun and a new transmission. The T-54 itself was plagued with teething problems, mandating; series of improvements which eventually culminated in the classic T-54A in 1951. The T-54 is the most widely produced member of this tank series, with some 35,000 built in the USSR 5 500 in Polant and Czechoslovakia, and over 16,000 of the Type 59 denvative in the PRC.
Ace 1/72 T-54 Soviet Main Battle Tank model kit. Pic.1