|1:35 Scale unless otherwise stated
- AZI10045 VESPA TAP w/M-20 75mm recoilless gun
The Vespa TAP is an Italian scooter modified to carry a US M20 75mm recoilless gun which was used in the 1950s by French Airborne forces (Troupes aéroportées, or TAP). It was produced by ACMA, a licensed assembler of Vespa in France, in 1956 and 1959; about 800 of these scooters were built and some saw action during Algerian war.The VESPA TAP would be dropped by parachute, accompanied by a two-man team. the system was designed to be fired separately from the scooter as the gun was mounted on a tripod.The "Bazooka Vespa" was a relatively cheap solution to provide fire support to Airborne troops. the kit is finely cast in resin including a little set of photoetched parts designed to detail the saddle,front light protection, ammo containers frame & straps,etc. A section of aluminium tube is included for M20 gun .
- AZI10046 PEUGEOT DK5J SANITAT
By spring 1940, Peugeot car company submitted to French army a prototype of sanitary vehicle developped on DK5 chassis but this vehicle was not retained by the military staff; after the Armistice, the germans always in needs of military vehicles, requested Peugeot to put into production the DK5 ambulance with little modifications from original project. AZIMUT model is based on kit of DK5J Pickup with new parts to assemble an ambulance body; interior is fully detailed and includes a figure of wounded soldier on stretcher; additionnally 3 sets of photoetched parts provide details for exterior and interior of the vehicle.
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