BTR-80 - Soviet armored personnel carrier. Created in the early 1980s as a further development of the BTR-70 armored personnel carrier, taking into account the shortcomings of the latter identified in the Afghan war, and was intended to replace it in the motorized rifle forces. The BTR-80 entered mass production in 1984. The latest modifications of the BTR-80, equipped with reinforced weapons, are classified by many experts as wheeled infantry fighting vehicles. It was used by Soviet troops in the Afghan war, and since the 1990s it has been the main armoured personnel carrier of the Armed Forces of Russia and several other former Soviet republics and has been used in almost all major armed conflicts in the post-Soviet space. Actively supplied and exported, in total, as of 2020, the BTR-80 is in service with at least 26 Countires.
This product is a model for self-Assembly. The parts are made of durable plastic. The Assembly does not require any special knowledge or skills from you, so this model will be a great gift for both children and adult fans of Russian Military equipment. On average, it takes 1-2 evenings to build a single model. The kit contains two instructions, one for Assembly, the other for painting. Instructions are duplicated in English.
In addition, you can purchase the model along with all the paints, as well as the glue necessary for Assembly. The glue and paint are selected in such a way that you have exactly enough to glue and paint your model. Painting the model takes about 1-2 evenings. Acrylic paints are easy to handle and quickly dries, so it will be very easy to paint the model.
Acrylic paints what included in the set:
Light green №19
Blued steel №08
- Available complete set with paints and glue
- Easy to assemble
- Shipping with DHL can be expansive, because volume weight of this model is high. You can use e-packet, it's very affordable shipping (10-14 days delivery)
- Easy to paint
- Scale 1:35
- Exact model of the BTR-80
- Toluene, Butyl Acetate, Polystyrene