M60A1 with ERA (Explosive Reactive Armor)

  • Model: TAK2113
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  • Manufactured by: Takom


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Takom 1/35 M60A1 with ERA (Explosive Reactive Armor)

After undergoing modernization efforts in the ‘70s to prolong its service life, the upgraded M60A1 with ERA was developed. The M60A1s were fitted with add-on explosive reactive armor (ERA) packages that added to the M60A1's progression of the larger turret with armor improvements and running gear along with a stabilization system for the main gun, these served the USMC until the arrival of the Abrams sometime after the US Army.
This tank served as the main battle tank of the Marine Corps for the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, U.S. forces. During Operation Desert Storm in 1991, these vehicles and their crews supported the drive into Kuwait City where they were involved in a two-day tank battle at the Kuwait airport with the loss of only one vehicle and no crew to a land mine. They saw service with the United States Marine Corps and the Saudi Arabian Army.
  • All New Tooling
  • All hatches can be posed open or closed
  • One Piece tracks
  • Photo Etch & clear parts provided
  • Markings of four different tanks

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