Zvezda 1/35 UAZ-469

Work on the model of the Soviet all-wheel drive vehicle UAZ-469 in 1/35 scale is in full swing by Zvezda

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A definite gottohave when it comes out.

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Nice!

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The Trumpeter kit was top class- it will be interesting to see how this compares.

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adl

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Darn, these are cool!

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Sure are

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Now I want 2 of them

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Can anyone identify the markings on the sides? They look like Slovak crosses…

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Yes they are

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Slovakian contingent in Iraq

H.P.

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Cool!
Finding the right gear might be a challenge.

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From Rob…

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I have the Trumpeter kits. If Zvezda can do better then we’re in for a treat.

Our Iraqi counterparts used them:



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I just realized that there is also a grenade launcher as well as a HMG.

Another Slovakian UAZ

H.P.

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That “hummer 4%”… :smile:
But I can imagine it would suck for the troops to have to use this kind of equipment during missions, seeing what other nations bring in.

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Like bringing a Ford Pinto to a NASCAR race…

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https://imola.motorsportreg.com/how-the-ford-pinto-became-nascars-regional-weapon-of-choice/

H.P.

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ASK decals to release a set for UAZ-469B (Expedition to Elbrus 1974 USSR Autocross)