1/600 Scale Modern Russian 2S25 Sprut-SD Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer x10.
2S25 Sprut-SD Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer
- 10x Russian 2S25 Sprut-SD Self-Propelled Tank Destroyers
The 2S25 Sprut-SD
: 2С25 «Спрут-СД»; 2S25 "Kraken-SD") is a self-propelled tank destroyer
or light tank
developed and manufactured by the Russian defence company, Volgograd tractor factory
joint stock company to meet the requirements of the VDV
In mid-2001, the Volgograd tractor plant revealed that the development of the 2S25 lasted several years.
The Sprut-SD is designed to defeat tanks, hard-skinned material and enemy manpower by airborne and amphibious landing forces, as well as by specially designated units of ground forces. Its main armament, the Sprut anti-tank gun
, is capable of firing APFSDS
This allows the 2S25 to be as powerful as a main battle tank and as maneuverable and amphibious as airborne infantry combat vehicles. The 2S25 can be used by units of ground forces and naval infantry as a light amphibious tank. Currently, the only operators of the 2S25 are the Russian airborne troops with 24 of these vehicles in service.
The Republic of Korea
and the Indian
military have expressed interest in acquiring the 2S25 Sprut-SD.
Some part cleanup will be necessary. The 3D printing process uses a waxy substance to support certain part features during the printing process. Although the parts are cleaned by Shapeways, some waxy residue may remain. It can be safely removed with water and a mild aqueous detergent like "Simple Green" using an old, soft toothbrush, Q-tips or pipe cleaners. During the printing process, liquid resin is cured by ultraviolet light. Microscopic bits of resin may remain uncured.
Let your parts sit in direct sunlight for a few hours to fully cure the resin.
Water-based acrylic paints meant for plastics is strongly recommended. Other paints, especially enamels, may not cure on Frosted Detail 3D-printed plastics.
Use dedicated model sprue cutters to remove parts to minimise the risk of damage to parts.
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