1/700 Scale Modern LAV-600 Tank Destroyer.
Contains 10 highly detailed tanks.
LAV-600 Tank Destroyer
- 10x US LAV-600 Tank Destroyers
The Cadillac Gage Textron LAV-600
is an American light armored 6×6 wheeled vehicle, derived from the LAV-300
. Developed by Cadillac Gage
as a private venture, the LAV-600 offers superior firepower and mobility to the LAV-300, normally being equipped with a 105mm main gun. The vehicle’s armor can withstand impacts from up to 7.62mm
ammunition and offers protection against land mines
and fragmentation hand grenades
. The LAV-600 also features low observability by minimizing of infrared
signatures.The LAV-600 uses many components of the LAV-300, and also several improved components, including heavier armor, better vision devices and weapons.
Powered by a turbocharged 6CTA 8.3 diesel engine
providing a power output of 275 hp (205 kW), the LAV-600 includes an Allison fully automatic transmission with six forward gears. The vehicle can travel at a maximum speed of 100 km/h, and has a range of 600 km.
Inclusion of low observable technologies for reconnaissance operations are also supported, such as minimization of infrared signatures, acoustic signatures and seismic signatures. A Halon
fire detection and suppression system can be used for the vehicle.
The LAV-600 is designed to allow it to be air-transported using C-5 Galaxy
, C-141 Starlifter
, C-17 Globemaster III
and C-130 Hercules
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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