1/600 Scale Modern French AMX-10P Infantry Fighting Vehicle x10.
Contains 10 highly detailed tanks.
AMX-10P Infantry Fighting Vehicle
- 10x French AMX-10P Infantry Fighting Vehicles
is a French
amphibious infantry fighting vehicle
. It was developed after 1965 to replace the AMX-VCI
in service with the mechanized regiments of the French Army
; the first prototypes were completed in 1968. Production commenced between 1972 and 1973.
The AMX-10P is fully amphibious, being propelled through water at speeds of up to 7 km/h by twin waterjets. It is also fitted as standard with a trim vane and bilge pumps to assist with the flotation process. AMX-10Ps were popular with a number of Arab armies and have been operated by Iraq
, Saudi Arabia
, and the United Arab Emirates
. Special marine variants were also developed for Singapore
, including a fire support model known as the AMX-10 PAC 90
, which mated the AMX-10P chassis to the complete turret and 90mm gun assembly of the Panhard ERC-90 Sagaie
AMX-10Ps share a number of common transmission and chassis components with their armoured car counterpart, the AMX-10RC
The AMX-10P variant is the Standard production model. Armed with a two-man Toucan II
turret and a M963 F2 20mm autocannon.
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.
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Water-based acrylic paints meant for plastics is strongly recommended. Other paints, especially enamels, may not cure on Frosted Detail 3D-printed plastics.
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