Assembly Required. Skill Level 3. Ages 14 and up
1/72 Scale. Originally manufactured in 1936 as the SSA-100 heavy cargo tractor, it was quickly commandeered for use by the military during WWII. Modified and produced in both two and four-door versions with a new designation of SS-100, this Hanomag vehicle became one of the most widely used heavy tractors in German Military service. Best known for its use in towing the V-2 rockets to their launch site, it was also used to tow heavy aircraft and bombs. Civilian production would continue after 1945, with over 1,000 produced from wars end until 1950.
- Decals for 3 marking schemes:
(1) Eastern Front Gigant in dark grey
(2) A dark yellow w/ brown and green camouflaged Luftwaffe vehicle from the Messerschmitt factory airfield in Regensburg,
(3) A dark yellow vehicle used at Peenenmunde for towing the V2 missles.
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