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1/35 Bison II 15cm s.IG 33 (Sfl.) auf Pz.Kpfw.II ~ Smart Kit
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ITEM NO: DRA 6440
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195864406
SCALE: 1:35
ANNOUNCED ON: 5/31/2011
ARRIVED ON: 9/1/2011
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Re-Issue in December 2018

Barcode: 0 89195 86440 6
Case Pack: 20 pieces per master carton
Box Size: 9.6" x 15" x 2.8"

Features:
- Newly tooled tool box w/photo-etched racks
- Newly tooled ammo boxes w/photo-etched racks

- Brand new Bison II produced
- New arrangement of ammunition rounds, gasmask case, cartridge storage, MP40 rack and tool storage

- Delicate OVM included
- Jerry cans w/photo-etched racks included
- Photo-etched ventilation grill cover can be assembled open/closed
- Ultra-slim injection-molded armor plates
- Optional ammo box included
- Realistic commander’s seat included
- Recoil system rendered w/realistic bolt detail
- Hull rear molded w/details
- Muffler w/exhaust pipe included
- Driver’s hatch can be assembled open/closed
- Extensively detailed s.IG 33 included
- s.IG 33 gun carriage accurately represents the real one
- Access plate for gun sight can be assembled in an open or closed position
- Accurate details on hull bottom
- Updated road wheels w/enhanced detail
- DS Tracks included

While the Panzer II was outclassed as a tank following the outbreak of WWII, the chassis spawned a succession of other armored fighting vehicles for the Wehrmacht. One of those was the Bison II 15cm s.IG 33 (Sfl.) auf Pz.Kpfw.II. This was a self-propelled howitzer mounting the well-known 15cm s.IG 33 infantry gun that had a range of 4,700km. The first Bison II prototype was produced in July/August of 1941, and the design featured a lengthened hull (with an extra road wheel each side) to accommodate the howitzer. It employed a Bussing-NAG engine, which proved problematic in moving the 16-ton vehicle around the battlefield. A crew of four operated the Bison II, but they were given little armor protection. The limited numbers produced were shipped to Libya in early 1942 for combat use in North Africa. The Bison II was eventually replaced by the better-designed Wespe.

Dragon has produced a high-quality 1/35 scale model of this interesting and rare self-propelled howitzer. There are many newly tooled parts exclusively created for this kit – for example, the chassis, upper hull and fighting compartment are brand new. As a Smart Kit, there is widespread use of slide molds in its production. The open-topped fighting compartment is particularly well detailed, with Dragon’s proprietary Razor Edge technology used to produce true-to-scale armor plates. The road wheels have also been updated. Its firepower is improved after Dragon’s highly praised s.IG 33 gun receives a new shield.