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1/72 5.5cm Zwilling Flakpanzer - Armor Pro Series
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ITEM NO: DRA 7488
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195874887
SCALE: 1:72
ANNOUNCED ON: 5/31/2013
ARRIVED ON: 9/6/2013
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Barcode: 0 89195 87488 7
Case pack: 48 pieces per master carton
Box size: 6.4" x 10.2" x 1.9"

Features:
- Newly tooled 5.5cm Zwilling Flak cannons can be posed at different angles
- Fully detailed 5.5cm cannons
- Realistic gun mantlet assembled from multiple parts
- Detailed design for rear plate and stowage boxes
- Engine deck w/delicate details
- Highly detailed commander's cupola on accurately molded Flak turret
- Slide-molded upper hull w/full detail
- Armored side skirt reproduced
- Intricate road wheels
- One-piece DS tracks

The Luftwaffe was numerically outnumbered as WWII progressed, with the Fatherland and tactical units constantly being bombed and strafed by enemy aircraft. This called for more effective antiaircraft systems than Germany hitherto possessed. A new vehicle was planned – the 5.5cm Zwilling Flakpanzer V – though like the Flakpanzer V “Coelian”, it was never put into production. Development of the twin-barrel 5.5cm Zwilling was authorized on 8 May 1944 and it featured a special Krupp armored turret weighing 9.06 tonnes mounted on a Panther Ausf.G chassis. The antiaircraft vehicle would require a four-man crew and carry 104 ammo rounds. A wooden prototype turret was completed by January 1945, although further development of the 5.5cm Zwilling Flakpanzer V was eventually cancelled on 14 February.