DRA6459 - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.164 Nashorn (4 in 1)
DRA6923 - 1/35 88mm FlaK 36/37 (2 in 1)
DRR60697 - 1/72 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.F2(G) 13.Pz.Div. Northern Caucasus 1942
DRR60698 - 1/72 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.F2(G) Eastern Front 1943
DRA6925 - 1/35 Jagdtiger Porsche Production (2 in 1)
DRA7362 - 1/72 3rd FJ Division (German Paratroopers) Figures Set with 1/72 Kingtiger Henschel Turret Tank (Part 2)
DRA3608 - 1/35 IDF M113 Armored Personnel Carrier - Yom Kippur War 1973
DRA7569 - 1/72 Sherman M4A3 (105mm) VVSS
DRA6903 - 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.K (Smart Kit)
DRA7568 - 1/72 M4A1 Sherman
DRA3607 - 1/35 M688 Lance Loader-Transporter
DRA6758 - 1/35 Jagdpanther Early Production (2 in 1)
DRA3520 - 1/35 SS-1c 'SCUD B' w/MAZ-543 TEL
DRA3618 - 1/35 IDF Magach 5 w/ERA and Mine Roller
DRA75051 - 1/6 M4A3(75)W Sherman
DRA6611 - 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H Mid-Production w/Zimmerit
DRA1067 - 1/350 Kee Lung Class Destroyer
DRA6882 - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.250/9 Ausf.A le.S.P.W (2cm)
Dealers Please Click
Here To Login


Orange the new color of Value

Dragon Models USA, Inc.
224 Mercury Circle
Pomona, CA 91768

Call: (626) 968-0322
FAX: (626) 968-0234

Dragon Armor
This line features static pre-assembled, pre-painted models made of both diecast and plastic. Each item is fully detailed and historically accurate.
1/72 38cm R61 Auf Sturmtiger, 1001st Sturmmörser Kompanie, Bonn Area 1945
Click on any images to view their full size.
ITEM NO: DRR 60459
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195604590
SCALE: 1:72
ANNOUNCED ON: 8/11/2011
ARRIVED ON: 10/26/2011
Share |
Find This At Your Local Hobby Store
Type In Your Zip Code
*actual product may not be exactly as shown
Barcode: 0 89195 60459 0
Case Pack: 24 pieces per carton
Box Size: 7.2" x 3.1" x 3.7"

There’s nothing gentle about the vehicle known officially as the “38cm RW61 auf Sturmmörser Tiger”, a vehicle designed specifically to destroy buildings and strong-points. An enormous 38cm mortar was mounted in a fixed casemate atop a Tiger I chassis, instead of the usual turret-mounted 8.8cm gun. Interestingly, the massive mortar fired rocket-assisted ammunition, with vents in the wall of the gun tube designed to exhaust the gases forward. The 38cm weapon had a creditable maximum range of 4,600m and the complete Sturmtiger vehicle weighed a staggering 65 tons.

Only 18 such Sturmtigers were converted by Alkett at its Berlin-Spandau plant from August to December 1944. They were mainly used in the defense of Germany, and this is the case with Dragon Armor’s latest 1/72 scale incarnation of the 38cm RW61 auf Sturmmörser Tiger. This Sturmtiger model is based on a vehicle from Sturm-Mörser-Kompanie 1001 that fought in the vicinity of Bonn in 1945. This unit was established on September 23 1944, with its final engagement being on the east bank of the Rhine in early 1945 as German forces retreated. The accurately detailed model wears a three-color camouflage scheme of green and red-brown over a sand-yellow base. Interestingly, the lower parts of the model show traces of white, probably the last vestiges of a hastily applied coat of winter whitewash. The expertly painted and weathered model is fully detailed, and it’s sure to be a big hit with collectors of German armor!