Ostmodels Soviet SMK Heavy Tank in 1/72 Scale

This is the Soviet SMK Heavy Tank prototype built from the Ostmodels 1/72 scale resin kit.  It is an unconventional design which actually saw combat.  The utility of carrying multiple turrets on the same chassis is somewhat limited, but it was a design trend explored by several countries during the 1930s.  In the end even the Soviets decided a single turret design with increased protection was a better use of the weight and produced the KV-1 series.

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