nº26 – Altaya Schwerer Zugkraftwagen 18 t (Sd.Kfz.9) “FAMO”

Schwerer Zugkraftwagen 18 t (Sd.Kfz.9) “FAMO” Stug.Abt.201 Wjasma (USSR) – 1941

Technical details:
9 Crew
280 km range (on road) 100 Km (off road)

This half tracked vehicle was produced between 1938-1945, around 2500 units were produced with different purposes. Most of them for heavy artillery transport, but also was used as recovery vehicle, able to recover a Pz.III or Pz.IV , but some of them (3 or 4) were needed to recover a Tiger I and II or a Panther.

IMGP2310

Altaya model has basic finished, in Easy Model catalogue there are listed 4 versions of FAMO, but is not listed in their site neither at diecast72.com. Maybe it will be a future release for this year. We will see.

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