1/72 Trumpeter – 07267 – BTR-80A hungarian KFOR

Some history:

The BTR-80 (Russian: бронетранспортер, BTR stands for bronyetransportyer, literally meaning “armoured transporter”) is an 8×8 wheeled amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) designed in the USSR. Adopted in 1986 and replaced the previous versions, BTR-60 and BTR-70 in the Soviet Army. It was first deployed during Soviet War in Afghanistan .

BTR-80A (GAZ-59034) – IFV with 30 mm gun 2A72 and 300 rounds as primary weapon. The turret is called BPPU and is equipped with sights 1PZ-9 (day) and TPN-3 or TPN-3-42 “Kristall” (night). In production and service since 1994.

About kit:

It going very simple, like any kit of trumpeter. The addition of a turret with a 30mm gun, from “Armory”.  Additional handles have been made with wire of different thicknesses.

Painting:

Camouflage is made using adhesive pads “patafiks”.  The model as always was painted with acrylic paint, and pigments from AMMO “Mig”.

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