Comet

A34 Comet Cruiser Tank
£12.00
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This model cones as two parts, hull & turret.

The Comet entered World War II in 1944 and remained in service with the British Army until 1958.

It was designed to improve upon the earlier Cromwell. It featured a new 77mm HV gun which could defeat the armour of a German Panther at medium range and sometimes a Tiger at close range. It also had 2 7.92mm Besa machine guns.

1,200 Comets were produced by the time the war ended. They weighed 32.7tonnes and had a crew of 5; Commander, gunner, loader/operator, driver & hull gunner.

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