Flakpanzer IV Ostwind

Flak 43
Model comes in three parts; Hull, Gun & Turret.

The Ostwind - East Wind - was a self propelled anti aircraft gun based on the Panzer IV chassis.

The Pz IV turret was removed and replaced with a 3.7cm Flak 43 gun in an octagonal turret. It also had a 7.92mm MG 34 machine gun.

44 Ostwinds were produced between 1944 and 1945, though only 7 were brand new, the rest were converted Pz IVs.

It weighed 25 tonnes and had a crew of five; Commander, Gunner, Loader, Driver and  Radio Operator.

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