A9 Cruiser Tank Mark 1
A9 Cruiser Tank Mark 1

A9 Cruiser Tank Mark 1

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The A9 was conceived in 1934 as a 'Woolworth' ( cheap) solution to the British Army's tank shortage. It used as many commercially available parts as possible,such as a Leyland bus engine, in order to get it into production quickly. Though it was armed the impressive , for its time, 2 pounder AT gun. Unfortunately, due to this design approach, the tank proved to be very unreliable. Most of its losses in the 1940 French campaign were due to mechanical breakdown.

Multi-part white-metal kit  

Scale  1:144