BRDM-2 Recon Platoon (TSBX10)

BRDM-2 Recon Platoon (TSBX10)
includes four resin BRDM-2 Armoured Reconnaissance vehicles, one Decal sheet and three Unit cards.

The Soviet made BRDM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina 2, or Combat Reconnaissance Patrol Vehicle 2) is a four wheel amphibious reconnaissance vehicle ideally suited for Recon troops. The vehicle has been designed to cope with a range of terrain. In addition to being amphibious, it also has two pairs of belly wheels that can be lowered by the driver for trench crossing and has a centralised tire pressure system that is used to adjust tire pressures to suit the ground conditions.

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The Soviet Union's most powerful forces are stationed in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, poised on the boarder with West Germany ready to strike at a moment's notice. They are equipped with the very best Soviet industry has to offer, from sophisticated missile firing T-64 tanks and powerful T-72 tanks to versatile BMP infantry fighting vehicles, as well as plentiful BTR-60 armoured personnel carriers. Supported by elite Afgansty Air Assault troops, powerful self-propelled artillery, and effective and numerous anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons, there will be little that the corrupt capitalist armies of NATO can do to stop them.

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BRDM-2 Recon Platoon (TSBX10) The BRDM-2 is armed with a turret mounted 14.5mm machine-gun and coaxial 7.62mm machine-gun. This means it is capable of defending itself against other reconnaissance troops and infantry but won't be tempted to go hunting for a fight. The vehicle armour, which is composed of welded steel, protects it fully against small arms fire and small shell fragments; but doesn't protect it against big artillery fragments or heavy machine-gun fire.

Thanks to the Spearhead rule a BRDM-2 Recon Platoon can be used to scout ahead and expand the deployment area, giving a Soviet or East German force a chance to push across the table and reduce the amount of time spent sitting in front of the enemy tanks.

Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Aaron Te Hira-Mathie
 

The East German Volksarmee, or Peoples’ Army, has the reputation of being the most well-trained of all the Warsaw Pact armies. It has a high proportion of professional soldiers and is well-equipped. 9. Panzerdivision, or 9th Tank Division, in particular, is equipped with T-72M tanks and BMP-1 and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles.

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Volksarmee 
The BRDM-2
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Specification of the BRDM-2
Crew:  4 - commander, gunner, driver, co-driver. Weapons: 1x 14.5mm KPVT heavy machine-gun.
1x 7.62mm PKT coaxial machine-gun.
Weight: 7 tonnes. Armour: 10mm turret front, 14mm hull nose plate.
Length: 5.75m (18'10"). Speed: 100km/h (62 mph).
Width: 2.37m (7'9"). Engine: GAZ-41 gasoline V-8 (140 hp).
Height: 2.31m (7'7"). Range: 750km (470 miles).
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The BRDM-2 in Team Yankee
Tactical
Terrain Dash

Cross Country Dash

Road Dash
Cross
10"/25cm 10"/25cm 18"/45cm 44"/110cm 4+
Weapon
Range

ROF
Halted Moving

Anti-tank
Firepower
Notes
14.5mm MG
20" / 50cm 3 2 5 5+ -
7.62mm MG 16" / 40cm 1 1 2 6 -
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The Contents of BRDM-2 Recon Platoon Box Set
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BRDM-2 Recon Platoon (TSBX10)
Description of Components
a. 4x Resin BRDM-2 hulls.
b. 4x Sets of BRDM-2 wheels (four wheels in each set). 
c. 4x Resin BRDM-2 turrets.
d. 4x 14.5mm MG barrels. 
Soviet Unit Card (x2) East German Unit Card (x1)
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Decal Sheet (x1)
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Assembling the BRDM-2
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