Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01)

Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01) Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01)
includes five plastic Chieftain tanks, one resin tank commander sprue, one decal sheet and four unit cards.

The British fought the Second World War in fast light tanks, outgunned by their opponents. Now, the Chieftain tank has the thickest armour and biggest gun of any tank in NATO.

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With its usual professionalism, the British Army has prepared for war. Now, as the Soviet Army floods across the border into West Germany, it is ready and waiting. Scorpion and Scimitar light tanks skirmish with the Soviet forward detachments as the Chieftain armoured regiments wait to strike back. The infantry hold the towns and woods, forcing the enemy into killing zones. If anything breaks through, the airmobile troops in their Lynx helicopters will hold them. The British Army is ready!

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When it entered service in 1966, the Chieftain was a behemoth capable of overpowering any tank in existence. It still is, despite twenty years of evolution in tank design, a tough opponent. This evolution has not passed the Chieftain by. The front of its turret now bears a layer of ‘Stillbrew’ armour, maintaining its edge as one of the best protected tanks in the world.
Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01)

The massive rifled 120mm gun has also withstood the test of time. It uses a separate charge and round which allowed more ammunition to be carried, with less chance of the tank ‘brewing up’ when hit. Firing the latest anti-tank rounds, it can penetrate any tank in existence at long range, while its HESH (High Explosive Squash Head) rounds are extremely deadly against troops in buildings and bunkers.

Designed by Tim Adcock
Painted by Aaron Mathie

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Painting NATO Camouflage

Painting British Camouflage

All the colours you need to paint the standard green and black camouflage pattern of British vehicles can be found in the Quartermasters Paint Set and the Team Yankee British Paint Set.


Chieftain Armoured Troop Box Contents
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Plastic Chieftain Sprue (x5)
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Reson Tank Commander Sprue (x1)
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Unit Cards (x4)  
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Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01) Decal Sheet (x1)
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Assembling the Chieftain tank

Chieftain Armoured Troop (TBBX01)
Painting NATO Camouflage

Painting British Camouflage

All the colours you need to paint the standard green and black camouflage pattern of British vehicles can be found in the Quartermasters Paint Set and the Team Yankee British Paint Set.

Find out how to paint the distinctive green and black camouflage pattern on British vehicles and helicopters as Aaron takes you through the process with the Chieftain tank.


Last Updated On Thursday, November 2, 2017 by Luke at Battlefront