Tamiya has released West German Tank M47 Patton in 1/35 Scale Models assembly kit under Tanks Military Series category
Under German Ownership manufacturing about the M47 Patton got underway in 1951; it was successor to its namesake M46 Patton, aided by the hull carried over through the M46 and coupled with an 810hp gas motor for a high rate of 48km/h. Its tool ended up being an L/50 rifled piece, coupled with a cutting advantage stereoscopic rangefinder. In most, significantly more than 8,500 M47 Pattons had been produced, and although their time with the U.S. military was fairly brief, we were holding frequently provided to friendly countries like France, Austria and Germany. The 2nd received 1,100 during 1956 and 1957, deploying them in tank battalion and mechanized infantry devices. It was usually fitted with smoke dischargers and rainfall guards, as it served within the nascent re-formed West German military.