Introduced in December of 1960, the M60 Patton main battle tank — which was not retired from U.S. service until 2005 — remains in service with 19 national militaries. The menacing vehicle saw duty during Operation Desert Storm, the Iraq-Iran War, and numerous other Middle Eastern conflicts. More than 15,000 M60s have been manufactured over its impressive lifespan.
This 1/35 scale plastic kit of an M60A2 — a Patton tank variant nicknamed the "Starship" for its "Space Age" technology and sleek, low-profile design — features optional-position hatches, a well-appointed interior, a searchlight, a periscope lens, a scavenging system, aluminum road wheels, a rotating 152mm main weapon, and photo-etched parts. Assembly required. Skill level 3. Measures approximately 8¼" long.