Monitoring the skies – ready to unleash an unrelenting barrage is the new resin Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind…
This box set contains:
- A resin and metal Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind.
- A Bolt Action Stat card.
- A full-colour waterslide decal sheet.
- A set of damage markers.
One of several anti-aircraft vehicles to utilise the reliable and ubiquitous Pz IV chassis, the Wirbelwind (Whirlwind) mounted a quad-barreled Flakvierling 38 on an open-topped turret.
Around 100 Wirbelwinds were produced in the latter half of 1944, fulfilling the German requirement for a self-propelled, multi-barrel flak gun capable of engaging targets under 2,000 metres.
They became known by their crews as the Keksdode (biscuit tin) due to the unique shape of the turret.
Capable of a punishing 800 rounds per minute in combat the 2cm guns were relatively ineffective against aircraft but devastating against ground targets such as infantry, soft-skinned or lightly-armoured vehicles.
Send your wirbelwind in to battle with this elite force, flexible and designed with proactive and reactive capabilities – the ultimate defence!
Using the Tank War armoured platoon structure, this force is nearly 1000 points, perfect to pick up, make, paint and play!
This bundle contains:
- 1 New Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind
- 2 Panzer IV’s Ausf H
- 1 Sd.kfz 222 Armoured Car
- 1 Sd.kfz 251/1 Hanomag Ausf D
- 10 Heer Grenadiers
Germany’s Absolute Defence!