Caterpillar D9R Heavy Tracked Armoured Bulldozer, IDF 603rd Combat Engineers Battalion. Built To Order / Pre-Order. Award winner built and painted Caterpillar Heavy Armoured Fighting Dozer D9R of 603rd Combat Engineers Battalion, Second Lebanon War with realistic heavy weathering. Scratch-built window defence mesh grill.
Stunning full beauty of a mechanical vehicle with accurate and a huge body structure. Classic IDF Sinai Grey with accurate unit markings. Top building quality with plenty of great details throughout whole model.
Add brass photo-etched parts and tint parts. Windows, hatches and door detail. Realistic ripper and rear dozer plate. Track links with big wheel details. Add on the machine gun, jerrycan and more add-on details.
Top building quality with great crispier details overall model. Scratch-built all windows defense mesh grill.Full interior details including seats, dashboard, sticker, handle, pipes, extinguisher and more. Brass photo-etch parts including the grille, mounts, vehicle number, clasps and more. Excellent exterior features (great rivets, panel lines and appropriate weld beads). Impressive large dozer blade has sliding rams details. The detailed curved shovel blade is backup by side-plates, push-rods and a webwork of strengthening plates and more.
The well-detailed large floodlights on top of rams with protecting cage. The complex and robust ripper, a large hydraulically operated tooth with a surprisingly large number of parts.
The big spade with great details. Arm, controls and hydraulic pistons and pipes with great details. Engine compartment with lots of molded-in louver detail. The detailed front lights, fire extinguisher, grab rails, and the large flip-topped exhaust were added to engine compartment. The cab is well detailed inside and out including the instrument panel.
The cab`s armored side panels with great details. Additional exterior details including fairing and stowage boxes, as well as grilles, windows and the lip.
The driver`s door is hinged with clear parts and displays the seats and controls inside. Realistic tinted blue bullet-proof glass installed for windows.The glazing is sandwiched between The outer skin and an inner window frame. Additional opener detail is added where appropriate. The access panels for maintenance and replacement of the glass with hinge and latch detail. Opening hatch for the commander/gunner with details both sides. The detailed rear light cluster with a small cage.
The vehicle`s serial number is attached to the rear of the cab on a plaque and repeated on the sides of the machine. Two antenna bases on the rear with the sprung bases included. Additional fuel cans in a tube-framed rack are added to the side of the cab.
Flexible "rubber" hydraulic hose details are shown in three diagrams at different angles. The 16 roadwheels are sandwiched between the two halves of an armored sponsor with great detail. The idler wheels and drive sprocket plus a poly-cap with detail. Individual link tracks with great tooth detail.
The roof self-defense machine gun onto its pintle mount with ammo. Add on 2 antenna, jerrycan, tools and more accessories. Buffing and polishing to remove mold seam. Base color with primer and putty for better surface detail. Airbrushed and painted with multicolor.
Add clear paint for good finishing on decal applying. Washing to enhance the surface detail increase the appearance of depth including panels, doors, hatches, rivets, bolt head and more. Dry brushing to emphasize and highlighting texture with edge for good wear, tear and fading. Multi-color filters for blend color effects. Adding nonglossy paint for better finishing.Great detail paint job on rust and paint chips off with scratches, worn and bare metal realistic simulating, flow rust and rain streaks effects, grease with staining appearing, engine smoking and muffler burned representing. Also smear and dirt with dust and real mud and more on real-life weathering. Final protective layer for long-term collection. D9 bulldozer D9 bulldozer which has been used by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) since 1956 is one of the best bulldozers in the world.
In October 2003, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) developed an all-new armor protection suite- Daqhpor Memugan- for D9R bulldozers which are heavily equipped in the IDF. This armor suite consists of an armored cab with high visibility as well as protection for engine, fuel & oil tanks and hydraulic and electrical systems. The D9R bulldozer owns good protection and could even protect against RPG attack after being fitted with slat armor. Light weapons like machine guns can be mounted on the top of the cab for self-defense. It has been proved to be an efficient and durable combat support platform.Israeli Combat Engineering Corps The Israeli Combat Engineering Corps Hebrew:??? Heil HaHandasa HaKravit is the combat engineering forces of the Israel Defense Forces. The Combat Engineering Corps beret`s color is silver and its symbol features a sword on a defensive tower with an explosion halo on the background. The Combat Engineering Corps mottos are "Always First"??????? Rishonim Tamid and the unofficial "The hard, we shall do today; the impossible, we shall do tomorrow". Its roles include mobility assurance, road breaching, defense and fortifications, counter-mobility of enemy forces, construction and destruction under fire, sabotage, explosives, bomb disposal, counter-weapons of mass destruction (NBC) and special engineering missions. In addition to Combat Engineering Corps sappers, each infantry brigade has an engineering company trained with basic engineering and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) skills called???
Combat Engineering Corps sappers and heavy equipment operators are often attached to other units (such as armored or infantry brigades) in order to help them breach through obstacles and handle explosive threats. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Other Models & Kits". The seller is "dreamworkshobby" and is located in this country: CA.This item can be shipped worldwide.