Available from Custom Factory is a conversion set to build this Soviet armored recovery vehicle.
The BTS (Bronetankoviy Tyagach Sredniy
) was a Soviet armored tractor that was also used as a recovery vehicle. They are based mostly on the T-54 chassis, though there are others that used the T-55 as well as some T-62 chassis. There have been variants of the BTS having distinct features such as a stowage basket (BTS-1), 3-ton crane (BTS-2), snorkel (BTS-4), and even a dozer blade (BTS-4B)
Custom Factory offers its BTS-4, Conversion Set for T-44,-54,-55
(CF35091). The kit contains:
- resin parts
- a chain (brass) for rigging
- 0.2 mm wire for handrails
- an underwater driving pipe of sheet polystyrene (0.15 mm)
- set of evacuation equipment
CF35091 may be used for T-44,-54,-55 kits from MiniArt, Takom, and Tamiya.
Background information on the vehicle sourced from weaponsystems.net