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MISSION: Super Heavy            




 

  MISSION:Super Heavy
  CAMPAIGN LEADER:Torchy
  SCALE:1:72 To 1:6
  START DATE:February 1st, 2013
  ENDS:August 31st, 2013
  ADDITIONAL INFO/IMAGES:Click here to view
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Super Heavy Campaign
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Operational Overview
To build a super heavy tank of not less that 76 tons
a few examples of super heavy tanks
List of super-heavy tanks
American T28 Super Heavy Tank - Self-propelled gun, 86 tons, 2 pilot models built
British TOG1 (tank) - 80 tons, 1 prototype
TOG2 (tank) - 80 tons, 1 prototype
Tortoise heavy assault tank - Self-propelled gun, 78 tons, 6 pilot models built and tested
Flying Elephant - First World War era project at 100 tons, not built
French Char 2C (also known as FCM 2C) - 69 tons, 10 built in the 1920s
FCM F1 - 139 tons, project only
German K-Wagen - 120 metric tons, 2 were nearly complete when the war ended. Both were demolished.
Panzer VII Lwe - 7690 tons, cancelled in favour of Maus.
Panzer VIII Maus - 188 tons, 2 prototypes. Both were captured by Russians. One can now be seen at the Kubinka Tank Museum.
Panzerkampfwagen E-100 - 140 tons, 1 hull completed at factory. Captured by British and scrapped.
Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte - 1000 tons, turret was complete, but the project was cancelled. Turret was used for coastal defence.
Landkreuzer P. 1500 Monster - Self-propelled gun, 1500 tons. Tracks were complete when the project was cancelled.
Japanese O-I series "Super Heavy Tank" - 130 tons. Purportedly one prototype was produced in 1944 and sent to Manchuria.
"Ultra Heavy Tank" - Modification of the O-1 Super Heavy Tank with four turrets. Project only.

Soviet Eighty ton tank - at least 1 prototype built in 1926. 80 tons with two 76 mm main guns and 4 machine guns
Tank Grote (TG-5 or T-42) - 100 tons with 107 mm main gun and four subturrets. One prototype made - 1931 [1]
KV-4 - WWII supertank project. Several different designs were proposed (between about 90 and 110 tons and with one 107mm gun and one 45mm gun), but none were made.[2]
IS-7 - 1948 Soviet prototype super heavy tank. 68 metric tons, 1050hp diesel engine, 130mm main gun plus coaxial 14.5mm KPVT machine gun. 2 prototypes built.[3]
Obyekt 279[4] - 1959, 60 tons, Prototype tested.

The Rules and Regs
1) Must not be more than 10% started before start date

2) Must show photo of kit at the beginning, newspaper or dates are not required

3) Must show at least 5 progress photos ~ this is highly suggested!

4) Must show a finished photo and upload 2 images in the proper gallery

5) Dioramas are welcome

6) Scratch builds as well as kit are permitted

7) Have fun ~ most important rule of all!

Contest Element
Only one lavish ribbon will be awarded per person

     
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PARTICIPANTS

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16dollars
1721Lancers
barkingdigger
beefy66
CameronForester
corsair924
Dragon164
eMan
erhntly
GSPatton
jhooper
ltb073
PantherF
PanzerAlexander
panzerbob01
ppawlak1
Rob_Haelterman
Russtherascal
SGTJKJ
spongya
TankSGT
TMoon
Torchy
vanize
WARDUKWNZ
Zaaphod