TA-35177

Tamiya 1/35 German 38cm Assault Mortar Sturmtiger Kit TA-35177

The "Sturmtiger" was an assault weapon that mounted a gigantic 38cm caliber mortar on the tank chassis. Development was initiated in August 1943 and was intended for uses against heavily fortified areas. Th short barreled L/5.4, type RW61 mortar was originally developed by Rheinmetall-Borsig, for the German navy's land-based protection against an enemy submarine attack.