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FODEN DROPS (Op’ HERRICK)
+Flatracks & pallets
This 1/35th scale resin and etched brass kit by David Jane and Rob Tearle depicts the FODEN IMMLC DROPS 8x6 Op’ HERRICK.* This impressive and versatile logistic support vehicle was developed for front-line off-road use by the British Army and entered service in 1994. The principle use for the 400+ vehicles in service is 155mm ammunition supply for AS90 batteries, but is also used in a multitude of logistic tasks.
This particular model depicts the standard vehicle modified for it’s specific role in Afghanistan (Op’ HERRICK)with full chassis, suspension and cab internal details, and the extra crew protection items & gpmg mounting. The Multilift system is workable and a complete ISO Flatrack (A138) is supplied with each kit. Transparent cast lights, etched brass detail sets (including mesh screens) and full colour decals are also included along with comprehensive instructions.
*(IMMLC)=Improved Medium Mobility Load Carrier and (DROPS)=Demountable Rack Offload & Pickup System.
Completed model dimensions without load on flatrack (approximate):-
Inches/mm: Length 10.5/267, Width 3.25/83, Height 4.25/108