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published 2020-04-27
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Russian ASU-85 airborne self-propelled gun Mod. 1956
Trumpeter 1:35
Roland Sorgner
aka major
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a soviet StuG ... ?
   The ASU-85 is a Soviet-designed airborne self-propelled gun of the Cold War era. From 1959, it began to replace the open-topped ASU-57 in service. The ASU-85 is based on the PT-76 tank chassis, but without the amphibious
   capabilities of that type and fitted with a new engine. The vehicle has three compartments: the driver's in front, the combat compartment in the center, and the engine compartment at the rear.
   
   I've built this 85 mm ASU-85 as one of the 31 polish vehicles of 35. Dywizjon Artylerii Samobieznej of 6. Pomorska Dywizja Powietrzno-Desantowa which was stationed in Krakow
   This ASU-85 in this very strange color I've pictured in 2009 at the ''White Eagle Museum', Orla in Bialego, Skarzysko-Kamienna, PL