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1/35 DPRK Hwasong-5 Short-Range Tactical Ballistic Missile

by  Trumpeter
Product Description
This item is an injection-plastic military vehicle model kit.   Click here for sizing chart.

The Hwasong-5 is a surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile derived from the Soviet R-17 Elbrus missile and based on the ballistic missile Scud-B. Hwasong-5 with a range of 300 km and a payload capacity of slightly under 1,000 kg. North Korea purchased the Soviet Scud-B from Egypt in the mid-1970s and made improvements to the airframe, guidance, and motor. Flight tests of the Hwasong-5 began in 1984 and the missile was deployed in 1986. The Hwasong-5 like the Scud-B is road-mobile and launched from a North Korean copy of the Russian designed MAZ-543 Transporter-Erector-Launcher (TEL) vehicle. However, the SRBM can also be launched from converted commercial vehicles as well. It is believed that North Korea has around 300 Hwasong-5 SRBMs with around 12 to 15 launchers. Production ceased in 1991 or 1992.

This kit has superb high detailed multi-directional side-molded cabs, a full drive train assembly complete with engine transmission, differential housing and suspension units. The main tires are hollow rubber with a detaied tread pattern. The windshield and side windows are made of clear parts with photo etched parts also included.

[Transporter Size]: Approx. L 38.41 cm x W 8.95 cm 

[Set Contents]:

  • Metal Parts: metal shaft, copper cable, pins
  • Photo etched parts: 3 sheets 
  • Sprues: 22 sprues and tires 
  • Decals: 3 design options
Assembly Guide
1/35 Military
Date Released:
December 2017
Package Size/Weight:
58.0 x 34.0 x 11.0 cm / 1690g


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