COBI Vickers A1E1 Independent
Exceptional, unique and the only one in the world! The Vickers A1E1 INDEPENDENT is a British prototype heavy tank from the interwar period. Only one was made, and it’s well cared for as a "star" in The Tank Museum in Great Britain. A characteristic feature of this unusual vehicle is its multi-turret design! The tank has five rotating towers! The largest is equipped with a 3-pounder cannon. The remaining four are equipped with a Vickers machine gun. The order for a multi-turret heavy tank was placed by the General Staff of the British Army in 1924. In 1926, a prototype of the tank was presented. Due to the lack of funds, further work on this project was abandoned. The design solutions used in the Independent were also used in the later British Medium Mark III and Cruiser Mark I constructions. The designs of the Soviet T-28, T-35 and T-100 tanks are also surprisingly like the Vickers Independent, and this is not a coincidence.
Made in Poland
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