Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Russian BA-10 Armored Car

The BA-10 was an armored car developed in the Soviet Union in 1938 and produced till 1941. It was the most produced Soviet pre-1941 heavy armored car – 3311 were built in three versions. These versions were the BA-10, the BA-10M (improved version with new radio), and the BA-10ZhD (equipped for dual railway/road use). The basic BA-10 design was developed from the BA-3 and BA-6 heavy armored cars. It had an improved GAZ-AAA chassis and improved armor (up to 15mm at front and turret). It was intended that the BA-10 would be replaced in 1941 by the BA-11 with diesel engine and more sophisticated armor design, but the outbreak of war prevented BA-11 production. The BA-10 was in Red Army service till 1945. Significant numbers of captured BA-10s were used by Finland (at least 24), Germany and other Axis powers in Europ√©.

I finally got my BA-10 ready only a few day before my first test game with my new russian army.
Im going to have a test game this coming weekend against my buddy Peters Italians.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Im really looking forward to the test game and i will make a battle report of it :)
Hope you all like my BA-10
 
 
Best Regards
 
Hobby worker.
 
 
 


11 comments:

  1. Great painting! I love the BA series of vehicles.

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  2. Nice and clean paintjob, well done!

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  3. A great paint job for a great model, love this kind of armored car!

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  4. Nice work, but, are you sure it is not a BA-6.
    I painted a BA-6 a few months ago and it is a dead ringer (apart from mine was packed without the steps)

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    1. The BA-6 and the BA-10 looks the same but the BA-10 got only small improvments and was made from 1938-1941

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  5. Great job there! Looking forward to my BA-10 joining the ranks of the Fins soon!

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  6. Lovely job Andre! Looking forward to said batrep.

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  7. Great looking model, no Russian force sould be without at least one of the BA range of vehicles.

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  8. Very nice. I am tempted to get a BA6 for my Spanish Civil war armies. This has encouraged me to get one. (or 2) Thanks for showing it.

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