The Revell Classics Line is a limited re-issue of select model kits from the 1950s, 60s, or 70s. In order to ensure that this model kit resembles the original product as closely as possible, the packaging was made true-to-style using the previous original illustration as well as original decals. This model kit was produced using the original mold that was manufactured more than 30 or 40 years ago. The MGM-5 Corporal developed in the USA was a surface-to-surface short-range missile that could be equipped with a nuclear warhead. With this or alternative warheads the weapon would be able to attack targets up to a distance of 140 km. In the event of war in Europe the Corporal would be used as a tactical nuclear weapon. The first artillery battalion with Corporal missiles was set up in 1955 (6 out of 12 American battalions were stationed in Europe). The Corporal weapon system remained in use until 1964. Model details: Detailed missile body; Ground launch platform with discharge deflectors; Movable missile supports; Wheels with separate tyres; Radar boxes; 3 Ground staff figures; and Detailed decals. Paint colors needed: Silky-Matte Black, Matte Anthracite Gray, Silky-Matte Fiery Red, Silky-Matte White, Metallic Aluminum, Metallic Steel, Matte Nato-Olive, Matte Beige, Matte Dark Earth, Matte Flesh, and Matte Dark Green.
|This plastic model kit requires plastic cement and paint for assembly, and they are sold separately.|