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Renault R-35 (FR030)

Renault R-35 (FR030)

Renault R-35 (FR030)
includes two Renault R-35 Light Tanks (37mm SA-18 & 45mm obr 1938 gun options) & two Tank Commander figures.

The Renault R-35 was a light infantry support tank designed to replace its predecessor, the FT-17. It was well armoured but its Renault four-cylinder 82hp engine only achieved a top speed of 19.2km/12mph. With this limitation, it was well suited to its role supporting infantry.

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Blitzkrieg
Blitzkrieg was the first Flames Of War supplement for Early-war; covering the German invasion of Poland and France during 1939-1940. It features German, Polish, French and British forces.

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Renault R-35 (FR030) The R-35 played an important role in the French rearmament programme in the 1930s and the tank equipped no less than 23 battalions by the time of the German invasion in 1940.

Armed with a 37mm SA-18 main gun and a 7.5mm co-axial machine-gun, its two-man crew was protected by up to 45mm of armour. However, the one-man turret meant the commander was responsible for locating potential targets, traversing the turret, loading and laying the gun as well as providing directions for the driver.
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is the Allied forces (Soviet, Poles and Romanians) serving on the Eastern Front between January 1944 and February 1945.

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After the French capitulation, the remaining R-35s fell into the hands of the Germans. These captured vehicles were used for training and policing purposes and some even saw action again against the Allies after the invasion of Normandy in June 1944. The remainder were giving to the Italians and saw service in the desert during the campaign in North Africa.

Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Jeremy Painter

Renault R-35 (FR030)
The Renault R-35 in Flames Of War
      Armour
   
Name
Mobility
Front
Side
Top
Equipment and Notes
Weapon
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower

Renault R-35
Slow Tank
3
3
1
Co-ax MG.
37mm SA-18 gun
16"/40cm
2
4
4+
One-man turret.
Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030)
One-man Turret
French tanks retain the one-man turret of their First World War forebears. Although this is sufficient for
infantry-support, in tank-versus-tank clashes the commander is faced with the impossible task of finding new targets, and loading and firing the gun, while directing the driver as well.


Any tank with a One-man Turret that moves adds +1 to the score required to hit when shooting with its turret Main Gun. Machine-guns and Flame-throwers do not suffer this penalty.

In addition, a tank with a One-man Turret may not fire both the turret Main Gun and the turret machine-gun in the same turn.
Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030)
The R-35 Vanatorul de Care in Flames Of War (Romanian)
      Armour
   
Name
Mobility
Front
Side
Top
Equipment and Notes
Weapon
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower

R-35 Vanatorul de Care
Slow Tank
3
3
1
 
45mm obr 1938 gun
24"/60cm
2
7
4+
One-man turret.
Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030)
The Contents of the Renault R-35 Blister
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Renault R-35 (FR030)
Description of Components
a. 2x Resin hulls.
b. 2x Commander figures.
c. 2x 37mm gun & hatch sprues.
d. 2x Resin turret.
e. 2x 45mm guns.
f. 2x Left tracks.
g.
2x Right tracks.
Assembling the Renault R-35
Step 1. Begin by attaching the tracks to the resin hull.
Step 2. Next, decide if you are going to model the R-35 with its 37mm gun (below left) of the R-35 Vanatorul de Care with its 45mm gun (below right).
Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030)
Step 3. Add the either the closed hatch or the commander figure to the rear of the turret.
Step 4. With everything in place, the model is now ready to be painted.
Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030) Renault R-35 (FR030)


Last Updated On Monday, April 2, 2012 by Blake at Battlefront