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The Beast - T55 version

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Now that the new T55 template is available (thanks Darkangel) here is a "Beast" alike vismod based on the T55:

 

 

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The movie was filmed in the Judaean desert, not far from the Dead Sea. The tanks used were ex-IDF Tiran 5. At that time (mid-late 80's) the IDF had phased out hundreds of Tiran 4 & 5 tanks due to budget cuts.

Their IDF numbers can be seen on steel plates welded to the front hull: 130300, 130545. 13#### means they were captured during the Yom Kippur War.

An IAF SA-321K Super Frelon helicopter also participated the movie. These were taken out of service in 1991.

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