NK004 1/72 R-2 (SS-2 Sibling)

Construction kit of R-2 soviet missile based on V-2.

In June 1947 Stalin allowed Sergei Korolev to start a new missile R-2. Features of the new missile were twice the ramge of the V-2 and a separable warhead. R-2 resembled a V-2 lenghtened by 3,6 m. At least three factors raised its performace above R-1: an improved engine, lighter structure and larger tanks.
R-2 began flights on October 26, 1950. the 20,3 ton R-2 missile became operational in 1951.

The set is including Condor's 1/72 German Missile A4/V2 kit (No. 72001).