The M142 (HIMARS), High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, is a U.S. light multiple rocket launcher system mounted on a standard Army Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) truck. The HIMARS can carry six rockets or one MGM-140 ATACMS Army tactical missile. The vehicle platform is based on the chassis of the US Army’s standard 5-ton tactical truck FMTV. The lightweight feature of the system in comparison to previous MLRS allows the M142 (HIMARS) it to be airlifted with the C-130 cargo place.
This new 1/35th scale kit from Trumpeter consists of 500+ parts, featuring a full drive train assembly complete with an engine, transmission, differential housing, and suspension units. The kit also includes a slide mold driver’s cabin, and rubber tires with a realistically reproduced tread pattern.