The Soviet Union began planning to develop a new tractor to replace the AT-P artillery tractor. The MT-LB is an armored multi purpose transport vehicle, which entered service in the 1970s.

The MT-LB 6MA’s main armament consists of a mounted BTR-80 machine gun tower on top.

The 1/35th scale MT-LB from Trumpeter consists of more than 1100 parts, spread on 19 sprues. The kit features a full interior, with an engine, driver’s as well as a rear compartment for troop and cargo transport. The kit also features a slide mold lower and upper hull with accurate fine details, 228 individual tracks links, a copper wire for replicating the tow cable, and a PE fret.