Building a 1/35 UNIFIL FRENCHBATT Leclerc S2

The Leclerc tank was deployed in south Lebanon by the French Army for UNIFIL peacekeeping mission from 2006 until 2010. The model kit is based on the UNIFIL Leclerc S2 number 643 as seen in november 2007.

Kit and aftermarket products used for this project:

  • Tamiya 35279 French Tank Leclerc Series 2
  • Bronco AB3525 Leclerc MBT Workable Track Link Set
  • Blast Models BL35138K Update Set for Leclerc SERIE 2
  • Voyager Model PE3507 Leclerc Series 2 update set
  • Echelon Decals ECH356002 UNIFIL Leclerc T6 UN



Sources and documents which helped me builduing this project are:

Samer Kassis tremendous photo archives (the main source for the Leclerc 643)

My own photo archives of the Leclerc tank (available trough Flickr)

Oliver Carneau’s website:

Walter Lampel amazing and inspiring job on Armorama



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