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"What's New" Items

Here is a listing of "What's New" on WarWheels.Net.  The information is listed by date updated with the most recent dates on top and older items at the bottom. Information Prior to April 1, 2018 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
June 19, 2018 Content Editor Dave has updated our PDF datasheets covering the Casspir Mark 2 APC and SPY (4x4) Reconnaissance Vehicle.
June 17th Today we've added a new index covering the Special Purpose All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV).
June 14th Courtesy of Julio Montes, we have an updated vehicle index covering the Salvadoran Rayo Fast Assault Gun Truck

Also, yet more hobby modeling products have been announced including FC Model Trend's 1/48 Decal Sheet "M8, M20, Panzer IV y Stug III en Espana" (48201), Miniart's 1/35 Soviet 1.5 Ton Truck (with M-4 Maxim Machine Gun) Model Kit (35186) and Panda Hobby's 1/35 M1296 Stryker Dragoon IFV Model Kit (35045).
June 7th   We have the June issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine in hand and it doesn't disappoint.  The articles of note are "Ice Cold In Alex" (the author reminiscing about his Jeep trip across Egypt in the footsteps of the LRDG) by John Carroll, "Jeep on the Cheap" (discusses alternatives to purchasing WWII Jeeps) also by John Carroll, "Trucks on Tracks" (covers a Series One 88 inch wheel base Land Rover with Cuthbertson Track Conversion) by Louise Limb and "Two of a Kind" (featuring the Australian Scout Car S1) by Jason Belgrave.
May 31th We've added a separate index covering the Peugeot P4 All-Terrain Vehicle.

Also, a couple more hobby modelling products have been announced, including Blast Models' 1/35 Maxx Pro Dash Wheel Set (BL35322K) for the Panda Model kit and Toro Model's 1/35 "Polish Army Vehicles On Foreign Missions - Vol. 1" Decal Set (35D50) which covers the BRDM-2 M96lk, BRDM-2 Zbik, Cougar 4x4 MRAP, M1114 HMMWV, M-ATV and Maxx Pro MRAP.  
May 27th Today, we have some of Christophe's detail photos of the Panhard 178 AMD 35 Armored Car from Samur.

Also, there's one hobby model product that has been announced by FC Model Trend;  their 1/35 Spanish C15TA "Trumphy" Conversion Set (35441) for the IBG kit.
May 20th

  The June 2018 issue from WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has arrived and it contains an article titled "Eastern Storm" by Cristian Lupu.  The article covers his build of the 1/35 Takom KAMAZ 63968 Typhoon K MRAP model kit.

May 19th We're back to Christophe's trip to Samur today.  We've put up his Dutch YP-408 APC photos, as well as some others we had in "deep storage".
May 17th There have been a heap of new decal sheets announced.  They are Echelon Fine Details' 1/35 "MARSOC, Navy SEALS, SFG Vehicle Markings" (D356253) and "Libyan Civil War Technicals" (D356254); and Star Decals' 1/35 "Tanks & AFVs in Bosnia # 6: Serbian T-34, BRDM-2, M60 PB, TAM-110 Truck" (35-C1141); "Tanks & AFVs in Bosnia # 7: Serbian M84, Hellcat, M36B2, M53/59 Praga, PT-76, BTR-50PK" (35-C1142); "ANZAC # 2: Australian & New Zealand AFVs in Mid-East and Africa - Universal Carriers, M3A1 Scout Car" (35-C1148); "British Armoured Cars: Staghound, Humber Scout Car, M3A1 White Scout Car" (35-C1151); "Naval Infantry # 4: Soviet and Russian PT-76, and BMP-1, Ukrainian BTR-80" (35-C1152); and "Naval Infantry # 5: Russian BTR-80" (35-C1153).
May 15th With great happiness, we present a new vehicle index covering the Land Rover Defender HS/XD "Wolf" 110 Weapons Mount Installation Kit Series (AKA: Land Rover WMIK).
May 6th It's "Samur Sunday".  To "Selibrate", we're posting more of Christophe's pics, these of the BOV-3 SPAAG.
May 5th I hope no one is getting tired of photos from Samur, because that is what we have again today courtesy of Christophe.  Here's some new pics of the Marmon-Herrington Mark 4 Armored Recon Car.
May 3rd More content from Christophe, these being photos of the Brazilian EE-9 Cascavel 2 Armored Recon Vehicle.
May 1st We've added more pics from Christophe's trip to Samur, these being of the Panhard EBR-ETT Armored Personnel Carrier.
April 28th Christophe Jacquemont is back with photos of his visit to the Musee' des Blindes at Saumur, France.  Today, we feature his first installment, which comes in the form of pics of the La Rochelle Improvised Armored Car.

Also, we have one hobby modeling product that was recently announced: Miniarm's 1/35 Modul DM (Remote Weapons System) for the KAMAZ-63968 Typhoon-K (B35168).
April 22nd Courtesy of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Museum, we have some new photos of the LAV -AD (Air Defense) variant.
April 20th A new book by Nuts & Bolts has been announced.  It is titled "Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 3: schw.Pz.Spähwagen (SdKfz.234) (8-Rad Tp.) and Variants" (Volume 40) and authored by Holger Erdmann and Martin Block.
April 19th In the past week or so, a hoard of new hobby modeling products have been announced.  They are Ace Model's 1/72 B1 Centauro AFV (Early Series) Model Kit (72437); Eureka XXL's 1/35 Rosomak APC Wheel Set; GB Modelli's 1/72 Autocannone da 75/27 su Ceirano 50 Model Kits (One in Firing Mode and one in Transport Mode); ICM's 1/35 P204(f) Armored Car with German Crew (35382); Modelltrans Modellbau's 1/72 Sd.Kfz. 221 with 2.8cm Panzerbuchse 41 Conversion (MT72463) for the First to Fight kit; Modelcollect's 1/72 9P117M1 with R17 Rocket (SCUD B) Model Kit; Model Miniatures's 1/72 VBCI VPC Command Vehicle Model Kit (MM-R226); Tamiya's 1/35 Type 16 Maneuver Combat Vehicle Model Kit (35361) and W-Model's 1/72 RS-24 YARS/Topol M Model Kit.
April 16th WW Sponsor AFV Club has sent us photos of their forthcoming 1/35 M54A2 6x6 5-ton Truck Model Kit (AF35300).  
April 11th Today we've put up a few bits and bobs in the form of new photos of the NZLAV IMV and Supacat SPV400 Protected Vehicle.
April 8th We've added a few Bison APC photos courtesy of the Canadian Army and the Department of National Defence & the Canadian Armed Forces.

Also, Blast Models has announced a new product, a 1/35 AMD 178 (Armored Car) Stowage Set (BL35317K) for the ICM kits.
April 4th   The April issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has already arrived and it contains a couple articles that should be of interest to you, our visitiors.  They are "Douglas Gets His Jeep" (featuring a rebuild of an early Willys "Slat-Grill" MB Jeep) written by Marvin Port and "Six Wheels On My Wagon" [covering 6x6 variants of the Australian "Perentie" Land Rover (and essentially Part 2 of the series)] by Craig Watson.
April 3rd It seems we can't tear ourselves away from the Stryker series.  We've found more pics of the M1296 Stryker Dragoon (ICV-D) via the U.S. Army as well as from the U.S. 2nd Cavalry Regiment.
April 2nd Completely switching gears from the modern vehicles we've been covering lately, we've updated our WWII era Danish V-3 Armored Car Vehicle Index, including a bunch of new photos via the Frihedsmuseets Fotoarkiv.
April 1, 2018 Today's addition are U.S. Army photos showing an M1151 HMMWV OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment stationed at the National Training Center at Ft. Irwin, California.

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