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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 February 1, 2018 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
April 22, 2018 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 1st 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.
March 31st Not getting away from the Stryker series quite yet, but we've added some new photos of the M1127 Recon Vehicle via the US Air Force.

Also, there's been another hobby product announced by Kit Form Services; a 1/24th Land Rover Series 2a Ambulance Model Kit (KFS-TQ228).
March 29th It's with great satisfaction that we present the final variant in the Stryker series, the M1131 Fire Support Vehicle (FSV).
March 27th Sticking with the Stryker series, we've added a new index covering the M1130 Command Vehicle (CV).

Also, there's one new hobby modeling product recently announced, DEF Model's 1/35 RG-31 Mark 5 MRAP Sagged Wheel Set (DW35103).
March 23rd Our next installment in the Stryker Story, is the new index covering the M1135 Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Recon Vehicle.
March 21st Continuing on our march to include all the Stryker variants, we've added a new index covering the M1133 Medical Evacuation Vehicle (MEV).
March 20th   The March issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it contains two (2) articles of interest to "our type".  They are "Better Late Than Never" (featuring the rare four-wheel steering Ford GP 'Jeep' Utility Vehicle) written by John Carroll and "Project Perentie: Part 1" (covering the Australian Land Rovers) by Craig Watson.
March 19th After a bit of a hiatus, we've added 90+ detail photos of the M1128 Stryker MGS.
March 8th The past few Stryker additions have drummed up a little more "business" lately in form of more photos submitted to us.  Courtesy of Rob Skipper, we have added some of his M1128 MGS and M1134 ATGM detail photos.

Also, one hobby modeling product has been announced by Djiti's Production: their new 1/35 VBCI Wheel Set (35079) for the Heller kit.
March 6th Today we present a new vehicle index covering the XM-1296 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle- Dragoon (ICV-D).
March 4th Staying on the "heavy" Stryker theme, here's some new photos of the M1134 ATGM Vehicle, also via the US Army.
March 3rd The past few days we've been working behind the scenes to update our Stryker IAV Series Index.  So with that, here are some new photos of the M1128 Stryker Mobile Gun System, courtesy of the US Army.
February 24th Tankograd Publishing has announced another reference for us: "GTK Boxer A0-A1-A2: The Multirole Armoured Wheeled 'Mothership' of the German Infantry", which is authored by friend of WW, Ralph Zwilling.
February 18th   We got our February 2018 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it doesn't disappoint as there's lots for us interested in armored cars and wheeled fighting vehicles. The applicable articles are "Autocars at Amiens" by Tim Gosling, "Battle Bus"  (featuring a replica M54 5-Ton Gun Truck) authored by Louise Lamb, "Radios and Rifles" (covering a Land Rover Series III FFR Lightweight) by Clare Westbrook and "Years Ahead of Its Time" (highlighting the prototype Standard Jungle Airborne Buggy) written by Duncan Glen.
February 17th Good friend of WW, George Bradford, has started producing new scale AFV line drawings again and is offering up his entire line up for purchase.  So, we've added a hyperlink to his page AFV News Tank Plans on our "Links" section.
February 11th Today, we've posted the last vehicle index covering the British-built WWI era Austin cars, the Austin 3rd Series (Improved)/ 4th Series Armored Car.
February 10th Getting close to the end of the "Austin Story", with the addition of a vehicle index covering the Austin (3rd Series) Armored Car.

Also, a couple more hobby model product announcements to post.  They are Mantis Miniatures' 1/35 Willys Jeep Basket & Canvas Set (MAC-14) for the Tamiya kit and Miniarm's (re-released) 1/35 BRDM-1 Sagged Wheel Set (B35062) and 1/35 Tigr-M Kord 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun on 6U16 Turret (B35152) for the Meng Model kit.
February 9th One quick update for now.  Model Miniature has announced two new products: a 1/72 Panhard VBL MILAN Anti-Tank Vehicle Model Kit (MM-R222) and a 1/72 Diorama (EBR) Tire Set (MM-R223).
February 6th Following up on Sunday's addition, we've uploaded a new vehicle index covering the Austin (2nd Series) Armored Car.
February 5th Yet again, a few more hobby modeling products have been announced.  They are Thunder Model's 1/35 Morris C9/B Bofors Gun Truck Model Kit (35210); Tiger Model's 1/35 Panhard ERC-90 F1 Lynx Model Kit (4632); and Toro Model's 1/35 Polish KTO Rosomak OSS-D Turret (35027).
February 4th Today's addition to the website is a new vehicle index entry for the Russian Austin (1st Series) Armored Car.
February 1, 2018   We received the January 2018 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it contains a number of articles with coverage of armored cars/wheeled fighting vehicles. They are "Champion Fun" by Toby Savage (sharing his memories of "off-roading" with an Austin Champ), "Porsche's Masterpiece"  authored by Karl Ludvigsen (covering the Type 166 Schwimmwagen) and "Wheels of Steel" written by Louise Lamb [featuring the Belgian Minerva TT (licensed built Land Rover Series 1) Utility Vehicle].

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