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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 March 1, 2017 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
May 29, 2017 There's still more model product announcements streaming in.  The items are Legend Productions' 1/35 Humvee TOW Turret Set (M1167 ITAS) (LF3D007) and 1/35 TOW Missile Rack Set (LF3D006); Resicast's 1/35 Spoked Wheels for British Armoured Car (3511185a); and Tankograd Publishing's new books authored by Ralf Maile, titled "Unimog 1,5-Tonner 'S'. The Legendary 1.5-ton Unimog Truck in German Service - Part 1: Development/Technology/Walkaround" (5066), "…Part 2: Cargo Versions/Double-Cab Driver-Trainer" (5067), and "…Part 3: Box Body/Tank Dummy/Fire Engine/Armoured" (5068).
May 18th Trying to keep up on the hobby modeling product announcements, here's a few more.  They are IBG Models' 1/72 C15TA Armored Truck Model (72053); Panzer Art's 1/35 “Otter” Light Reconnaissance Car Stowage Set (RE35-473), Marmon-Herrington Reconnaissance Cars Stowage Set (RE35-474) and Chevrolet LRDG Truck Stowage Set (RE35-477); Takom's 1/35 Kamaz Typhoon K MRAP Model Kit; and Voyager Model's 1/35 Bumerang IFV Basic Detail Set (PE35717) for the Panda Hobby Kit.
May 16th If you haven't noticed, we tend to like Ferrets. So, here's more photos of the Ferret Mark 1/2 Scout Car courtesy of Don Allen.
May 15th And here's the second installment of products, consisting of aftermarket and reference items. They are Ace Model’s 1/72 BTR-70 Add-On Armor Set (7266); KMT’s 1/35 VBL WASP 1 and Add On Armor Set (KMT35047K); Slingshot Models’ 1/35 Greek Army VBL Conversion Set (SSM 35007), VBL Stowage Packs Set (ACL 35009) and VBL Sagged Wheel Set (ACL 35010); Tiger Model Designs’ 1/35 U.S. Hood Latches (Trucks) (35-1321), U.S. Utility Vehicle Door Handles and Knobs (35-1324), U.S. Vehicle Tie-Down Hooks (Screwed) (35-1325), U.S. Vehicle Tie-Down Hooks (Welded) (35-1326), U.S. Soft-Skin Head Lights and Turn Signals (35-1332); Voyager Model’s 1/35 Husky Mk. III VMMD Detail Set (PE35849) for the Panda Hobby Kit and Husky Mk. III VMMD Lense & Taillight Set (BR35135) for AFV Club Kit; and Wings and Wheels Publications new books “Frog-7 In Detail” (G 055) and “LMV Lince In Detail” (G054).
May 14th Since we've not kept up with reporting hobby product announcements for awhile, we have a whole lot of 'em to list.  So, they'll be in two installments, starting with model kits.  They are Ace Model’s 1/48 BA-20 Early Production Armored Car (48108) and 1/72 BTR-3RK Anti-Tank Vehicle (72176); AMG’s resin 1/35 ADGZ Heavy Armoured Car (Mid-Production?) (AMG35510); Bronco Model’s 1/35 Armored Krupp Protze KFZ.69 with 3.7cm Pak 36 (Late Version) (CB35132); Fine Molds’ 1/35 JGSDF Light Truck with MAT (FM52); Hobby Boss’ 1/35 BA-20M Armored Car (83884) and 1/35 ADGZ/M35 Mittlere Panzerwagen Armored Car (Late Version?) (83890); ICM’s 1/48 Sdkfz 223 Panzerspahwagen (48192); Modelcollect’s 1/72 Iskander 9K720/SS-26 Stone Tactical Ballistic Missile Launcher (MA72011); T-Model’s 1/72 M1114 Up Armoured HMMWV (TM-7201); Takom’s 1/35 AML-90 French Light Armoured Car (2077) and AML-60 French Light Armoured Car (2084); Trumpeter’s 1/35 BM-27 Uragan Multiple Launched Rocket System (01026); and W-Model’s 1/72 resin Tor M2KM/SA-15 Gauntlet SAM System (WB-39).
May 12th Today we've completely updated our Ferret Mark 4 "Big Wheel" Scout Car Index, including adding new photos.
May 11th Courtesy of the German Bundesarchiv, we've added a half-dozen more photos of the Type 166 Schwimmwagen.
May 10th Model Miniature of France has announced three (3) new 1/72 resin model kits of the ERC-90 Armored Car series.  They are the ERC-90 Sagaie "Classic French Version" (MM-212), ERC-90 Lynx "Export Version" (MM-R213) and ERC-90 Sagaie 2 "Late Version" (MM-214).
May 9th   The May issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and once again, it's stuffed full of wheeled-vehicle goodness.  Articles include"French Protection" (Panhard 178 armored car series) by Sheldon Rogers,"Military Moped" (TAP 56 "Bazooka Vespa") by Eric Bryan,"Scouting for Boys" (M3A1 Scout Car) by John Norris, and"Bucket List" by Louise Limb and"The Volkswagen Goes to War" by Karl Ludvigsen, both covering the Volkswagen Kubelwagen.
April 18th Courtesy of first time WW contributor Mark Hallam, we have a few unique CVR(W) Fox Photos, including one showing a vehicle with a severely bent barrel that was caused by an accident while on Exercise in Germany, circa 1993.
April 16th Today we've completely updated our Ferret 1 & 1/1 Scout Car Index.
April 11th Ron Bell continues his assault on small scale projects with his build of a 1/76 Matchbox Daimler Dingo Scout Car Model.
April 6th Good friend of WW Stephen Tegner has posted a very large number of scanned pages from the Daimler Armored Car Technical Manual on Google Photos. Check them out at the above link.
April 1st   The April issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine is here and there's a lot of content that should be interesting to WarWheels visitors.  The relevant articles include"Motown to Moscow" by Emrys Kirby which highlights the GAZ-67/67B Utility Vehicles, "Playing it Safe" by James Kinnear, which spotlights the BA-10 Armored Car and "Storm Force" by Louise Limb, showcasing the Land Rover 110 SAS Desert Patrol Vehicle. 
March 31st We've done a little "light housekeeping" today with a fairly considerable reconfiguration of our "Links" Page. Not only have we removed bad links, but we've (hopefully) made the page easier to find the interesting websites we've listed.
March 30th Javier Villarroya has contacted us with information of his new 1/35 Spanish Army/Guardia Civil IVECO LMV Lince Photo-Etched Update/Detail Set.  Javier states the detail set helps update the Italeri kit to the Spanish version now seeing service in Central Africa and Libya.  For more information about the set you can contact Javier directly at fjvillarroya@yahoo.com . 
March 28th You know, it seems like there has been a never-ending number of hobby modelling products being released lately.  Well, here's a few more: Ace Models’ 1/72 V-100 (XM-706E1) Armored Car Model Kit (72431); Bronco Model’s 1/35 Humber Mark 3 Armored Car Model Kit (CB35112); Modelltrans Modellbau’s 1/72 HMMWV S-250 Shelter (MTD7240) and 1/72 HMMWV S-788 Shelter (MTD7239); Toro Model’s 1/35 “Polish APC Rosomak Vol. 3” Decals (35D43) and 1/35 “Polish APC Rosomak Placards” (35D45); and W-Model’s 1/72 resin SA-8 Gecko/9K33 OSA SAM System Model Kit (WB-01).
March 22nd Today we have photos of Rick Tuck's 1/35 M998 HMMWV Recon Vehicle Model (75th Ranger Regiment - Circa 1985), for your viewing pleasure.
March 18th And to complete the hobby product announcements, here are the aftermarket items coming soon: Black Dog’s 1/35 Hummer Mini-Pumper (Fire Truck) Conversion Set (T35184), 1/35 Dutch Fennek Accessory Set (T35186) and 1/35 German Fennek 1A2 Accessory Set (T35187), both for the applicable Trumpeter kits; FC Model Trend’s 1/35 Spanish M8, M20 and C15 'Trumphy' Decals (FCM35215); Panzer Art’s 1/35 BTR 40 Canvas Top Cover (RE35-464); Panzershop’s 1/35 Skoda PA-2 Wheel Set (PS35A345) for both the Hobbyboss & Takom kits and 1/35 Skoda PA-2 Turtle Chassis Correction Set (PS35269) for the Hobbyboss kit; SP Designs’ 1/35 BTR-94 APC Conversion (1594) for the Trumpeter BTR-80 kit; and Voyager Model’s 1/35 U.S. MIM-104C Patriot 1 System Basic Detail Set (PE35866) for Dragon Kit #3558.
March 17th Today, we're listing hobby model kits that have been announced during the past week or two.  They are Blue Square Models’ resin 1/72 Semovente da 47/32 su Scafo AB41 Kit (B72023); Bronco Model’s 1/35 T17E1 Staghound Mk. 1 Armoured Car (Late Production) with 12 Foot Assault Bridge Kit (CB35115); Diopark’s 1/35 Field-Modified Civilian Truck w/122mm Rocket Launcher Kit (DP35016) and Field-Modified Civilian Truck w/UB-32 Rocket Launchers model (DP35020); and MMK’s 1/35 resin ATMP with SLLPT Trailer Set (F3063).
March 16th Three books dedicated to armored cars/wheeled fighting vehicles have been recently announced.  They are Haynes Publishing's "Rolls-Royce Armoured Car Owners' Workshop Manual: 1915-44 (All Models)" by David Fletcher, Sabot Publications' "Stryker MGS Mobile Gun System in Combat” (Warmachines 02), and Tankograd Publishing’s “ESK - Mungo Light Protected Vehicle for Specialised Forces” (5065) by Carl Schulze.
March 11th Back to the Ferrets.  Courtesy of Clive Elliott again, we just posted a few more pics of Ferret Instructional aids, specifically different hulls and even a table-top 3D electrical system diagram.  To find them you can go to any of the Ferret Scout Car indices we have, including that of the Mark 2.
March 9th I'm very pleased to announce we've gotten some extraordinary reference material for hosting here, courtesy of good friend, and Editor of The Shorland Site, Clive Elliott. We've included his tome "British Army Green Paints" (In PDF) to the site.  The article delves deeply into the often misunderstood subject of the use of green paint by the British post-war Army.   
March 4th Here's more Ferret photos from Patrick; These of a Ferret Mark 2 "Cut Away" vehicle.
March 2, 2017 Today, we've put up some pics of a Ferret Mark 2/3 Scout Car taken by Patrick a couple years ago.

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