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2013 Archive of "What's New" Items

Items appearing in the "What's New" section during the calendar year 2013 are contained here.  The information is listed by date updated with the most recent dates on top and older items at the bottom.

Date Item Updated or Added
December 28, 2013

Kinetic Model Kits (owned by WW sponsor Lucky Models) has sent us more photos of their soon-to-be-released 1/35 Maxx Pro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) model kit (K61011).

December 26th

Today we've put up another FMTV index in the form of the M1157 MTV 6x6 10 ton Dump Truck.

December 24th

Clive Elliott, Editor of the Shorland Site, has sent us some photos of an Italian Land Rover Defender 90 utility vehicle.

December 22nd

Yet again, we have a couple more hobby modeling products that have been announced including the 1/35 Dragon Models Sd.Kfz.234/3 mit 7.5cm KwK Premium Edition model kit (6786) and W Model's 1/35 SA-10 Grumble S-300 TEL & SAM resin model kit (WA03).

December 20th

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their January 2014 issue and in it there's a nice article titled "Birth of a Legend" (modeling the 1/35 Miniart BRC-40 Bantam Jeep) by Paul Cawte

December 19th Today we have another new vehicle index based on the FMTV truck series: the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
December 18th More hobby modeling products have been announced including Mouse House Enterprises' 1/35 ASLAV PC Decal Sheet 1 (MAD622) and ASLAV PC Decal Sheet 2 (MAD623) and Tankograd Publications' book "British Military Trucks of World War One Types and Variants of British-Built and Non-British-Built Trucks in British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Flying Corps Service 1914-18" authored by Tim Gosling.
December 16th As part of our addition of the FMTV truck index, we've also put up a new vehicle index for the M1083 MTV 6x6 5 ton Drop Side Cargo Truck as well as additional photos of the M1078A1P2 4x4 LMTV truck via Oshkosh Defense.
December 15th WW sponsor, Minor Model, has sent us their latest announcement of more upcoming WFV related products.  These new and very interesting sets include their 1/35 Post WWII Civilian Light Truck Crane (AVC35003) and 1/35 WWII German Field Improvised Weapon Pedestal (AVM35071), both adaptable to many vehicle model kits. Check out their December Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
December 12th

Today we put up a new vehicle index for the US Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) as well as updating the M1078 LMTV 4x4 drop side cargo truck which is one of the main variants in that series.

December 5th

More hobby model products have been announced including Bronco Models' 1/35 U.S.4x4 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle "Maxx (Pro)" model kit (CB35142) and Model Miniature's resin 1/72 M151A2 Mutt with "Car Cover" (Canvas Top) model kit. (MM-R131)

December 2nd

Lt. Col. Dick Taylor has provided us with more photos of the Saladin Mark 2 Armored Car.

November 29th

Ian Young, Editor of Military Machines International Magazine, has sent us photos of the Boxer A1 MRAV.

Also, yet more hobby modeling products have been announced including Bitskreig's 1/35 Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen Spare Common Off-road (Tread Type 2) wheel set (BK-058) and 1/35 Kubelwagen Universal Wheel Cap Set (BK-059); and Real Model's 1/35 Buffalo MRAP Engine Set (RMA35265) for the Bronco kit, 1/35 RG-31 Mk.3 MRAP Engine Set (RMA35264) for the Kinetic Models kit, 1/35 M-ATV MRAP Engine Set (RMA35263) for the Panda Models kit, 1/35 VBCI IFV Wheel Set (RMA35266) for the Heller kit and 1/35 Dingo 2 GE A2 Wheel set (RMA35260) for the Revell of Germany kit. 

November 27th

More hobby modeling products have been announced including Model Miniature's upcoming series of 1/72 VAB APC model kits and VAB wheel sets and SKP Model's 1/35 Ford GPW Jeep Firestone Wheel Set (SKP246) for the Bronco Models Kit.

November 26th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their December issue and it contains a bumper crop of WFV related articles. The articles are: "Armoured Command" (WWII era 4x4 & 6x6 AEC Armoured Command Vehicles) by MMI Editor Ian Young, "Desert Insurgency" (British Armoured Vehicles In Iraq) by Carl Schulze, "Into the Archives" (Ferrets Galore) by James Payne, "Jeep Rebuild Part 4" by Ian Young, "Rhodesian Mine Protected Vehicles" by Cmdr. Robert Cedars and "SAS in the Gulf" (British Special Forces Vehicles in the 1st Gulf War) also by Ian.

November 23rd

Our addition for today are photos of the South African G6 Rhino 155mm SPG courtesy of Chris Baxter, Owner of BaxMod Models.

November 22nd

Today we have posted photos of the Land Rover Series 3 TACR-1 (Truck, Aircraft Crash Rescue Mark 1) courtesy of John Tapsell.

November 21st

We have heard of a whole slew of new hobby modeling products being announced. First, there's Bronco Model's 1/35 Buffalo 6x6 MPCV w/Slat Armour Model Kit (CB35101) and 1/35 British 1/4 Ton (Airbourne) Truck (Jeep) with 6 pounder Anti-Tank Gun & Crew model kit set (CB35170);  E.T. Model's  1/35 "Technical" Pick-Up Truck Weighted Road Wheel Set- Type 2 (ER35-055) for the Meng Models'  kit (VS004) and Voyager Models' 1/35 BTR-60PU Detail Set (PE35472) for the Trumpeter model and 1/35 WWII U.S. Ford GPW 1/4 ton Mod. 1942 Jeep Detail Set (PE35605) for the Bronco kit (35107).

November 16th

Patrick has completed a review of the second of Model Miniatures' newest Photo Reference DVD's:  "AMX-10RCR in Action" (MM-DVD006) which also highlights the modern French AMX-10RCR “Renove” (Renovated) Reconnaissance Vehicle.

Also, two more hobby modeling products have been announced.  They are IBG Models' 1/35 Einheitsdiesel Truck with 3.7cm Breda Cannon model kit (35005) and SKP Models' 1/35 Ford GPW Jeep Wheel Set (SKP241) for the Bronco kit.

November 11th

It is Veteran's Day in the USA and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all veteran's for their service to our country.

With that being said, we have heard of another interesting hobby modeling product announced by White Storm Models in the form of a 1/35 Ehrhardt Model 1917 Armored Car resin model kit (WSM3504).

November 10th

Today we have WFV/Armored Car model photos taken by Patrick at the 2013 IPMS/USA Butch O'Hare Club Contest & Show. 

November 7th

More hobby modeling products have been announced including some from Custom Factory, a new company from the Ukraine. Their WFV related products are 1/35 GAZ-2330 Tiger Wheels (35003), KRAZ-256-258 Truck Wheels (35008), BTR-40 APC Wheels (35011), ZIL-130-133 Soviet/Russian Truck Wheels (35012), ZIS-150 Soviet Truck Wheels (35013) and KAMAZ-4310 Truck Wheels (35014).  In addition, Panzer Art is releasing a 1/35 Staghound Mark 1 Turret with “Hessian Net” (RE35-220) and 1/35 ASLAV-25 Road Wheels (RE35-221).

November 3rd

We've posted more of John Tapsell's photos, these being of a Land Rover Series 2a RAF Ambulance.

November 1st

Chris Baxter of BaxMod Models  (and WW supporter) has announced two interesting resin models he's releasing: a 1/35 G6 "Rhino" SPG and 1/35 Rhodesian SAS UNIMOG (S404).

October 31st

A couple hobby modeling products have been announced including Hauler's 1/48 BA-20 Detail Set (HLX48341) for the Ace kit and SKP Model's 1/35 M151A2 Mutt Light/Lense Set (SKP188) for the Academy series of kits.

October 29th

We've posted Mac Johnston's full build review of WW sponsor Minor Model's 1/35 Light Armored US Jeep Detail Set (AVM35019).

October 26th

Today we have photos from new WW contributor John Tapsell.  John has sent us some pics of the British Panther MLV.

Also, we have a few more hobby modeling products announced including Hussar Productions' 1/35 Sd.Kfz.254 Saurer Wheel Set (HSR 35108) for the Hobby Boss kit and Legend Productions 1/35 Tilly Update/Stowage Set ( LF1270) which looks like it fits the Tamiya kit.  Finally, Squadron Signal Publications has released two new books: "US MRAPs in Action" (SS12054) by John Adams-Graf and "Gama Goat Detail In Action" (SS39003) by good friend David Doyle.  Both books are available in hard and soft covers.

October 21st

Patrick has completed a review of one of Model Miniatures' newest Photo Reference DVD's "AMX-10RC in Details" (MM-DVD002) which highlights the modern French AMX-10RCR “Renove” (Renovated) Reconnaissance Vehicle.

October 20th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their November issue and it contains a few WFV related articles. The articles are: ""Designed for a Purpose" (covering the Mercedes-Benz Zetros Series of Trucks) by Shaun Connors, "Irish Fords" by Colin Stone, "Jeep Rebuid (Part 3)"  by Editor Ian Young and "Two of a Kind" (covering the CM32 Cloud Leopard & Terrex IFV) by Gordon Arthur.

October 19th

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their November 2013 issue and among the armor related articles you'll find "Off-Road Legend"  which covers a build of the 1/35 Italeri Land Rover 109" LWB (Series 3) model kit by Alan Firbank. 

October 15th

Today we've put up Dave's updated "World of Wheelies" country index for the Poland.

And just one more hobby modeling product has been announced by Italeri: their 1/35 M985 HEMTT Gun Truck Model Kit (6510).

October 12th

More hobby modeling products have been announced including Bitskrieg's 1/35 Kubelwagen/ Schwimmwagen Off Road Wheel Rim (BK-057) and Trumpeter's 1/35 Fennek LGS - Dutch Version Model Kit (05533), 1/35 JGSDF Type 73 Light Truck "Revision Light"? Model Kit (05572) and 1/35 Canadian Husky 6x6 APC -Improved Version Model kit (01506).

October 12th WW sponsor, Minor Model, has sent us two announcements this month of more upcoming BA-64-related products including the 1/35 BA-64B Scout Car Workable Leaf Suspension Set (VMD35011), 1/35 BA-64-3Skh "Basic" Detail Set (VMD35020) and 1/35 BA-64-3Skh "Complete" Detail Set (VMD35021), all for the applicable Vision Models' kits.  Check out their first October Newsletter (PDF) and second October Newsletter for photos and more information.
October 6th

Today we have two interesting additions via Dave Haugh.  The first is an updated "World of Wheelies" entry for Australia.  Second is a US War Department Field Manual (FM 2-6) titled "Crew Drill Light Armored Car M8": both are PDF's.

October 4th

We've added another WWII era Italian vehicle index to WW: the Autoblinda Lince.

Also, Black Dog has announced two new products in their 1/35 US Airborne Jeep "Before Drop" Accessory Set (T35097) and US Airborne Jeep "After Drop" Accessory Set (T35098), both presumably for the Bronco Models kit CB35106.

September 24th

Today we are posting more hobby modeling products that have been announced including Alder Models' 1/35 Humvee (M1114) Engine Detail Set (AD35084) for the Bronco Model kits, Bitskrieg's 1/35 Kubelwagen/ Schwimmwagen Common Wheel Rim (BK-055), Schwimmwagen Wide Type Wheel Rim (BK-056) and SKP Models' 1/35 ZIL-157 Light Lense Set (SKP129) for the Trumpeter models.. 

September 22nd

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their October 2013 issue and it contains two articles you WFV lovers might be interested in.  They are "Commando Car" (modeling the 1/35 Italeri SAS 'Commando' Jeep) by Paul Cawte and "Press Ganged Runabout"  (featuring Tamiya's 1/35 Simca 5) by Toni Canfora. 

September 17th

Geez, we have more hobby modeling products that have been announced including Arms Corps Models' 1/35 ASLAV 25 Phase III Correction/Update Sets (4 Different Options Available) (ACM35851) and ASLAV 25 Phase III Correction/Update "Bar Armour" Sets (4 Options) (ACM35852), both for the Trumpeter model #000392 and Best Value Model's 1/35 "Libyan" Land Cruiser Technical Pick-Up with BMP Turret model kit (BVM35098).

September 16th

Today we have more photos from Mark; these being of a replica SAS Willys MB Jeep.

September 15th

Long-time supporter of WW, Mark Aldrich, has provided us with some additional detail photos of the Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV).

Also, even more hobby modeling products have been announced including Italeri's 1/35 M985 HEMTT Gun Truck model kit (6510), Panzer Art's 1/35 Humvee (Late Pattern) Road Wheels (RE35-212) and Voyager Model's 1/35 BJ212 Military Jeep Detail Set (PE35606) for the Trumpeter kit, 1/35 Schwimmwagan Type 128 Detail Set (PE35608) for the AFV Club kit, 1/35 Ural 4320/375 Truck Road Wheels (PEA312) & 1/35 Modern US MK.23 MTVR Truck Add-On Parts (Armor) (PEA316), both for the respectiveTrumpeter kits.

September 12th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has already released their October issue and it contains a few WFV related articles. The articles are: "Cold War Leviathans" (covering modern Russian mobile ICBM launchers) by Jim Kinnear, "DVD 2013" (covering the annual UK Defence Industry Show) by Shaun Connors and "Jeep Rebuid (Part 2)"  by Ian Young.

September 10th

Yes, we have more hobby modeling products that have been announced including Model Miniature's  1/72 AMX-10 RCR (3rd Hussars) Resin Model Kit (MM-R123),"AMX-10 RC In Details" (MM-DVD002) & "AMX-10 RCR In Action" (MM-DVD005) Reference DVD's and Tank Mania's 1/35 SS-21 Scarab (OTR-21 Tochka) Resin Model Kit (35006).

September 8th

A few more hobby modeling products have been announced by ET Model.  These include their 1/35 BM-21 Grad Multiple Rocket Launcher Detail Set (E35-191), 1/35 BM-21 Grad Multiple Rocket Launcher Weighted Road Wheel Set (ER35-053), both for the Trumpeter kit, and 1/35 GAZ-233014 STS "TIGER" Weighted Road Wheel Set (ER35-054) for the Meng Models Kit.

September 1st

A bunch of actual wheel sets have been announced to use for our WFV/Armored Car modeling needs including Blitz Workshop's 1/35 Sdkfz 254/Sauer RK-7 wheels (BA35051) for the Hobby Boss model and Mirror Models' 1/35 Dunlop 10.5x16 (Tyre Set 1) Selection (35000), Dunlop 10.5x16 Set (35011), Dunlop 9.5x16 Set (35012), Dunlop Trak Grip 9x16 Set (35013), Firestone 10.5x16 Set (35014) and Goodyear 9.5x16 Set (35015).

August 31st

Not only does Ian Young Editor of Military Machines International Magazine support us as sponsors, but he also provides WW with a lot of great reference material and photos. Courtesy of his help, we were able to add another interesting prototype vehicle index: this one covering the Acorn/ Iron Eagle/ Scarab Scout Car.

August 24th

Courtesy of Ralph Riccio, we have added a photo and vehicle index of the WWII-era Italian prototype TL 37 Autoblindo Armored Car.

Also, one hobby modeling product has been announced by Resicast, a re-tooled 1/35 Ford Model T with Vickers Machine Gun Model Kit (351137).

August 23rd

We've added an Engesa S.A. Company/Product Sales Brochure (PDF) which covers the EE-9 Cascavel Armored Car and EE-11 Urutu APC.

Also, a few more hobby modeling products have been announced including DML's 1/35 SAS Raider 1/4 Ton 4x4 Truck (Jeep) ETO 1944 Model Kit & 2nd SAS Regiment Figure Set (6725) and Echelon Fine Details' 1/35 markings sets "1-221st Cavalry 11th ACR "DAK" M1117 ASV Guardian in Iraq" (D356164) and "RG-31s in Afghanistan- Black Out & Iron Hyde" (D356166).

August 22nd

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their September issue and it contains a few WFV related articles. The articles are: "Dunsfold Open Weekend" (covering the HUGE Dunsfold Landy collection) by Ian Young, "Jeep Rebuid (Part 1)" by Ian and"Land Rover Buyers Guide (Part 2)" also by Ian.  Wow, he's been even busier than usual this month.

Also, we've added a hyperlink to the Dunsfold Land Rover Collection website at our "Links" section. 

August 21st WW sponsor, Minor Model, has sent us another announcement this month of even more upcoming products including a 1/35 Land Rover Long Wheel Base (Series II/IIA) Workable Leaf Spring Set (VMD35022) and 1/35 GAZ-69 Tyre Chain Set (AVM35069).  Check out their second August Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
August 20th

Today we've posted Patrick's review of the new book "US 4x4 MRAP MaxxPro In Detail" authored by Ralph Zwilling/Mike Collins and Published by Wings & Wheels Publications (WWP).

August 18th

More hobby modeling products have been announced by Bison Decals with their 1/35 marking sets titied "Czechoslovakia 1968 #2" covering the T-62A, BTR-152 & BRDM-2 (35207), "Polizei 1" covering the Pz.Kfw.I Ausf.F, Pz.Kfw. IV Ausf. F, BA-10M & BMW R75 (35210) and "Polizei 2" covering the ADGZ (35211).  In addition, one WFV related reference by Tankograd Publishing  has been announced and titled "Eagle IV: The Eagle IV Wheeled Armored Vehicle in Modern German Army Service" authored by occassional WW contributor Ralph Zwilling.

August 13th

A few more hobby modeling products have been announced by Model Miniature including a 1/72 M34 Truck Wheel Set (MM-R114), Panhard AML Wheel Set (MM-R115) and Buffalo MPCV Wheel Set (MM-R116). 

August 12th Today we've posted some photos of Wayne Cassell's latest model kit, an interestingly camo'ed 1/35 Dragon Syrian Police BRDM-2 Scout Car.

Also, another bumper crop of hobby modeling products have been announced including Best Value Models' 1/35 Jeep (French) Armee - Laos 1953 (BVM35096) and Jeep Blindee -(French) 1er REC Indochine (BVM35097) model kits; 1/35 Miniarm's 1/35 BTR-82 Road Wheel Set (B35082) For theTrumpeter/Zvezda/DML kits; Miniart's 1/35 AEC Mk 3 Armoured Car Model Kit (35159); Tamiya's 1/48 Russian BA-64B Armored Car Model Kit (32576); and Voyager Models' 1/35 M1083 FMTV (Armoured Cab) Basic Detail Set (PE35588), 1/35 BM-21 GRAD Multiple Rocket (Early) Launcher Detail Set (PE35600), BM-21 GRAD Rocket Launcher Detail Set (Includes 5 Rockets) (PE35601) and BM-21 Rocket Set (20 rockets) (VBS0321) all for the applicable Trumpeter Kits.

August 11th Sorry for the lag in adding content this past number of days; Patrick was on vacation again.  But he's back and done traveling for a bit so we shouldn't have any major lulls until the December Holidays. 

Anyway, WW sponsor, Minor Model, has announced a couple more products including a 1/35 German WWII 1.5 & 3 ton Truck Double Wheel Chain Set (AVM35064) and 1/35 SCR-510 Radio & FM-48 Bracket Set for U.S. Half-tracks (AVM35068).  Check out their August Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
July 31st What, you want more Italian vehicles here on WW?  Ok.  Today we have a new index covering the Autoprotetto S 37/TL 37 APC. 
July 28th Yep, another Italian WWII era vehicle...  The Camionetta Desertica Mod. 42 (AKA: AS 42 Sahariana) Recon Vehicle.
July 27th Today we've added an index for the final vehicle in the Italian AB series of armored cars: the Autoblinda AB 43.

Also, there were more hobby modeling products announced including ET Model's 1/35 GAZ-233014 STS "TIGER" (Exterior) Detail Set (E35-184) and GAZ-233014 STS "TIGER" Interior Detail Set (E35-185) both for the Meng Models' kit; and Gaso.line's 1/48 Land Rover WMIK Wheels (GAS48117) and "Snatch" Land Rover Wheels (GAS48118), both for the applicable Airfix kits; 1/48 Sd.Kfz.263 Panzerfunkwagen Conversion (GAS48120) for the Tamiya kit, 1/48 Renault VAB ULTIMA 4x4 APC with anti-RPG protection (Armée Française 2012) model kit (GAS50230), Panhard Crab Combat Reconnaissance Armoured Buggy model kit (GAS50231), Crab with Mistral ATGM Combat Reconnaissance Armoured Buggy model kit (GAS50232) and Crab with ARX20 Turret Combat Reconnaissance Armoured Buggy model kit (GAS50233).

July 20th Continuing with an additional Italian vehicle, we have a new index of the Autoblinda AB 42 (Prototype), thanks to assistance from noted author military vehicle author Ralph Riccio.

Yet again, additional hobby modeling products have been announced, including AC Models' 1/35 New Zealand Staghound Mark 1 Accessory Set (ACM35008), Armada Hobby's 1/72 ZTS Dana 152mm SPG model kit (72051), Legends Productions' 1/35 M20 Armored Utility Car Stowage Set (LF1265) and Mirror Models' 1/35 CMP F15 Ford Truck with mounted Italian 20mm Model 39 Breda Gun model kit (35107).
July 19th   WW sponsor, Minor Model, has announced a few more products including a 1/35 Winter Detail Set for the open-cab Henschel 33D1 Truck (AVM35039), another for the 1/35 Henschel Workshop (AVM35057) and a 1/48 Tire Chain set for WWII German 3-Ton Trucks (AVM48011).  Check out their July Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
July 15th

We added more photos of the US' Trackless Tank.

July 14th

Today we've updated our vehicle index for the Autoblinda AB 41, including the addition of more photos.

July 13th

We've put up a new hyperlink in our "links" section to Jim Lewis' "Guntruck Studios" website.  GS is Jim's website dedicated to military/sci-fi modeling, but does have a lot of content dedicated to Gun Truck/WFV models as well. 

Also, there were more hobby modeling products announced lately.  These include Black Dog's 1/35 Land Rover Defender "Snatch" with Barracuda Camo- Afghanistan Conversion Set (T35092) and "Snatch" BIG Conversion Set (T35093) both for the Hobby Boss Kits; Bronco Models 1/35 British Airborne Troops Riding in 1/4 ton (Jeep) Truck and Trailer (CB35169) model kit; DEF Model's 1/35 Italian Puma 6X6 AFV Sagged Wheel Set (DW35047) for the Trumpeter kit and two (2) new hardcover books authored by friend of WarWheels David Doyle-Squadron/Signal Publications titled "The Complete DUKW Historical Reference" (SS80001) and "The GMC CCKW Truck in US Service Historical Reference" (SS80002).

July 10th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their August issue and I've got it in my grubby hands already. Besides it containing its usual mega coverage of military vehicles, there's two WFV related articles. The articles are: "Czech Mate" (covering the TATRA truck line up) by Shaun Connors and "Land Rover Buyers Guide (Part 1)" by Ian Young.

July 6th

Today we have another interesting addition with the Tucker Tiger Combat Car vehicle index.  Also, Dave has updated his "World of Wheelies" country index for the USA.

July 1st

Here is information regarding a large number of hobby modeling product releases announced in the past couple weeks.  The items are Azimut's 1/35 Panhard VBL PL127 (with turreted 12.7mm M2HB Browning HMG)  (10049) and Panhard VBL CB52 ISAF (with VAB 7.62mm Turret) (10050) resin model kits; ET Model's 1/35 Soviet UAZ-469 All-Terrain Vehicle Detail Set (E35-179) For Trumpeter kit; Mirror Models' 1/35 CMP F15 (Italian Service) Ford Truck With Mounted 20mm Breda Gun Mod.39 (35107) model kit; Panzershop's 1/35 2K52 Luna-M/Frog 7 Wheeled Missile System Resin Model Kit; Voyager Models 1/35 "Technical" 4x4 Pick-Up with ZSU-23 AA Gun Detail Set (PE35580) and 'Tiger' Russian Armoured High-Mobility Vehicle Detail Set (PE35581), both for the Meng Models' kits, 1/35 Puma 4x4 Armoured Vehicle Detail Set (PE 35545), 1/35 M1078 LMTV Basic Detail Set (PE35585), M1078 LMTV (Armoured Cab) Basic Detailing Set (PE35586) and M1078 LMTV (Armoured Cab] Additional Detail Set (PEA 314) all for the applicable Trumpeter kits and finally Wings & Wheels Publications new books "M38A1 In Detail (R073)" and "Buffalo MRAP In Detail" (G037).

June 27th

More model photos are up today, these courtesy of Wayne Cassell.  They cover his 1/35 Trumpeter Grizzly (Early) 6x6 AVGP and 1/35 Trumpy Type 96B 8x8 IFV models.

June 26th

John Staehle is back with photos of his two latest dioramas; the first featuring a 1/35 Zvezda British Marked M3A1 Scout Car kit and the other focusing on the 1/35 Italeri M6 37mm GMC model.

June 25th

Today, Patrick has posted his review of Model Miniatures' Photo Reference DVD "Buffalo in Details (with L-ROD Slat Armor)" (MM-DVD001) which highlights the French 13th Engineer Regiment's Vehicles.

June 24th

Frequent WW supporter "7996" has sent us a couple photos of the Penman Armored Land Rover Mark 4. 

June 23rd

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their July 2013 issue and it contains the follow-up reference article titled "Maple Leaf Armour: Part 2"  by Steve Guthrie. 

June 22nd Well, Patrick has finally gotten back from vacation/holiday AND his computer fixed.  Therefore, WW updates will start going up again.  Sorry for the delay!
June 3rd We've put up a new vehicle index of the Spahpanzer 2 Luchs Armored Recon Vehicle, made possible by another contribution from Massimo.
May 30th Fellow AMPS Officer Mark Aldrich is back with photos of the M274A5 Mule with 106mm Recoilless Rifle.
May 28th Massimo is back with photos of the Fennek Light Armored Recon Vehicle.

Also, we have one hobby modeling product announced by Voyager Models, their 1/35 BTR-70 - Late Production /SPW 70 Armored Personnel Carrier Detail Set (PE35582) for Trumpeter kit 01591.
May 26th Today, we have our last entry (for the time being) in the armored Land Rover series. We've added a new vehicle index for the Penman ALR Mark IV.
May 25th   WW sponsor, Minor Model, has even more new products available to us WFV modelers.  These include a myriad number of 1/35 US SCR-508 Radio sets, mounts and cabinets (and combinations); Most notably their SCR-508 Radio Set for the WWII US Jeep (GM35017) and set for the 3/4 ton WC-58 Dodge Command Car (GM35020).  Check out their Late May Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
May 23rd

We've added a couple company sales information brochures for the Growler Light Strike Vehicle and Ocelot (Foxhound) LPPV.

May 21st

Massimo Foti is back with photos of the BTR-152V1 APC and Ferret Mark 2/3 (or Mk2?) Scout Car.

And there's one WFV related reference that has been announced by Tankograd  titled "Fennek Reconnaissance Vehicle in Modern German Army Service" authored by Ralph Zwilling.

May 20th

Continuing on the armored Land Rover theme, we have photos of the CAV 100 "Snatch" Landy courtesy of Ovik Solutions.

May 19th

Today we have an interesting addition in the form of a new vehicle index of the Pangolin Armoured Land Rover Mark IV.

May 18th

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their June 2013 issue and it contains a plethora of articles relevant to us armored car lovers.  These features include a build article covering the Airfix 1/48 SUPACAT HMT 400 Jackal titled "Day of the Jackal"  by Johan Augustsson, another build article about the Hobby Boss 1/35 152mm ShkH Dana VZ.77 Wheeled SPG Model kit titled "Fiona on the Frontilne"  by Joe Long, another build/diorama article covering the Miniart 1/35 Daimler Dingo Mark 2 Scout Car titled "The Calm Before the Storm" also by Mr. Augustsson and finally a reference article titled "Maple Leaf Armour: Part 1"  by Steve Guthrie. 

May 17th

More hobby modeling products have been announced including Legend Productions' 1/35 Land Rover "Pink Panther" Stowage Set (LF1261) and Land Rover "Pink Panther" Update/Stowage Set (LF1262) both for the Tamiya kit; Model Miniature's 1/72 French Buffalo MPCV (13th Engineer Regiment) Model Kit (MM-R118) and Reference Photo DVD titled "Buffalo in Details (with L-ROD Slat Armor)" (MM-DVD001) which shows the French 13th Engineer Regiment vehicles; and W-Model's 1/35 SS-20 Sabre Ballistic Missile and Transporter Model Kit (WW02).

May 16th

Kinetic Model Kits (owned by WW sponsor Lucky Models) has announced another WFV model kit with their 1/35 RG-31 MK3 "Canada" Mine-Protected APC (K61010).

May 14th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their June issue already.  As usual it is chock full of 'military vehicle goodness', including two articles dedicated to Armoured Cars/WFV's. The articles are: "Francophile" (French ACMAT manufactured wheeled vehicles) by Shaun Connors and "UNIFIL in Lebanon"  by Colin Stone.

May 7th

Today we have a "What's in the Box" Review of a resin 1/35 Spanish RG-31 Mark 5e Nyala model kit by Javier Villarroya.

Also, we have a few more hobby model products that have been announced including Armo's 1/72 Russian Mannesmann-Mulag Armored Car Model Kit (72151); Black Dog's 1/35 Land Rover Defender "Snatch" Conversion (T35086) for the Hobby Boss kit, 1/35 Humber Mark III Accessories Set (T35089), 1/48 Supacat Jackal Accessories Set (E4803), 1/48 Supacat Coyote Accessories Set (E4804), both for the Airfix Model kits and DML's 1/35 SAS 1/4-Ton 4x4 Patrol Car (Jeep) Model Kit with Crew (6745).

May 3rd Wayne Cassell is back with photos of his 1/35 Hobby Boss M706 Commando APC model kit.
May 2nd   Our newest sponsor, Minor Model, has some new products available to us WFV modelers.  These include a 1/35 Sd.Kfz.221/222/223/260 Armoured Car Tire Chains (AVM35036), 1/48 US 4x4 Jeep Armoured Windshield Plate (AVM48004) and 1/48 U.S. Jeep Field Accessories/Tire Chains/Windshield Armor Group Set (GM48004).  Check out their May Newsletter (PDF) for photos and more information.
May 1st Dave has sent us an updated World of Wheelies country entry for Belgium.

Also, more hobby modeling products have been announced including Blast Models' 1/35 Australian CROWS RWS for Bushmaster PMV (BL35200K) for the Showcase Models Australia kit; D-Toys' 1/35 Modern US AFV FBCB-BTF System Set (DT35-066), 1/35 US AFV Metal Antenna & Mount (DT35-067), 1/35 Willys MB Jeep Detail Set (DT35-068) for the Tamiya kit, and 1/35 Schwimmwagen Type 166 Detail Set (DT35-070) for the Tamiya kit?; Hauler's 1/48 Sd.Kfz.232 Armored Car-Basic Detail Set (HLX48336), 1/48 Sd.Kfz.232 Exhaust Shroud Mesh & Muffler Set (HLX48337) and Sd.Kfz.232 Front Bumper/Spoiler (HLX48338) all for the Tamiya Kit, and 1/48 BA-6-Armored Car Detail Set (HLX48339) for the UM kit.
April 30th Ian Young, Editor of Military Machines International Magazine (and WW sponsor), has sent us some photos of Great Britain's first purpose-built scout car, the Austin Military 7.
April 28th Massimo is back with photos of a "cutaway" BTR-70 APC at the Panzermuseum Munster, Germany.
April 27th Sometimes things come full circle in life; and that goes with WarWheels as well.  We "found" another ex-Armoured Car Journal subscriber, Massimo Foti.  Massimo was kind enough to offer us photos  for WW too.  Today, we start with some photos of the rare 5cm KwK 39/1 L/60 barrel from the Sdkfz 234/2 "Puma" Armored Car. Considering there are no Pumas remaining in the world, this barrel is probably the closest we'll ever get to the real vehicle.

Also, yet again, we have more model products that have been announced. They include SKP Model's 1/35 UAZ-469 Utility Vehicle Lense/Taillight Set (SKP 193) for the Trumpeter kits and XAct Scale Models' 1/35 Russian HMV GAZ-2975 "Tiger" model kit (XS-35002).
April 26th Dave has sent us another World of Wheelies country listing: this one for the small African country of Benin.

Also, a few more model products have been announced.  These include Meng Model's 1/35 Russian Armored High-Mobility Vehicle GAZ-233014 STS “Tiger” model kit (VS-003) and 1/35 Tires Vehicle/Diorama set ( SPS-001) and W-Model's (new company) 1/35 BTR-90 Rostok APC (resin?) model kit (W02).
April 25th

    Ding Hao Hobby (owned by WW Sponsor AFV Club/Hobby Fan) has announced another interesting 1/35 wheeled fighting vehicle model: a Bussing NAG L4500S Cargo Truck with Double MG151 "Drilling" Machine Guns (DH96003).

April 22nd

AFV Club (WW Sponsor) has announced another wheeled fighting vehicle model in the form of the 1/35 AEC Mark 3 Armored Car (AF35273).

April 21st Today we have a new vehicle index of the US M274 4x4 1/2 Ton Utiltiy Truck "Mechanical Mule".
April 20th Dave is still on a roll with his "geography lessons" in the form of another World of Wheelies listing: today's addition for the African country of Gabon.

Also, we have two more hobby modeling products that have been announced: Blast Models 1/35 US XM-100 CROWS Weapon Set (BL35199K) for the Bronco Models M1114 HMMWV & Buffalo MPCV models and Miniart's 1/35 AEC Mark 2 Armored Car model kit (35155).
April 19th Dave Haugh has provided a copy of an interesting document that you might find useful  It is a publication released by the Headquarters of the US Army - Europe (circa 1973) titled "Identification Guide (Part 1)- Weapons & Equipment East European Communist Armies: (Vol. 4) Armored Vehicles- Scout Cars, APC's & Tank Recovery Vehicles" (USAREUR PAM #30-60-1).  Although some tracked vehicles are covered in the pamphlet, most of the information is applicable to us "wheelies".  Some examples of covered vehicles are the BA-64 Scout Car, BRDM-1&2 Series, BTR-40 Series, BTR-60 Series, FUG (OT-65) Series, OT-64 Series and EVEN the M3A1 Scout Car & M8 Greyhound!   A link to this item is also in our "General Information" section.
April 18th Wayne Cassell has sent us some photos of his 1/35 Trumpeter M1078 LMTV Armored 2 1/2 ton Cargo Truck model kit.
April 17th

We have another interesting vehicle index up today.  Dave has provided info and photos of the T8 37mm Gun Motor Carriage.

April 16th

We've added to our World of Wheelies listing again.  Dave has sent us an updated listing for Slovakia and a brand-spanking new listing for Taiwan (Republic of China).

April 11th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine and crew are still on a roll with another quick release of their May issue.  As usual, there is a lot of Armoured Car/ WFV related content that should be interesting to us "wheelies". The articles include: "Art of Deception" (Replica vs. Authentic Vehicles), by Ian Young, "Exercise Saber Junction"  (Field Exercises in Southern Germany) by Daniel Nowak, "Japanese Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV)" by Gordon Arthur and "Ulster Armoured Land Rovers" by Bob Morrison.

April 10th It's the end of an era; we've posted our last bit of Casspir photos on hand;  These come (again) from Chris Baxter and show the Casspir Mark 2 "106" Recoilless Rifle Weapons Carrier.
April 9th

Today we've got some REALLY interesting photos up of a Canadian Joint Task Force (JTF) 2 Special Forces M1114 HMMWV.  Also, we've added a new country entry to our World of Wheels listing: Finland.  FYI, in the past few weeks we've also updated some of the other country listings, so check out your favorites to see if anything is new.

Finally, Model Miniature has announced a new resin 1/72 model kit of the HMMWV OPFOR (BRDM Version) (MM-R13).

April 7th

We've added some photos of the Casspir Mark 2 "81" Mortar Carrier via Chris Baxter, Owner of Bax Mod Models.

Also, Wings & Wheels Publications (WWP) has announced a new book titled "RG-31 MRAP - Part 1: In Detail " (G033) authored by prolific author (and occassional WW contributor) Ralph Zwilling.  This first part covers the RG-31 Mark 1 & Mark 3 versions.

April 6th

Today we present more photos and datasheet of the Pre-WWII American T13 Marmon-Herrington Scout Car.  We've also updated the vehicle index as well.

Also, a couple more hobby modeling products have been announced.  They are the CMK resin 1/72 PA-II "Turtle" Armored Car model kit (MV090) and Egys Model 1/35 Italian Army Puma 4x4/6x6 Michelin XZL 11.00 R16 Wheel Set (MA35012) for the Trumpeter kits.
April 2nd

Dave Williams is back with more model photos; these of his 1/35 Tamiya M8 Greyhound Armored Car.  

Also, ET Model  has announced a number of 1/35 detail sets including a Russian BTR-60PB (Upgraded) APC Weighted Road Wheels (ER35-047) For the Trumpeter Model (01545), Russian BTR-60PB APC Weighted Road Wheels (ER35-048) For Trumpeter Model (01544), Russian BTR-70 APC Weighted Road Wheels - Type1 (ER35-049), -Russian BTR-70 APC Weighted Road Wheels - Type 2 (ER35-050), both the the Trumpeter kit and Russian BRDM-2 (Early Version) Weighted Road Wheels (ER35-051) For Trumpeter kit (05511).
April 1st   We are proud to announce we have a new sponsor as of today: Minor Model of Spain.   Minor Model specializes in unique, high quality brass photo-etched detail sets; A high proportion of their products tailor-made to improve armored car and wheeled fighting vehicle model kits. As an example of one of Minor's products, you can see Mac Johnston's WW review of their 1/35 Jeep (Armored) with SCR Radio Set Aftermarket Detail Set.  Thanks to Jordi Orengo Martinez (the owner of Minor Model) for sponsoring WW.  Please support him and Minor Model if you can!
March 28th

Dave Williams, Editor/Owner of Dave's Tankworkshop Website, has sent in some photos of his very nicely done 1/35 Dragon Sdkfz 234/2 "Puma" armored car model kit. 

March 27th

Today we have a few more company brochures from our German friend covering the Cougar 4x4 MRAP and the MaxxPro 4x4 MRAP.

Also a couple more modeling products have been announced by Best Value Models (owned by Azimut) in the form of a 1/35 Chilean MOWAG 6x6 Vehicle with Ramta TC-20 Cannon Mount (BVM35094) and MOWAG 6x6 Vehicle with 90mm Cannon (BVM35095) model kits.

March 26th

A German WW contributor has sent us literally dozens of armored car/wheeled fighting vehicle company product brochures for posting.  Obviously we can't do all of them at one time, so we'll be posting them in dribs and drabs.  First up are eight (8) PDF brochures from the Thales Group covering their Bushmaster PMV series of vehicles.

Also, we have one hobby modeling product announced by SKP Model: They're putting out a 1/35 Ford GPW Jeep Light/Lense Set (SKP197) for the Bronco Models Kit.

March 25th

We can now check off a long-time member from our vehicle "to do" list. Today, we've added a vehicle index on the Casspir Armored Personnel Carrier.

March 24th

To go with yesterday's T55E1 GMC, we've put up a new index for the other vehicle called the "Cook Interceptor" the earlier T55 3-Inch 8x8 Gun Motor Carriage.

March 23rd

Today, we've revamped the vehicle index (adding photos & updating info) for the T55E1 3-Inch 8x8 GMC "Cook Interceptor".

March 20th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine had a super-quick turnaround and just released their April 2013 issue.  It should be interesting to fellow "wheelies" as it contains a few excellent articles pertaining to armored cars/wheeled fighting vehicles.  The articles include: " French Firepower"  (covering the AMX-10RC Armored Car) by Eric Cunat,"Into the Archives" (covering West German Tempo built Land Rovers) by James Taylor and "Yamaha Grizzly"  (British Quad Bike) by Ian Young.

March 19th

Retrokit (WW Sponsor) has a new website home.  The new URL is www.retrokitonline.net .

March 18th

Dave Haugh has come up some more contemporay images of the Italian AB 40 Armored Car.

March 17th

Ian Young, Editor of Miltiary Machines International Magazine (WW Sponsor), has provided us with some photos of the Cheetah 4x4 Mine Protected APC. 

March 16th

While looking through his references, Dave Haugh has scrounged up more photos of the US pre-WWII M1 Armored Car

March 14th

LTC. Dick Taylor has provided us some additional photos of the Panhard EBR 75 FL11 Armored Car.

Also, we have one hobby modeling product newly announced: Blast Models' 1/35 GTK BOXER A1 FLW 2000 Update Set (Afghanistan) (BL35185K) for the Revell of Germany model kit.

March 11th

Neil Baumgardner is back with photos of the Dutch Fennek Stinger Weapons Platform (SWP).

March 10th

New hobby modelling products continue to flood the market these days.  The following items have been announced for future release including LZ Models' 1/35 GMC Otter Mark 1 LRC Flat Machine Gun Shield Set (LZ35427) for the Mirror Models kit and SKP Model's 1/35 Decal Set covering the "UAZ-469 Utility Vehicle in Czechoslovak and Czech (Republic) Service" (SKP192).

March 7th

Today we have a new contributor in LTC Paul Fanning (Ret.).  Paul has provided us with some photos of the M1114 Uparmored HMMWV and M1151 HMMWV ECV of the New York National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team circa 2008.

March 5th

Two modeling products have been announced including the Vision Models 1/35 Soviet BA-64-3SKh Armored Car (tracked with ski's) model kit (VM35005) and the Squadron Signal Book "M8/M20 Armored Cars Walk Around" by Jim Mesko, which comes in both soft and hard covers.

March 4th

Well, it's back to normal now (hopefully), so to "celebrate" that fact, here are some photos of the M38A1 Jeep in its Packing/Shipping configuration via Dave.

March 3rd

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their March 2013 issue and although it doesn't contain the HUGE number of articles interesting to us WFV's entusiasts, it does have a couple nice ones. These include: " Daimler Ferret"  by Geoff Fletcher,"Desert Song" (Jeep Enthusiasts retracing the path of the LRDG) by John Carroll and "Military Austin 7 (Scout Car)" by Ian Young.

February 25th

A few more hobby modeling products have been announced.  These items are Passion Models' 1/35 AEC Dorchester DAK Decals ['Max' & 'Moritz'] (P35D-003) and Resicast's 1/35 LRDG Chevrolet Fitter's Vehicle conversion/update set (35.2352) for the Tamiya model kit and their newly tooled 1/35 Ford T Vickers gun carrier model kit (35137).

February 19th

Rob Yalden of AMPS-Chicagoland (by way of Deutschland) has sent us some photos of the BTR-152K APC and Ferret Mark 2/3 Armored Car.

Also, we have a couple hobby modeling product releases courtesy of Hauler; including a 1/48 SdKfz 234 PUMA Wheels (HLX48334) for the Tamiya/Italeri  kit and Land Rover Snatch grills/mesh (HLX48335) for the Airfix kit.

February 17th

Peruvian correspondent Lewis Mejia has sent some photos (and vehicle index) of the BRAVIA Chaimite V-200 APC.

February 16th

While poking around the Internet, Patrick found some Danish Special Forces (Jaeger Corps) Jackal 1 SRV photos via NATO.

Also, SKP Model has announced another hobby modeling product in their 1/35 BRDM-2 Light and Lense Set (SKP186) for the Trumpeter kit.

February 14th

New WW contributor Mike Winters has provided us with some photos of his 1/35 Italeri Staghound Mark 1 model kit.

Also, as has been the case lately we have even more hobby modeling product announcements including the ET Model 1/35 BTR-70 (Early) APC Detail Set (E35160) for the Trumpeter  kit and the Resicast 1/35 LRDG Chevrolet Heavy Weapons Carrier Conversion Set (352351) for the Tamiya kit.

February 13th

Today, we've added Patrick's first look review of the new Kinetic Model Kits 1/35 RG-31 MK3 "US Army" Mine-Protected APC Model Kit (K61012).  Kinetic is owned by WW sponsor Lucky Models.

February 6th

Hobby model product release info continues to trickle in.  Today, we have Mirror Models' 1/35 Marmon-Herrington Mark II Armored Car (35603) and Model Miniature's 1/72 M34 with ZU-23-2 Gun Truck Conversion (MM-R08) for the Academy  kit.

February 5th

Two more interesting hobby modeling products were just announced.  They are IBG Models'  1/35 Chevrolet C15TA Armored Truck model kit (35020) and Model Centrum/PROGRES' book "Marmon Herrington: History of the South African Reconnaissance Car" (ACG Special #1) authored by William Marshall.

February 4th

Retrokit (WW Sponsor) has announced a new model kit in the form of a resin 1/72 ADGZ/M35 Mittlere Panzerspahwagen (72052).

February 3rd

Today we have a boat-load of new hobby modeling products that have been announced.  Here goes:

AMG's (new company?) 1/35 PLASTIC ADGZ Heavy Armored Car Model Kit (35502); Azimut Productions' resin 1/35 VESPA TAP Scooter w/M-20 75mm recoilless gun model kit (AZI10045); Dragon Models' 1/35 Sdkfz 234/4 Panzerspahwagen (Premium Edition) model kit (6772); IBG Models'  1/35 Marmon-Herrington Mk.I South African Reconnaissance Vehicle (35021), Marmon-Herrington Mk.II ME Type (35022), Marmon-Herrington Mk.II Mobile Field Force Type (35023), Panzerspahwagen Marmon-Herrington (e) (Mark II) (35024) and Otter Light Reconnaissance Car (35016) Model Kits; Italeri's 1/35 VTLM Lince model kit (6504) (which was announced last year as well); Meng Model's 1/35 Russian Armored High-Mobility Vehicle GAZ-233014 STS “Tiger” (VS-003) and (Toyota Land Cruiser) Pick-Up w/ZU-23-2 (VS-004) Model kits; Miniart's 1/35 AEC Mark 1 Armored Car model kit (35152); Real Models'  1/35 LAV III IBAK- Belly Armor detail set (RMA 35246) for the Trumpeter kit and LAV III IBAK- Belly Armor detail set (RMA 35222) for AFV Club kit (which doesn't produce a LAV III; But could be used on a converted AFV Club Stryker?); Tasca's 1/24 BRC-40 Bantam Utility Vehicle Model Kit (no stock number yet); Toro Models 1/35 Decal Set "Captured Cars in Polish service" (Kubelwagen, Mercedes 170, Opel Olympia, Fiat Topolino/Simca 5CV, Schwimmwagen, Steyr 1500) (35D19); Voyager Model's 1/35 Sd.Kfz.254 Tracked Armoured Scout Car Detail Set (PE35530) for the HobbyBoss kit 82491; and Xact Scale Models' (New Company) 1/35 Russian HMV GAZ-2975 "Tiger" Model kit (XS-35002). WHEW!!!

February 2nd

AFV Club (WW Sponsor) has announced two more WFV related model kits including another 1/35 Dorchester ACV, this one an 'early' version (35049) and a 1/35 Sdfkz 233 8-Rad Panzerspahwagen with 7.5cm Gun (AF35233).

January 29th

  WW sponsor Military Machines International Magazine has released their February 2013 issue and it contains a TON of articles interesting to us here and to visitors of WW. These Articles include: "Commando Force" (M1117 ASV and later developments) by Shaun Connors, "Desert Rarity" (Up-gunned Marmon-Herrington Mark IV Armored Car) by Kuno Gross, "Hummer In Focus" by Editor Ian Young, "The Venezuelan Humvee" (Tiuna 4x4 Tactical Vehicle) by Santiago Rivas and "Vietnam Gun Trucks" by Roy Stevenson.

January 24th

  WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has released their February 2013 issue and it contains a build article covering the Revell of Germany 1/35 GTK Boxer MRAV Model kit titled "Armoured Bruiser"  by Joe Long. 

January 23rd

Wayne Cassell is back with some photos of his latest finished project, the 1/35 HobbyBoss EBR FL10 Armored Car Model Kit.

January 22nd

AFV Club (WW Sponsor) has announced a new product in the form a 1/35 Volkswagen Schwimmwagen Type 128 Model Kit (AF35228).  FYI, in case you don't know, this version is different than the more common (and previously "kitted") Type 166 vehicle.

January 21st

We've finally created a separate index for the British Tempest Mine Protected Vehicle.

Also, Kit Form Services has announced their release of a 1/24 Land Rover Series II/III Lightweight/Airportable 1/2 Ton Truck model kit (TQ-203).

January 18th

Today we've added a long awaited (to us at least) vehicle index for the Austin Champ Mark 1  1/4 Ton Cargo/Utility Truck.

Also, a few hobby modeling product were announced by Egys.  These items are the 1/35 Centauro Early Series (IBIS Mission) Detail Set (PE35008), 1/35 IFOR Centauro Detail Set (PE35009), 1/35 Centauro (ROMOR IBIS Mission) Detail Set (PE35010A) and 1/35 Centauro(ROMOR IBIS Mission) Detail Set (PE35010B): all for the applicable Trumpeter kits.

January 15th

We have a few "stragglers" from Lewis Mejia in the form of photos of a Peruvian BRDM-2 Scout Car, Ecuadoran SA-8 Gecko SAM Launcher, (another) Type 6616 Armored Car and (one more) UR-416 APC.

Also, one hobby modeling product was announced by Spade Ace Models: a Set of 1/35 Sauer RK-7/Sdkfz 254 metal tracks (SAT35117) for the HobbyBoss kit. 

January 14th

Dave Haugh has created two new vehicle data sheets for the Mamba Mark 1 and Mark 2 MRAPs.

January 11th

Today we have more content from Lewis Mejia in the form of a vehicle index for the Type 6616 Armored Car.

And we have two new hobby modeling items announced.  First, new company Arsenal Model Group (Ukraine) is coming out with a 1/35 PLASTIC Polizei-Panzerkampfwagen ADGZ M35 Mittlere Panzerwagen model kit (35030).  Second, Tankograd Publishing is releasing a new book titled "Panzer-Kraftwagen - Armoured Cars of the German Army and Freikorps" (World War One Special 1007) and authored by Ranier Strasheim.

January 10th

Courtesy of new Peruvian Correspondent Lewis Mejia, we have some photos of that country's BMR-600 IFV and UR-416 APC.

January 6th

We only have a mini-addition today of hobby modeling product news.  The following new products were announced: Hussar Productions 1/35 152mm DANA SPG Wheel Set (HSR 35105), 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car Early Wheel Set (6 hole rim) (HSR 35106) and 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car Early Wheel Set (8 hole rim) (HSR 35107), all for the applicable HobbyBoss model kits; Panzer Art's 1/35 ASLAV-25 Wheel Set      (RE35-179) and SKP Model''s 1/35 ShKH vz. 77 "Dana" SPG Light/Lense set (SKP169) also for the Hobby Boss model. 

January 1, 2013

Happy New Year!  Our first addition of the year comes in the form of photos and vehicle index covering the Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicle.

Annual "What's New" Archive Listing

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