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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 August 1, 2020 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
October 26, 2020 Model-Miniature has sent us info about their newest 1/72 release, the VBL OPEX Vehicle (Lebanon & Afghanistan Version) (MM-R234) model kit.
October 25th I guess I'm on a Russian kick now, so I've posted about 30ish "new" photos of the BTR-40 Scout Car.
October 24th Today we've posted another new vehicle index in the Russian Typhoon-K Series, this one being the prototype KAMAZ-63969 Typhoon-K Armored Personnel Carrier.
October 23rd Going into unfamiliar territory here, but we've posted a new vehicle index for the KAMAZ-63968 Typhoon-K Armored Modular Vehicle.
October 22nd   The November issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it has three articles of interest to us armored car aficionados.  They are "A Rare Beast" (highlighting the FV610 Saracen Command Post) by Vicky Turner, "Hello, Old Friend" (discussing the restoration of a Ford GPW Jeep) by Toby Savage and "Protection Detail" (covering the Humber Light Recon and Scout Cars) by David Fletcher.
October 21st Mike has sent us more photos of his latest project, this one being a 1/35 Dragon Saladin Mark 2 Armored Car Model.
October 17th Long-time friend Mike Oberholtzer is back with some photos of his 1/35 Tiger Model's Panhard VBL Light Armored Vehicle model photos.
October 16th Back to the Brits again.  Today's addition is a new vehicle index covering the Humber Mark 1 Anti-Aircraft Armored Car.
October 15th Miniart  has announced another model kit, a 1/35 Austin Armoured Car 1918 Pattern (British Service- Western Front) with Interior (39009).
October 12th Today we've updated our Serbian TAM 110 Ris APC vehicle index.

In additon, Gecko Models has announced their 1/35 British ATMP with Rescue Stretcher Detail Set (35GM0035-1) for their upcoming kit.
October 11th Oops, we forgot to list this recent hobby product release annoucement, ICM's 1/35 Sd.Kfz. 247 Ausf.B. Armored Command Vehicle Model Kit (35110).
October 10th We're sticking with British WW2-era vehicles and posting a new index covering the Thornycroft Self-Propelled 17-Pounder Gun.

Also, one hobby modeling product has been announced by Voyager Model, their 1/35 WWII U.S. Willys MB Jeep with Add Armor Upgrade Set (PE351066), which is for the newish Takom kit.
October 4th We've finally finished up the Beaverette cars with the posting of an index covering the Beaverette Mark 2 Light Recon Car.
October 3rd Continuing with British vehicles, we've posted a new index covering the Beaverette Mark 1 Light Recon Car.
October 2nd Echelon Fine Details has announced a few 1/35 sets of decals.  They are, "Pz.Sp.Wg.AB 41 201(i) (Part 1)" (D356285)", "Pz.Sp.Wg.AB 41 201(i) (Part 2)" (D356286) and "Pz.Sp.Wg.AB 41 201(i) (Part 1 & 2 Combo)" (D356289).
September 30th   The October issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine is already here and it contains the articles "A Blast from the Past" (highlighting a Bedford RL "Mine Cab" Truck) by Vicky Turner and "The Black Jeep In the Family" by Ed James which covers a militarized Willys CJ-2A Jeep.
September 28th Due to the work on yesterday's addition, we ended up coming up with some additional photos of the Beaverette Mark 3 Light Recon Car.
September 27th After a long "delay", we've finally put up a new vehicle index covering the Beaverette Mark 4 Light Recon Car.
September 26th Warwheels sponsor AFV Club has announced their new 1/35 model set IDF 1/4 Ton 4x4 Siyur + Tolar (M38A1/CJ-5 Jeep) (AF35S99).  The set comes with two complete kits, one replicating a scout/recon vehicle and the other carrying a recoilless rifle.
September 20th There's been a lot of hobby product announcements as of late.  They are Blast Models’ 1/35 Stryker Driver Armored Protection (Windscreen) (BL35363K), Stryker DEK Driver Enhancement Kit (BL35369K), for the AFV Club kit and VBCI M811 25mm Fluted Gun (BL35386K) for the Heller kit; Gecko Models’ 1/35 British ATMP with Ammo Pallet Model Kit (35GM0017); IBG Models’ 1/35 Italian Autocannone 3Ro with 90/53 90mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Model Kit (35063); ICM’s 1/35 BM-13-16 on W.O.T. 8 Chassis Kit With Soviet Crew (35592) and Model T RNAS Armoured Car Kit With WWI British Tank Crew (35670); and Miniart’s 1/35 Austin Armored Car 3rd Series: Ukrainian, Polish, Georgian, Romanian Service (With Interior) Model Kit (39005).
September 19th Today, we have a new index covering the Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV).
September 18th   The October issue of Airfix Model World Magazine has gotten here in very good time and I'm happy to say that it has an article that should be interesting to you all.  It is titled "Afghan's Green Devil" by Kev Smith, which covers his build of the IBG Models' 1/35 KTO Rosomak "Green Devil" M1M Infantry Fighting Vehicle model kit.
September 14th Do you like book reviews, well then you're in for a treat as Editor Patrick presents his review of the new book authored by Alan Ranger and published by MMP Books, "4-Wheeled Armoured Cars in Germany WW2".
September 6th Frequent photo contributor Don Allen, has changed tactics and now tackles a book review of "US Army Ambulances & Medical Vehicles In World War Two", published by WW sponsor Casemate Publishers.
September 5th "Mechanix" is still working at a prodigious pace, and has sent us photos of his scratchbuilt 1/35 Irish Panhard M3 APC model kit.
August 30th

  The September issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has come calling already and it has three articles that may be of interest to you. They are "Model Mastery" (showing a LRDG Model Diorama) by Alejandro Mario Luchelli, "Pickup Battlewagons" (highlighting the use of civilian "technicals") by Craig Allen and "Six-Wheeled Firepower" (covering the Saladin Armored Car) by David Garden.  Incidentally, David contacted us for help, and as a result, his article includes some photos shown here on WarWheels. 

August 27th For a nice change of pace, we have some photos from Ron Bell, showing his 1/72 RPM Model T Scout Car build.
August 23rd A few hobby model products have been announced by FC Model Trend.  They are the 1/35 Sd.Kfz.222 Early Mesh Roof: Model B (35790), Sd.Kfz.222 Late Mesh Roof (35791), and Sd.Kfz.221/223 Mesh Roof (35792), all for the Hobby Boss/Tristar kits.
August 21st We've finally gotten to be able to get some serious work done here and that has resulted in a new vehicle index covering the DAGOR Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle.
August 15th Another tiny update today, an announcement by Black Dog of their new 1/35 British SAS Jeep Africa Accessories Set No.2 (T35224).
August 7th Star-Decals have announced a large number of decal sets covering armored cars/WFV's.  They are 1/35 & 1/72 “Balkan WW2 #1: Croatia” (35-C1270 & 72-A1051) (Includes Markings for the AB41); 1/35 & 1/72 “Balkan WW2 #2: Prinz Eugen” (35-C1271 & 72-A1052) (BA-20 & Steyr ADGZ); 1/35 “Balkan WW2 #3: German Anti-Partisan Operations” (35-C1272) (Schwimmwagen); 1/35 & 1/72 “Balkan WW2 #4: Greece” (35-C1273 & 72-A1053) (AB-41 & Kubelwagen); 1/35 “ISAF #4: Afghanistan Peacekeepers” (35-C1282) (BRDM-2, BTR-80A & VBL) and; 1/35 “Kiwi Armor #3: 19th Armoured Regiment” (35-C1283) (Dingo Scout & Humber Scout).
August 2, 2020

  The August issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it contains the article "Foxhound Protected Patrol Vehicle" by Craig Allen.

In addition, Trumpeter has announced they will be releasing a 1/35 BM-13 NM 2B7 Multiple Rocket Launcher Model Kit (01075). 

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