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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 January 1, 2019 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
March 24, 2019   We've received our January 2019 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it again contains content that is directed toward us "Wheelies". The articles are"Das Kleine Wunder!”  by Louise Limb (featuring the Auto Union DKW Munga Utility Vehicle), “Eight-Wheeler”  by David Fletcher (covering the French EBR Series Armored Cars) and “Industry and Style”  by John Carroll (highlighting the Type 82 Kubelwagen).
March 23rd Frequent contributor Don Allen saw our last addition to the site, so he decided to send us over 30 more photos of the FV1620 Humber "Hornet" Anti-Tank Vehicle, but these taken at The Tank Museum at Bovington.
March 17th It's Humber Heaven today with the addition of new photos of the Humber Mark 2 Scout Car and FV1620 Humber "Hornet" Anti-Tank Vehicle, both sets courtesy of Christophe Jacquemont.

Also, there's one hobby product that has just been announced by Dragon Models, a new 1/35 Armored 1/4-Ton 4x4 Jeep with .50-cal Machine Gun (3 in 1) Model Kit (6727).
March 15th We finally put up information here about a vehicle a long time coming.  We are happy to announce we've added a vehicle index covering the Dutch M39 Pantserwagen.
March 14th We've cleaned out the rafters of all of our Cougar MRAP photos and updated our Cougar H 4x4 MRAP Index with almost two dozen new pictures covering early to late vehicles.
March 12th MRAP's anyone?  Here are some photos of the Cougar HE 6x6 A1 MRAP via the U.S. Department of Defense.
March 10th We have added another new index to the site, this one covering the T5 4.2 inch Motor Mortar Carriage.
March 7th Today we have more photos from Christophe's trip to the Musee' des Blindes in Saumur.  This installment is photos of the Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car
March 4th For a simple addition today, we've added some photos from Christophe Jacquemont of the BRDM-2 Scout Car and BRDM-2 9P122 ATGM Vehicle, that he took at the Musee' des Blindes in Saumur, France.

Also, AFV Club has announced a 1/35 CM-33 Clouded Leopard (Lead Class) Taiwan Infantry Combat Vehicle Model Kit (AF35S88) and Trumpeter, a 1/35 9K720 'Iskander' SS-26 ICBM and Launcher Model Kit (01051).
March 3rd   We've received our January 2019 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it has a number of articles that may be interesting to us WFV aficionados. They are "British Title Fight" (comparing the Austin Champ with the Land Rover Series 3 Lightweight) and "Lot 626" (highlighting a Willy's MB Jeep once owned by actor Steve McQueen), both articles by John Carroll; "Remembering Dad's Service" (covering the restoration of a British WWII Jeep) by Glenn Sands; "Rocket Power" (discussing various BM-13 Katyusha Multiple Rocket Mounts) by James Kinnear; and "The Mechanical Mule" (M274 Utility Vehicle) by John Teasdale.
March 2nd Today's update is a new index covering the Chinese Blade Fast Attack Vehicle.
February 28th A very quick update for today with a few new photos of the Sdkfz 222 and Sdkfz 223 FU Armored Cars, courtesy of The Imperial War Museum.
February 26th Matt Riesmeyer is back with a plethora of detail photos of the V100 Commando Armored Car.

Also, even though I thought we were done with the Fennek, there's a new book that was just announced by Trackpad Publishing titled "Fennek - Light Reconnaissance Vehicle and Its Family", authored by Sebastian Kreutzkamp.
February 25th We've finished updating the Fennek (for now) with the addition of photos of the Fennek Forward Artillery Observer Vehicle, courtesy of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann.
February 24th Fennek fest continues with the addition of photos covering the Fennek Joint Fire Support Team (JFST) & Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Vehicles.  To view the JFST pics, you'll need to go to the Fennek Vehicle Index page.
February 23rd Back to the Fennek as we're trying to clear out our backlog of those pics.  With that, we have added new photos of the Fennek Command & Control (Allgemeine Dienste) Vehicle.

In addition, MR Models has announced two products; their reissued and improved resin 1/35 Pantserwagen DAF39M Model Kit (35064) and 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car - British/Canadian Army Stowage & Personal Gear Set (35610) for the Tamiya kit.
February 22nd No Fennek's today.  But instead, we have a ton of M1117 Guardian ASV detail photos courtesy of Matt Riesmeyer.
February 21st Today's addition are photos of the Fennek Engineer (Pioner) Vehicle, not suprisingly also courtesy of KMW.
February 19th Sticking with the "Desert Fox", we've added more photos of the "straight" Fennek Armored Recon Vehicle, also via KMW.
February 18th Our newest addition to the site are photos of the Fennek Stinger Weapon Platform Vehicle via Krauss-Maffei Wegmann.
February 9th And since we're able to do some work on the site lately, here's some photos of the Dingo 2 All-Protected NBC Recon Vehicle.
February 7th Today we've got some new photos on the site, these showing the Belgian Pandur 1 Reconnaissance & Observation Vehicle.
February 6th   We've received the December 2018 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it contains the article "Khe Sanh Cruiser" by Louise Limb.  The article covers the M151A1 Mutt Utility Vehicle.
February 5th Here's a few more hobby modeling products that have been recently announced.  They are IBG Models’ 1/35 Rosomak WEM Medevac Model Kit (35035); Meng Models’ 1/35 96K6 Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System Model Kit (SS-016); SP Designs’ 1/35 BTR-80 Engine Compartment (339) for Trumpeter’s BTR-80 & BTR-80A kits; and W-Model’s 1/72 resin ABM-1 (A350) Galosh Nuclear Anti-Ballistic Missile Model Kit (A-350ZH).
January 28th A few more hobby modeling products have been announced.  They are Copper State Models' resin 1/35 Romfell Panzerwagen Model Kit (CSM35002) and Star Decals' 1/35 "Vietnam Gun Trucks #4 -Quad .50 cal Gun Truck" (With 'Easy Rider' & 'Young Crusaders') (35-C1197); "Vietnam Gun Trucks #5- Quad .50 cal Gun Truck" (With 'Freedom Fighters & 'Mad Man') (35-C1198); "Vietnam Gun Trucks #6- Quad .50 cal Gun Truck & Quad .50's" (With 'Bounty Hunter') (35-C1199); and "Vietnam Gun Trucks #7- Up-Armoured M37 3/4 ton Trucks" (With 'Mr. Nice', 'Malfunction' & 'Otto') (35-C1200).
January 26th   WW sponsor Minor Model and resin aftermarket set manufacturer AGV Models, combined talents to form the joint venture named BSM.  BSM's latest newsletter contains information about their newest product, a 1/35 Spanish Army Santana Land Rover Series 2 CSR “Sahara Occidental” Model Kit (350002).  For more information and photos, you can check out the Newsletter.
January 15th Here's the latest hobby product news just announced.  The items are, Echelon Fine Details' 1/35 Decal Sets "Gun Trucks in Vietnam: M54's (Part 2)" (D356257) and "Gun Trucks in Vietnam: M54's (Part 3)" (D356261); FPW Model's 1/72 Sdkfz 247 Ausf. B Armored Command Car Model Kit; Gaso.Line's 1/48 M1114 Up-Armored HMMWV Conversion Set (GAS48138) for the Tamiya Kit; Miniart's 1/35 BM-8-24 Rocket Launcher on 1.5 Ton Truck Model Kit (35259); MMK's 1/35 M-915A1 Gun Truck Conversion (F3071) for the Trumpeter Kit; Passion Models' 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car PE Detail Set (P35-143) for the Tamiya Kit; Toro Model's Decal Sets "Polish Army Vehicles on Foreign Missions Vol.1" (72D42) (Includes markings for the Cougar, Maxx Pro and M-ATV MRAP's and BRDM Scout Car) and "Armoured Scout Car BRDM in Polish Service Vol.1" (72D43); and Zvezda's 1/35 GAZ Tigr with Arbalet Remote Weapon Station Model Kit.
January 13th At yesterday's AMPS Chicagoland Model Club meeting, fellow member John Wendt brought in a VERY nice 1/35 Syrian URAL 4320 Self-Propelled Artillery Gun Truck conversion we'd like to share with you.  John was also kind enough to include a write up of his project.  Enjoy!
January 3, 2019 With the New Year, we've tied up the newer Textron vehicles by adding a new index covering the Commando Select Armored Vehicle/Mobile Strike Force Vehicle.

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