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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 June 1, 2020 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
August 7, 2020 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 2nd

  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). 

July 31st A small update today with a few additional photos of Czech OA vz. 23/PA-2 "Zelva" Armored Cars via content editor Dave Haugh.
July 28th   The July issue of Airfix Model World Magazine has also just gotten here and it has an article titled "Tactical Support Dog" by Christian Lupu.  The article covers the author's build of the Meng Models' 1/35 Husky Medium Tactical Supply Vehicle model kit.
July 26th Continuing with Czech vehicles, we've posted a new index covering the OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car.

Two hobby model products have been announced by Gecko Models.  They are the 1/35 ATMP WMIK (Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) (35GM0019) and ATMP with Rescue Stretcher (35GM0035) model kits.
July 19th We have a new vehicle index available today.  It covers the Czech OA vz. 30 Armored Car.
July 16th   The June issue of Airfix Model World Magazine has finally arrived, and it contains an article titled "One of a Kind" by Bjorn Kagner.  The article covers the author's build of the Copper State Models unique 1/35 Romfell Panzerwagen model kit.
July 6th James Kellett is back after a long hiatus, with some photos of his 1/72 Canadian Bison APC model kit.
July 5th In the past couple weeks, there's been a large number of hobby modeling products announced.  They are DEF Model’s 1/35 Technical Pick up with BMP-1 Turret Conversion (DM35038), US ¼ Ton Utility Truck (Jeep) Sagged Wheel Set (DW30054) and Bumerang 8x8 APC Sagged Wheel Set (DW35117), for the Zvezda kit; Hobby Boss’ 1/35 LKW 7t mil gl LARS2 Model Kit (85521); Trumpeter’s 1/35 S MK23 MTVR MAS Truck Model Kit (01080); and Trackpad Publishing’s new book “Tough Truck!  Australian Army Land Rovers: 1949 to 2012", written by Michael K. Cecil.
June 24th Today we've put up a new index covering the Alvis Dingo Scout Car.
June 22nd New contributor David Vargo has sent us some photos of his 1/25 scratchbuilt Peacekeeper APC model kit.

In addition, there's been one hobby model product announced in the past few days, it being Meng Model's 1/35 Russian K-4386 Typhoon-VDV Armored Vehicle Sagged Wheel Set" (SPS-075).
June 21st Very good mate Dr. Chris Lloyd-Staples has finished his review of the new book "U.S. Army Chevrolet Trucks In World War Two" by Didier Andres and released by WW Sponsor Casemate Publishers.
June 14th Today we've added a new vehicle index covering the British B.S.A. Scout Car.
June 12th We've posted a new link to a very useful website if you're interested in scale line drawings.  The late Mick Bell produced hundreds of detailed 1/76 scale drawings of military vehicles during his career.  Due to his family's generosity, most of his plans are now available to use and download for free.  To take a look at this treasure trove, check out the site Mick Bell Plans
June 11th Long-time contributor "Mechanix" is back with photos of his 1/35 Irish Beaverette Scout Car Model and his 1/35 Irish Armored Unimog S404 APC Model.
June 10th After seeing our last update, Peter Kernan was kind enough to send us a lot more photos of the M53/59/70 Lizard Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun.
June 8th It's been a long time coming, but we've finally got up a new index for the M53/59/70 Lizard Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun.
June 6th Today we have some photos of a 1/48 Airfix Jackal 2 SRV Model Kit courtesy of friend Jerry Ben.

Also, there's another hobby modeling product that was recently announced, ICM's 1/35 BM-13-16 MLRS on W.O.T. 8 Chassis (35591).
June 5, 2020

  The June issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has alrelady hit my doorstep and is a "special" issue dedicated to the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG).  Therefore, it contains a number of articles covering that unit.  They are "Piracy On the High Desert” by Toby Savage, “Remembering the Ghost Patrol” (An interview of a former LRDG member) by Andrew Stone and "Searching the Sahara”  by James Davis. In addition, it contains two other articles covering armored cars/wfv's.  They are “A Very British Dingo” by Clare Westbrook and "Ugly Duckling” (highlighting the VW Iltis) by Louise Limb.

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