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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 May 1, 2019 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
July 19, 2019 Courtesy of Don Allen, we've posted new photos of the Jackal 2 High Mobility Weapons Platform.
July 14th   The July issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it contains a trio of articles that are in our "wheelhouse".  They are "Desert Scout" by Louise Limb, which highlights the Ferret Mark 1/2 Armored Car, "Latecomer" by Craig Allen covering the Yamaha Grizzly 450 Quad Bike and "Protecting the Peace"  by Andrew Stone which focuses on the Land Rover Series 3 Mine Protected Vehicle.
July 10th A couple more hobby products have been announced. They are Miniarm’s 1/35 Vi-203 for 9K720 9A52-2 Smerch-M Sagged Wheels (35140) and 1/35 Pantsir Air Defense Missile Gun System SA-22 Sagged Wheels (35189) and Tamiya’s 1/35 German Panzerspähwagen P204(f) Railway Model Kit (32413), which is a re-boxed ICM kit.
July 9th To compliment the Aussie Dingo pics from the other day, we've also added new photos of the Rover Mark 1 and Rover Mark 2 Armored Cars via the Australian War Memorial.
July 6th While we're on Dingos, we've posted some WWII era Australian Dingo 4x4 Scout Car Photos via the Australian War Memorial.
July 5th Another quick hit update with the addition of a couple photos of the Dingo 2 All-Protected Vehicle mounting different mine rollers.
July 2nd Here's some photos of the Standard Beaverette Mark 3 Light Armored Car from Don Allen, if you're so inclined.
June 29th Today's addition to the site are new photos of the Armored Modular Vehicle (AMV) via Rosomak S.A.

In addition, one modeling announcement just snuck in after we posted yesterday, Trumpeter's 1/35 PHL-03 Multiple Launch Rocket System Model Kit (01069).
June 28th Cleaning up "easy to post" photos, we've added pics of the T18E2 Boarhound via the Imperial War Museum and of the Trackless Tank via the U.S. Signal Corps.
June 27th The number of new hobby model products announced seem to have slowed down a bit lately. But, here's a couple more; Takom’s 1/35 US Army 1/4 Ton Utility Truck (Jeep) with 1/4 Ton Utility Trailer & Military Police Figure Set (2126) and Trumpeter’s 1/35 72V6E4 Combat Unit of 96K6 Pantsir-S1 ADMGS (w/RLM SOC S-Band Radar) Model Kit (01061).
June 23rd   We've gotten the July issue from WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine and it contains the article "Desert Recoil" by Dave Oliver.  Dave's article covers his build of the 1/35 AFV Club M38A1C Jeep with Recoilless Rifle in IDF markings.
June 20th For something a bit different, we've posted Patrick's review of the new book by sponsor Casemate Publishers titled "U.S. Army Vehicle Markings: 1944", authored by Jean Bouchery & Philippe Charbonnier.
June 18th Following up on the TK-5 entry, here's a new index for the TK-6 Armored Car.
June 16th Today we've added a new vehicle index for the pre-World War Two TH-310 ALF-1/TK-5 Armored Car.
June 8th Since we're on the topic of the Panhard EBR FL11 Armored Car, here's some additional pics via Christophe Jacquemont.
June 2nd   The June issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it contains the articles "Hiding In Plain Site" authored by Mike Starmer and covering the British WWII era "Caunter" camoflage scheme and "Time to Say Goodbye?" by Craig Allen, which focuses on the later Land Rover EWMIK, RWMIK and RWMIK+ vehicles.
May 30th The U.S. National Archives can sometimes provide one with "interesting" subject matter that you would never expect.  In this case we've added photos of the FRENCH EBR FL11 Armored Car.
May 28th We've added a few photos of the Commando Peacekeeper/Ranger via the U.S. National Archives.
May 27th Today we've added our new index covering the WW1 era U.S. Locomobile/Mack/White Armored Car series.
May 23rd Trying to keep up on modeling hobby product announcements, we're hitting the press earlier than normal with news about Hauler's 1/72 Fennek Recon Vehicle Detail Set (HLH72086), for the Revell kit and Meng Model's 1/35 "Wasp" Flamethrower Jeep Model Kit (VS-012).
May 20th If you're a fan of weird US vehicles, you'll like our latest addition to the site: A vehicle index covering the T13/T13E1 Armored Cars.
May 19th Very good friend Erik Hendriks is back with some photos of a couple Belgian IVECO Lynx Multi-Purpose Protected Vehicles.
May 16th Letting hobby modeling announcements go for a couple weeks, we have a pant-load of info for you.  The new products are Accurate Armour’s 1/35 Husky TSV Weighted Wheel Set (A196), Husky TSV Update Set (A150), Husky TSV “Heavy Variant” Conversion (C100) and Husky TSV Recovery Vehicle Variant Conversion (C114), all for the Meng Model Kit; Blast Model’s 1/35 VAB SLATE Gunfire Locator (BL35366K) and 1/35 VAB CB52 Turret (BL35365K), both for the Heller kit and 1/35 VBL MAG 58 Machine Gun Replacement (BL35354K); Brengun’s 1/72 Morris Mk 2 LRC Model Kit (HLP72031); DEF Model’s 1/35 M142 HIMARS Sagged Wheel Set (DW35112), for the Trumpeter kit; Dragon’s 1/35 SdKfz 234/2 Puma (Premium Edition) Model Kit (6943); FC Model Trend’s 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car Highway Pattern Tires (35552); ICM’s 1/72 "Afghan Motorcade (1979-1989)” Model Set (DS7201) (With multiple vehicles including a BTR-60PB); Magic Models’ 1/35 Rolls-Royce Armored Car Gun Barrel Set (MM35182); Panda’s 1/35 SPARK II Mine Roller for the M1240 MATV MRAP and one for the M1235 Maxx Pro Dash MRAP, both for their kits; Perfect Scale Modellbau’s 1/35 Fennek Detail Set (35182) and Fennek Pionierfahrzeug Conversion (35183), both for the Trumpeter German vehicle kit; Star Decals’ 1/35 Marking Set “Indochine #3: The Foreign Legion - 1er REC" (Includes markings for the M8 Greyhound) (35-C1218) and 1/72 Sets “Indochine #1: The Foreign Legion - 1er REC" (Includes markings for the M3A1 White Scout Car, M8 Greyhound and Humber Scout Car) (72-A1028) and “Indochine #2: 1er Regiment de Chasseurs" (Markings for the M3A1 White Scout Car) (72-A1029); Tamiya’s 1/35 Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Model Kit (35368) (re-release with new parts); and Tankograd Publishing’s “EAGLE V: The German Protected Utility Vehicle for Command Staff” by Ralph Zwilling.
May 10th Today, we added a new index covering the Dingo 2 HD (Heavy Duty) All-Protected Vehicle.
May 9th   Yes, we've indeed caught up with the most recent issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine when I received my May edition.  This issue contains the article "The Day of the Jackal" authored by Craig Allen.  His article covers the Jackal 1 High Mobility Weapons Platform.
May 6th Still quietly working behind the scenes, we split our one Dingo 1 & 2 All-Protected Vehicle Index into two.  We now have indices seperately covering the Dingo 1 ATF and the Dingo 2 ATF vehicles.
May 5th Quickly finishing up our latest subject, we've added photos of the Enok Light Armored Patrol Vehicle Prototype.
May 4th   The May issue from WW sponsor Airfix Model World Magazine has arrived and it contains two articles of interest to us armored car enthusiasts.  They are "Delicate Scout" by Toni Canfora which details a build of Tamiya's new 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car model and "Pilot's Pick-Up" by Mike Grant which covers his Copper State Models' Lanchester 4x2 armored car project.
May 2, 2019 Today's addition are new photos of the German Enok 2 (5.4) Light Armored Patrol Vehicle (LAPV).

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