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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, 2020 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
July 5, 2020 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 5th

  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.

May 31st Speaking of changes of pace, Ron Bell is back with photos of his 1/76 W^D Models Austin 3rd Series Armored Car.
May 30th For a change of pace, we posted some photos of the German Sdkfz 231/ 232 Fu 6-Rad Armored Cars, courtesy of the Bundesarchiv
May 29th And just like that, a couple more hobby products have been announced.  They are Panda Models' 1/35 M1235 MaxxPro Dash with Spark II Mine Roller kit (PH35044) and Planet Models' 1/72 M1280 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle - General Purpose Configuration (MV124) resin model kit.
May 27th We've just discovered that Trumpeter has plans to release two new products.  They are 1/35 HEMTT with CIWS and M65 Atomic Cannon model kits.
May 24th Today we have even more photos of the Panhard VBL Light Armored Vehicle.
May 23rd Well, back to French stuff.  We've upgraded the Panhard VBL Light Armored Vehicle Index, which includes new photos.

Also, there have been two modeling hobby product announcements.  They are Meng Model's 1/35 Russian K-4386 Typhoon-VDV Armored Vehicle model kit (VS-014) and RPG Scale Model's 1/35 Russian URAL 63095 Typhoon MRAP model kit (35008).
May 20th

  The May issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine has arrived and it contains the article "French Four-Wheeled Flair" (covering the Panhard AML Armored Car) by David Garden.

May 19th A very small update for today.  We've added a couple of pics we had laying about of the White (1917) Armored Car.
May 16th French Fest continues with the addition of a vehicle index covering the AMX-10RCR Reconnaissance Vehicle.
May 15th Today, we've posted some new photos of the VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicle, courtesy of the French Ministry of Armed Forces.

Also, there's been one new hobby product announcement recently, it is ICM's 1/35 (Ford) 1917 Model T Light Patrol Car with ANZAC Crew model set (35668).
May 13th While were on French vehicles, we've also updated our AMX-10RC Reconnaissance Vehicle, which also includes new photos.
May 10th With the update of the Sagaie page yesterday, we figured it was high time to add an index covering the earlier ERC-90 F1 Lynx Armored Recon Vehicle.
May 9th Today we improved our ERC-90 F4 Sagaie Armored Recon Vehicle index, which includes a bunch of new photos.
May 6th And for our Saladin finale, we've posted 40+ detail photos courtesy of Don Allen.
May 5th Here's the last of the Saladin Mark 2 photos (for now) from Content Editor Dave Haugh.
May 4th Courtesy of new contributor Professor Andrew Castro, we've been able to post a new vehicle index covering the Philippine MX-7 "Spider" Armored Escort Vehicle.
May 3rd More "Sally" pics from the dusty files of Dave Haugh have been uncovered.  The additions include photos of a Saladin Mark 2 mounting the Swingfire Anti-Tank Missile System.
May 1, 2020 Today's update consists of some Jordanian? Saladin Mark 2 Armored Car photos, courtesy of long-time friend Christophe Jacquemont.

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