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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 March 1, 2019 is listed in the Archives below.

Date Item Updated or Added
May 23, 2019 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 2nd Today's addition are new photos of the German Enok 2 (5.4) Light Armored Patrol Vehicle (LAPV).
April 30th Behind the scenes we've done a lot of work on the site the past few days, most importantly completely re-vamping our High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) Index
April 27th Sounding like a broken record, we have more content from Don Allen.  These new photos cover the M38A1D Jeep with M28 "Davy Crockett" Tactical Nuclear Launcher.
April 26th   It seems the mail has caught up and we've gotten our April 2019 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine.  This installment contains the articles "Armoured Pioneers" (covering the earliest armored cars) authored by David Fletcher and "Watching Their Backs" (highlighting the early model Land Rover OWMIK).
April 25th Today we've finished up with Don Allen's Canadian RG-31 Mark 3 Nyala pics, adding 50+ exterior detail photos.
April 23rd We're back to pics from Don Allen.  This installment consists of 40+ engine/interior detail photos of the Canadian RG-31 Mark 3 Nyala MRAP.
April 21st There's been a whole slew of hobby modeling products announced these past couple weeks.  They are Djiti’s Production’s 1/35 M1296 Stryker Dragoon Wheel Set (and Cannon Barrel) for the Panda kit (35091), Rolls Royce Armored Car “Disc Type” Wheel Set (35092) and Rolls Royce Armored car “Sand Type” Wheel Set (35093); Eduard’s 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car Detail Set (36411) for the Tamiya kit; Galaxy Hobby’s 1/72 M1124 MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle w/O-GPK Turret model kit (GH72A03); Hauler’s 1/72 Sd.Kfz.232 8-Rad Armored Car Detail Set for the Roden kit (HLH72083); KMT’s 1/35 M3A1 Scout Car Paquetages (French Stowage) (KMT35062K) for the Tamiya Kit; Rado Miniatures’ 1/35 Willys MB Jeep Stowage Set (RDM35S01); Sabot Publications new book “M1296 ICV Dragoon” (WM006); and Voyager Model’s 1/35 AMX-10RCR IFV with T-40M Turret Basic Detail Set (PE35985) and AMX-10RCR Tank Destroyer Basic Detail Set (PE35986) both the applicable Tiger Model kits.
April 20th Today's update consists of even more photos from Don Allen.  The new photos show the 9K33 Osa/SA-8 Gecko SAM System Vehicle.
April 13th Our latest addition are more photos via Don, these covering the CVR(W) Vixen Liaison Vehicle.
April 11th As always, new hobby modeling products are announced all the time.  Here's the latest group, including 1/35 Copper State Models' Lancaster "Russian Service" Armored Car model kit (35003); 1/35 Revell of Germany’s Dingo 2 GE A2.3 PatSi model kit (3284) and 1/35 Trumpeter’s Soviet 2B7R Multiple Rocket Launcher BM-13 NMM model kit (01062) and 1/35 Pantsir -S1 Air Defense System model kit (01060).
April 9th Today we added a new hyperlink to the Canadian War Museum in our "Links" section. The CWM is located in Ottawa, Ontario.
April 7th We continue to post Canadian subject matter, courtesy of Don Allen.  Today's addition are photos of the Iltis TOW ATGM Launcher Vehicle.
April 4th   We've gotten our March 2019 issue of Classic Military Vehicle magazine and it continues to provide us with great reference material covering armored cars and wheeled fighting vehicles.  The articles presented this month are "Blame Kelly" (covering a myriad of Jeep Types) authored by John Carroll, "Made to Last" (featuring the Land Rover Wolf XD) by Craig Allen, "Many Happy Returns" (highlighting the AIL M325 Command Car) by Roger Gaisford, and "Pigs Aplenty" (showing the Humber Pig & Variants) by David Fletcher.
March 28th Since we're on the subject of the C15TA Armored Truck, Don Allen also sent us some photos of the rare C15TAA Armored Ambulance, also including detail and interior pics.
March 26th Don Allen is back with 50 detail photos (including interior views) of the Canadian C15TA Armored Truck.

Also, there's been a bunch of new hobby products announced.  They are, Dragon Models’ 1/35 Sd.Kfz.234/1 schwerer Panzerspähwagen (2cm) Premium Edition" Model Kit (6879); Hussar Productions’ 1/35 KTO Rosomak “M” Wheels (HSR35141), KTO Rosomak “N” Wheels (HSR35142) and Staghound Highway Wheels (HSR35143); Meng Models’ 1/35 Russian Air Defense Weapon System 96K6 Pantsir-S1 Sagged Wheel Set (SPS-068), for their own kit; and Panzer Art’s 1/35 Kamaz 53949 “Typhoon” Road Wheels (RE35-585), RG-31 MRAP (MK.3?) Road Wheels (RE35-586) and RG-31 Mk.5 MRAP Road Wheels (RE35-587).
March 24th   We've received our February 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 2, 2019 Today's update is a new index covering the Chinese Blade Fast Attack Vehicle.

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