After nearly 5 years in development the 1/32nd scale Trumpeter A-6 Intruder series is finally in full scale production.
The BRDM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina-2) is a 1960s Soviet/Russian-made scout, reconnaissance vehicle that served the Soviet Army and Naval Infantry units during the Cold War. It was intended to replace the open-topped BTR-40 and BRDM-1 as the standard Soviet scout vehicle. It is made of welded steel together with an engine that has a water jet capability to assist in amphibious operations.
Primarily developed in 1939 as a light tank, the Toldi was named after the 14th century Hungarian knight Miklós Toldi. It was armed with a 20mm gun and served with the Hungarian Army as a reconnaissance tank. Subsequent improvements developed were of thicker turret armor and the addition of a 40mm gun.
Hobbyboss – 1/35th Panhard EBR FL-10 French Army 8×8 (kit # 82489)
HobbyBoss gives the modeling community another new AFV. This time it’s the French Panhard EBR (Engin Blindé de Reconnaissance) with the 75 mm cannon known as the FL-10 or L/48 in an oscillating turret.
This is Panda Models first release in 35th scale injection plastic, and it a very nice subject.
There are many MRAPs currently in use by the U.S., the British and their allies, with manufacturers vying for contracts to build and upgrade current models. This model depicts one made by Oshkosh Defense.
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The kit arrived as a big plastic bag of sprues. With much excitement, I went over the contents and saw that parts for at least three versions of the T-64 were present.
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Brief History of the Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship:
In 1912 the British Admirality approved a draft by Sir Philip Watts for a 27,500 ton battleship to be armed with the largest gun caliber ever mounted on a capital ship the 15in/42cal Breech Loader, Mark 1 still under development which later became one of the most successful naval guns ever produced. To attain a 25 knot speed this class of super-dreadnought took advantage of the thermal efficiency of fuel-oil boilers and thus, on October 21, 1912 the keel of the first of five Fast-Battleships was laid.