Military

The realm of military modelling offers a wealth of variety, from tanks and self-propelled guns, to softskins, artillery and much more. Common scales are 1/35, 1/48 and 1/72, although kits in 1/76 and 1/16 are also available. Top names include MiniArt, ICM, Dragon, Airfix, Tamiya, Trumpeter and AFV Club, but there are many more manufacturers offering relevant products.

RAISE YOUR GLASS WITH AIRFIX’S ‘FREEBIE’

For a limited time, anyone pre-ordering Airfix’s new-tool 1/35 Austin K2/Y Ambulance kit will also receive a smart branded pint glass.

NICARAGUAN MARKINGS FROM STAR DECALS

Military modellers interested in Latin American won't want to miss Star Decals' new 1/35 sheets for Nicaraguan tanks, armoured cars and trucks.

ALLIED HALF-TRACK ‘UNIFORMS’ FROM STAR DECALS Review Premium

ALLIED HALF-TRACK ‘UNIFORMS’ FROM STAR DECALS

If you plan to build a US Army M3A1 half-track but want alternative markings, check out Star Decals' sheet 35-C-1233, which offers four fresh liveries.

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LIFESAVING KATY

Airfix's eargerly awaited 1/35 new-tool Austin K2/Y Ambulance will be available soon. Here, the test-shot is built out of the box by Huw Morgan.

Rye Field’s Abrams: A Hard TUSK Master Feature Premium

Rye Field’s Abrams: A Hard TUSK Master

Kev Smith does a sterling job of completing Rye Field's impressive 3 in 1 M1A1/2 TUSK tank kit.

MORE ARMOUR STUDIES FROM PANZERWRECKS

The 24th edition of the acclaimed Panzerwrecks book series is now available, and offers a wealth of reference for armour modellers.

Rapier Reference: Newark Air Museum's new exhibit

Newark Air Museum has announced it is set to display what is believed to be the only complete example of the Rapier Field Standard C (FSC) ground-based air defence system.

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FORTHCOMING AFV CLUB KITS

Military fans will welcome the new kits from AFV Club due later this year. They are the Centurion Mk.V AVRE, and FGM-148 Javelin... both in 1/35 scale.

Wartime Saviour from Airfix: 1/35 Austin K2/Y Ambulance first look!

Airfix's fifth new-tooling of 2022, a 1/35 Austin K2/Y Ambulance, has royal connections and its release coincides closely with Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. Examine this newly tooled model kit via AMW's first look here!

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SOVIET SNOWBALL

Based on a real prototype, MiniArt's Ball Tank offers a decidedly different and fun project in 1/35 scale. Here, Dave Oliver builds it beautifully and poses the model on a scenic base.