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CAPTURED FRENCH TANKS

The subject of the so-called 'Beutepanzer' (trophy tank) is explored by ICM's reboxing of its 1/35 FCM 36 French light tank, in German colours.

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ARMOUR DIORAMA IN A BOX

MiniArt is soon to release a bumper package in 1/35 scale, enabling the creation of a diorama with a Panzer IV as the centrepiece.

GROWLING MISSILES

Having delighted modellers with its latest Russian aircraft and submarines, Zvezda has turned its attention to surface-to-air-missiles, with a new tooling of the S-400 ‘Triumf’.

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BOHEMIAN DETAILING

Czech firm Eduard has released a raft of accessories recently and here, we inspect a selection of resin and photo-etched metal parts, and decals. The recipient subjects are the Spitfire Mk.V, A-4B Skyhawk, Sabre F.4, Hind gunship, and there are standalone fast jet stores too.

NEW MINIART AUSTIN ARMOURED CAR COMING SOON!

Ukrainian kit manufacturer MiniArt has shared some imagery of its forthcoming 1/35 Austin Armoured Car Indian Pattern. It looks to be a stunning kit, with full interior detail.

AWAY FROM THE FRONT

MiniArt has provided preview images of its forthcoming 1/35 German Soldiers at Rest figure set.

ALL-NEW KETTENKRAFTRAD!

Tamiya has seemingly nailed it again with its freshly-tooled 1/35 Sd.Kfz.2 Kettenkraftrad. CHRIS CLIFFORD explores the contents of what is bound to become a modern classic.

ISLAND-HOPPING ARMOUR

Decals for European Theatre Sherman tanks are plentiful, but less so for those that fought against the Japanese. Toro Model continues to buck the trend though, with its third instalment of Pacific markings for this famous vehicle.

MILITARY MARKINGS

Check out these three new sets of armour schemes from Sweden’s prolific Star Decals. They cover World War Two, the Cold War and First Gulf War.

‘I LOVE KIT’ DEBUT BOXINGS

There’s a new kit brand in town and it’s chosen fresh 1/35 military toolings for its inaugural releases.

AFV Club 1/35 Forthcoming Releases

Importer Bachmann Europe has advised us of pending kits from manufacturer AFV Club, arriving in the UK during July and August 2021…