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IT'S A JEEP!

Dragon has repackaged its 1/4-ton 4x4 truck (the Jeep name is omitted from the title for licensing reasons) with extra parts to depict an Israeli-modified machine.

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DIFFERENT TRACKS

Italian resin specialist WIP3D has released a gorgeous 3D-printed 1/72 Italian Mod.42 armoured railway truck (also available as 35010 in 1/35).

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SOVIET DISPLAY

Re-releasing vintage kits is very much in vogue, and Revell has reissued Matchbox’s 1970s-era 1/76 T-34/76 tank, complete with a diorama base for displaying the completed model.

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COMMAND AND CREW

Another version of ICM’s 1/35 ZiL-131 KShM has arrived, this time paired with the firm’s Soviet Drivers 1979-91 figures (available separately as 35641).

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'PLANE PULLING

Planet Models’ complex yet highly accurate aircraft tug is just the thing for a modern Luftwaffe aircraft diorama.

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WARTIME WRECKER

Fans of 1/72 scale military modelling now have their own newly tooled Scammell Pioneer and IBG’s release packs in detail commonly associated with a 1/35 kit.

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TIGER BY THE TOE

Although intended for wargamers, this Forces of Valor 1/72 Sd.Kfz.182 ‘King’ Tiger tank is similarly suitable as a beginner’s modelling project courtesy of the pre-coloured styrene and large attachment points – the latter meaning sections can be assembled without glue.

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HUNTING IN THE SNOW

Italeri has updated its 1/35 Jagdpanther kit with new vinyl two-piece tracks and teamed with MiniArt, which provides a set of five crew figures (35021 – designed originally for a Panzer IV).

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DESERT TIN LIZZIE

The latest ICM 1/35 Model T offering combines its splendid military Light Car Patrol (LCP) vehicle (35663) with a pair of ANZAC crew from its 1917-1919 set (35707) at a great value price.

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NINE TONS IN TOTAL

ICM’s latest Diorama Series combination package offers superb value for money by combining its 1/35 Ford V3000S (35411), Mercedes-Benz L3000S (35420) and KHD S3000 (35451) for less than the price of two of these kits bought individually.