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Adalbertus Miniatures are beginning to feature more regularly in the News Section as they are acting as distributors for a number of items which are hard to find outside Poland. Now, comes news that the company are handling the excellent Armor Photo Gallery series from Progress Model Centrum.
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As was to be expected, Dragon Models used the Tokyo Trade Show to announce their plans for future 1/35th scale AFV kits.
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Continuing the good news for Allied Modelers comes this treasure trove of releases from Resicast including deep wading trunks for the Sherman III, a full kit of the Polsten airborne anti-aircraft gun and a Ford V8 engine for the Universal Carrier.
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A new book from Dick Taylor and Mushroom Model Publications on vehicles used by the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.
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A few years ago, a new publisher emerged onto the market with a different way of presenting contemporary archive images of AFVs - PanzerWrecks.
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Every so often, the Czech manufacturer, PlusModel announces a complete kit. This is one of those occasions and a subject which is unlikely ever to be kitted by one of the injection-moulded manufacturers.
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Tiger Model Designs have announced several new releases in 1/35th scale. The most impressive is undoubtedly their complete (resin) kit for the M8 Heavy Motar Carriage.
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The latest announcement and images have just been sent to us by Cyberhobby.com.
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A new book on Shermans and Priests in British Service in North Africa has been released by The Factory Publishing
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Bison Decals have regularly featured in the news section here, however, this series of releases are very much along the lines of a slightly different 'departure' for them.
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We've just been sent details of Mig Productions latest releases which apart from the products we have come to expect from this company, contain a number of new products which will truly help to make life just a little easier for the modeler.
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Accurate Armour have just sent us details and imges of their latest releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scales.
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A new book coming soon from Concord showing photos of the White scout car, M3 halftrack family, Daimler Dingo, Otter armored car, Universal Carrier, Stuart, Priest, Grant, Sherman,etc in British use in Italy.
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Once again, playing 'catch-up' with the most prolific company out there - Dragon Models, a series of new releases announced which include 1/35th and 1/72nd scale.
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In this report we are presenting information on a completely new company who are going to be concentrating on an increasingly popular area - modern U.S. equipment.
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Trumpeter's U.S. importer has just sent us details and some images of Trumpeter's releases for 4th quarter 2007 and 1st quarter 2008.
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The name of Steve Zaloga should require little introduction in armor modeling, however, not only is he a highly-prolific modeler, he has also published a great number of excellent reference books. Now, comes news of another book for those modeling the M4 Sherman.
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By now this should be making its way into LHS' across the planet, so, by way of a preview here are a selection of images of this very welcome release.
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Academy are set to release their new tool M7 Priest and the additional good news is that they have corrected the problems with the M3 suspension.
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Voyager Model have just published their latest release list.
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Auriga Publishing have just announced a new book on the (short-barelled) Pz IV variants.
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When AFV Club began releasing their Centurion series and Bronco produced a Comet in 1/35th scale it became clear that a lot of possibilities would emerge for conversions and updates. Now, LionMarc Model Designs have announced new sets for the two vehicles.
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It's been far too long since we covered the Polish AM manufacturer ABER in the News. Now, after the summer break, they've announced a series of new releases in a variety of scales.
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A few days ago, we ran the news that the next in the DML's Pz IV series in 1/35th would be the Ausf. G, now, we're able to add to the story with images of what to expect in the new kit.
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The Polish manufacturer Armorscale have just announced a considerable program of new releases which goes well beyond replacement barrels. Ammunition sets, a new set of Schurzen for the Panther and, naturally enough, even MORE barrels are whats on offer.
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Tasca have released images of their new release item 35-010 1/35 M4A1 Sherman
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Tamiya has announced the following items on its website; WWII French Infantry Set, Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 Model - 1944 ChKZ, Char B1 bis (German Army), and more.
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Resin is a great material for holding detail. However, in many cases, the end result lacks a little conviction. What could be better then, than a range of Ammo Boxes and other items produced in wood? This new range, from the U.S. manufacturer, GCLaser covers a wide range of the many items which were (and continue to be) produced in wood for military applications:

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Skp have just announced an interior set for their Humber Scout Car.
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The Czech manufacturer, Hauler has announced a considerable number of new releases in both 1/48th and 1/35th - with something very special in the latter:
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It's always the tiny details which bring a model or diorama to life. Apart from their considerable range of full kits and update/conversion sets, Real Model also do a considerable range of printed sheets which cover ration boxes, maps and all sorts of other items - here are the latest:
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Since its inception, Blue Steel Books have been an increasingly important source for images of vehicles in the conflict of Lebanon. Due to the enormous variety of vehicles which have been seen in that conflict, it is an enormous (although largely untapped) source for modelers...
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Formations have just announced an M4A2 conversion in 1/48 for the Tamiya M4A1plus they are having a 15% off sale
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Frequently, there is a great deal of information available in a series of different books from different publishers. However, there is now an increasing tendency to 'draw' information together in on one volume -as is the intention with this new book from the publisher Trojca .
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Cyber-Hobby is a subsidiary of Dragon Models which, in its Armor releases, tends to do the more unusual subjects - this latest release is no exception.
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Four new releases have been announced by DML for release in November. One will delight the the Axis AFV modelers, the other, those who model Allied and the third a very welcome release for those who work in Braille-Scale. The fourth should have some considerable appeal for many modelers.
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The German Military Book publisher, Tankograd, have just announced their September 2007 releases which include a couple of interesting 'departures'.
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It's fair to say that the armor of the Israeli Defence Forces (I.D.F.) is becoming an increasingly popular subject for modelers. Now, (thanks to Chris Hughes), comes news of a new book and the beginnings of a new series which will push the interest level just a little higher.
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The AM manufacturer, Eduard should require little in the way of introduction - once again, this month will see a considerable number of new releases with some good news for those building Strykers:
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The Chinese AM (After-Market) manufacturer Voyager Model has just announced a series of new releases covering, as usual, a wide variety of subjects:
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The Scottish manufacturer, Accurate Armour, have just sent us images and details of their latest releases:
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Back in July, we give the News of AFV Club's latest Stryker variant in 1/35th scale. Now, by way of an update, we present a series of images of the new kit:
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The Korean manufacturer, Legend Productions have just announced several new releases in 1/35th scale AND have improved their website:
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The magazine AFV Modeller should require little introduction. However, in a new initiative, the publishers have announced their first full book:
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Osprey Publishing has announced a new series dedicated to evaluating opposing sides in the ultimate operational environment—close combat.
'Duel' is the name of a new series from the military history publishing house, Osprey Publishing. The new series retells the stories of the world’s greatest machines of war and the ace combatants who operated them.
The publishing house, Panzer Tracts should require little introduction for those wishing to super-detail their armor kits. Now, the company have announced two new publications:
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Although their own website doesn't say a word about releases of the newest 1:35 scale models, Italeri's new 3 ton medium Opel truck with Coal Engine is released this month:
The German Publisher, Nuts and Bolts have announced their latest publication:
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Tank Workshop has been releasing a series of new 1/35th scale update sets:
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Just now, in California, DX'07 is taking place. As always, Dragon Models Ltd. use this as a shop window to launch new products. this year, four new releases have been announced - 2 in 1/35th scale and the remainder in 1/72nd...