Three new ‘boomer’ submarine kits are now being produced by Micro Mir. All boats are SSBNs (Ballistic Nuclear Submarines) of the US Navy that served before the current Ohio class boats entered service.
If you're improving your 1/350 scale battlewagon kit, here's one (or two) more items you can add to your aircraft catapults - resin Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplanes.
Naval Mines were used extensively in both world wars and many designs from the First World War were also used in the Second. These two sets would be appropriate for a diorama for either war.
For your 1/700 World War II dockyard, brass, 20 ton cranes for loading cargo and supplies onto your vessels. This makes a nice follow on to AMW's previous 150 ton crane.
Slated to roll out in October of 2016, Tumpeter Models releases a New Tooling for the PLA Chinese Navy Type 22 Missile Boat.
An accurate and highly detailed funnel for USS Lexington CV-2 as the she appeared from 1936 to 1940 is now available in 1/700 and 1/350 scales
This is the second release by E.V.A. Another 1/350 resin kit with PE and decals. The hull is cast in a single whole piece making the assembly pretty straight forward.
Vintage Wings of Canada has published “Inn of the Divine Wind,” a selection of excerpts from Reiko Akabane’s Hotaru Kaeru, a memoir of the Kamikaze pilots in World War Two.
ATEM 50007, HMS Undine detail set in 1/500 scale.
EVA, a Russian and Italian collaboration, release the first in a series of limited edition kits focused on Italian and Royal Navy warships of the Second World War; Navigatori Class destroyer Ugolino Vivaldi
Fujimi of Japan has announced the August 2016 release of kit FUJ43141, the IJN Aircraft Carrier Hiyo (1944) in 1/700 scale.
Five Star Models of China has announced the May 2016 release of kit FSM710051, a set of eight Imperial Japanese Navy Type 91 aircraft torpedoes in 1/700 scale.
Warbird Decals has issued a decal upgrade set to outfit AMT’s 1/520 scale USN aircraft carrier USS Akron/USS Macon.
What good is an aircraft carrier without aircraft? Shapeways has issued a Heavier-Than-Air (HTA) unit of 11 aircraft to outfit AMT’s 1/520 scale USS Akron/USS Macon.
Round 2 has issued kit No. AMT892, a re-release of AMT’s 1/520 scale USN aircraft carrier USS Akron (ZRS-4) or USS Macon (ZRS-5) plastic model kit from 1976.
We got some great looking (boxes) of new kits from Takom, Plus Model, Flyhawk and Italeri.
Today Blue Ridge Models releases the 1/350 scale model of the USS Halibut. This kit is a 2-in-1 kit that includes the option of building either the SSGN or the SSN (regulus or special ops) version of the USN Submarine 587
Dragon USA announces the release of Showcase Models Australia's 1/350 scale HMS/HMAS Vendetta soon!
Caraktere Publishing is pleased to announce the release of
AJMMODELS is slated to release two new Admiralty Type Destroyers in 1/350 scale; HMS Scott and HMAS Stuart.
Coming Soon from Flyhawk Model, a 1/700 scale HMS Hermes!
Aoshima shares news of two new releases in the 1/700 scale range; HMS Hermes and IJA Hei Type Special Ship Akitsumaru.
Jim shares recently received items from IBG Models, including the new Chevrolet C15A, and books from Osprey, Accion Press and more.
Stevens International just shared their listing of August releases from Trumpeter Models and the USS Constellation CV-64 Aircraft Carrier makes the list!
75 years ago on this day (12th April 1941) on the 1287th kilometer of the navigable part of Danube river Yugoslav Royal Navy Ship „Drava“ was sunk. Exactly at 8:00 a.m. last words were written in ship’s journal, and the glorious history of the Drava“ and its brave crew has begun.
Here's the latest 1/700 PE offering from White Ensign Models.
Scale Model Club “Novi Sad” and IPMS Serbia are proud to present the Danube 1255 International Scale Model Show, May 14, 2017.
Iwata offers airbrushers something to carry their tools in, the Iwata Zipper Case.
The heavens have opened and rained down stuff. 18 kits, 12 books, 6 paint sets, and 6 paint jars/accessories. And yes I know this says Monday. It was on YouTube on Monday though. :)
Tetra Model Works has announced the release of set SE-70007, a photoetch brass update for the Yamashita Hobby destroyer Fubuki in 1/700 scale
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02030, the destroyer Fubuki (“Blizzard”) with photo etched parts in 1/700 scale
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02029, the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer Hibiki (“Thunder”) in 1/700 scale.
Round 2 models has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit HL429, Lindberg models USS Hazard (AM-240) Admirable-class minesweeper in 1/125 scale.
Round 2, under the Lindberg label, has announced the March 2016 release of kit HL439, “Tabletop Navy” HMS King George V & HMS Dorsetshire 2-Pack in 1/1200 Scale.
Stephens International just added Trumpeter's 1/350 scale German Heavy Cruiser Blucher to their July 2016 offerings.
We got a few new tank kits in this week from Meng and Rye Field Model. That and Jim likes to ramble.
Alantic Models Releases a new photo etch set for the Airfix 1/600 HMS Tiger!
Well, it is about time! We now have a manufacturer's confirmation and projected release date for Merit International's 1/350 Scale HMS Ark Royal - 1939.
Rusty Rail will not be landlocked with their subjects. March launches some new - and new re-releases - resin castings for your rising tide of modeling.
Special Hobby have sent us details of two new releases in their Special Navy series. The deck guns are designed for Revell's 1:72 kit.
Fujimi models of Japan has announced the March 2016 release of FUJ46003, the proposed Super Yamato Class Battleship Kii.
Mirage Hobby of Poland has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit 40413, the German World War Two submarine U-826 (Type VIIC/Turm IV).
We got in a slew of new items this week. Check out this video of Jim opening boxes. No really... it's exciting stuff.
Revell Germany has released kit No. 05500, a 1/350 scale two-kit combination of the First World War Imperial German Navy cruisers SMS Dresden and SMS Emden.
Atlas Model Railroad will announce the release of new O scale-1/48 buildings!
Niko Models of Poland has released kit No. 3501, a 1/350 scale version of the Treasury class United States Coast Guard Cutter Roger B. Taney as the ship appeared in 1944.
ŘOP o.s.(Samek) models of the Czech Republic has released kit S350/001, a Japanese midget submarine Type A KO-Hyoteki (1941).
We've been familiar with RCS's PE work for some time, providing excellent sets for upgrading details and conversions for Revell's 1/72 scale boats. Now they are diversifying their product line, starting with plan drawings of the grey wolves of the Battle of the Atlantic.
Would you believe there once was a freshwater, paddle-wheel steamer aircraft carrier? In 1942 the Great Lakes side-wheel steamer Seeandbee, which first took to the lake's waters in 1912, had been transformed into and an aircraft carrier to operate in the Great Lakes as the USS Wolverine, a platform for advanced training for US Navy pilots. Blue Ridge Models now offers a limited edition kit of this one-of-a-kind carrier.
Revell has announced the March 2016 release of kit No. 05140, a 1/144 scale version of the Kriegsmarine Type XXIII U-Boat. This is a reboxing of ICM’s kit No. S.004 from 2006.