Originally a siege weapon of old to bring down the enemy’s fortifications, the mine had developed into a variety of highly specialized weapons. Ranging from small anti-personnel mines to huge multi-ton underground explosive charges of World War One; from being a covert passive charge to high-tech weapon systems with limited mobility capacity, the mine is most controversial. Today an estimated 60,000,000 mines are actively deployed or lay forgotten in the killing fields of the war zones of the past one hundred years.
In mine warfare laying and sweeping mines takes up great efforts on behalf of the fighting parties. Mines may be laid and swept by aircraft, ground forces and marine vessels alike.
This campaign focuses on both sides of the effort in mine warfare.
The Rules and Regs
1) Any surface, air, or submarine vessel is allowed as long as the mine or its laying or sweeping system identifiably constitutes the point of interest in your submitted subject.
2) Dioramas and subjects not described as per 1) may qualify, if the action of the shown scene centers on the mine, its loading or delivery. Such entries will be subject to approval, but you may be sure to receive some leeway.
3) Any scale, era, nationality is allowed. If technically and /or historically viable and holding up to 1) and 2), “What if”- builds and design study builds will be allowed.
4) Enter one photo of the box content, building material or diorama sketch, showing where you started and that the subject will conform to 1) or 2). Multiple builds are allowed as long as you post a photo of each build before you started them.
5) At least 1 completed photo must be posted in the campaign gallery for your ribbon.
6) WIP's are highly encouraged
7) Behave in a gentlemanly manner towards your crew mates and…
8) Have Fun
1 ribbon will be awarded no matter how many builds you do.