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Something very different in this calendar for 2007..
Sicilian company Romeo Models have recently announced their newest additions to their marvelous range of 54mm white metal miniatures. The December 2006 releases see contributions by two HF members, one as sculptor, the other providing historical research.
The Quebec Figure Modelers' Association is holding its 14th annual figure show at the Stewart Museum in the historic Îles Ste Hélène Fort, in Montreal, Quebec. Dates are March 31st and April 1st 2007
With the complexity of some of the PE (Photo-Etch) being produced nowadays and the necessity to produce sharp 'folds' a good folding toool has become a must. Now, Mission Models have announced the latest evolution of their popular Etchmate
One of the minor luxuries afforded to a News Editor is the opportunity to do a little 'editorializing' from time to time. The end of the year seems like as good a time as any, to take a highly personalized (and GROSSLY opinionated) view of what's made the headlines, what seemed like a good idea at the time and what will continue to be the talking points in 2007. So as I pause briefly to throw another handful of sprues onto the roaring Yule-tide fire, I bid you welcome to my view of 2006....
With the complexity of some of the PE (Photo-Etch) being produced nowadays and the necessity to produce sharp 'folds' a good folding tool has become a must. Now, Mission Models have announced the latest evolution of their popular Etchmate
LionRoar have just announced two new 1/35th scale releases:
The decal manufacturer, Echelon Fine Details have just sent us advance news of two VERY interesting new decal sheets for vehicles in Iraq...
Dragon Models Limited have just announced a new, 1/35th scale figure set...
News in from ship related aftermarket parts specialists BMK, with two interesting new December releases!
The Czech manufacturer, PlusModel have announced three new releases - two complete 1/35th scale kits and a 1/48th scale diorama accesory:
News in from Dragon Models Limited, an updated product poster of the "Premium Edition" Bismark!
We are adding six new WW2 Italian vehicle colours to our line of Colourcoats enamels:
Dataview Publishing would like to announce the arrival of:a new resource...
News in from Revell of Germany, details of the upcoming January release of the German Aircraft carrier "Graf Zeppelin".
Pegaso Model have recently announced their December 2006 releases. This month sees something for almost everyone in terms of scale from Pegaso.
Updated News and Images gives us a closer look at DML's early December release, the "U.S.S. Momsen DDG-92 "!

Few companies are quite as specialized as Hard Corps Models. Since their inception, the company has concentrated ENTIRELY on update/conversion sets for U.S. Marine vehicles in the the Pacific Theater. Interesting however, as their range is, this new release is undoubtedly the most original yet..
Seil Models have recently announced their December 2006 releases. In addition to new 54mm figures and wooden bases is a stunning new 75mm mounted figure.
Dragon Models Limited have just given images of an announced release and images of another....
New Images in from Italeri Models highlighting the very soon to be available Elco 80 PT Boat!
First Images in from Bronco Models, of their latest offering for the shipwright in 1/700 scale.
MSR-$29.98 USD
Release Date: February '07
More details will be reported as they come in!
Here is this weeks "Naval Photo Of the Week" for 12/11/06.



Remember, if you've got a great photo, young or old, Royal, German, Italian, or ANY Navy, and would like to share it with us, then by all means, send it in to us HERE!

LionMarc Model Designs are another of those AM specialists who have gained a very high reputaion for their updates, tracksets and gun barrels. Mow, the company has announced a new release in 1/35th scale along with two new products from IMA - International Models Asia.
NEWS in from Hasegawa Models of their latest offering in 1/700 scale aftermarket accessories.
New rockets are beign offered by New Ware Space Kits. Not many new items come out so this is refreshing news.
Here is the latest new release announcement sent from Revell of Germany, the Kit #05028, Admiral Graf Spee in 1:720 scale.
The Scottish Armor/AM manufacturer, Cromwell Models have just announced a considerable number of new releases in 1/72nd and 1/76th scale...
NEWS in from John Snyder, of White Ensign Models, fixing the price on their upcoming A/M newbies in 1/350 scale!
Here is the latest scoop on Trumpeter Models upcoming December/January 1:350 Scale airwing re-tooled, re-releases!
An update/announcement from Trumpeter Models,of some very nice looking releases and re-tooled re-issues.
I came across the following new Spanish figure manufacturer on TimeLinesForum: Pizarro Miniatures.
The Atlanta Military Figure Society warmly invites you to their 30th Annual Show on Friday-Saturday-Sunday, February 23-25, 2007, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Powers Ferry Hotel.
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their December 2006 new releases. This month, in addition to the latest figure in their Narnia Chronicals series, a stunning WWI British figure and a lovely WWII RAF vignette, the highlight of this month for many will be the latest in the FAQ range of modelling books.
Grey Matter Figures are the latest fantasy range from Model Design Construction (MDC), the UK based resin aircraft AM products company.
This weeks "Navy Pic Of The Week"!

Remember, if you've got a great photo, young or old, Royal, German, Italian, or ANY Navy, and would like to share it with us, then by all means, send it in to us HERE!

As the official and exclusive distributor of Soldati, Marco Ganghini of Best Soldiers informed us about their December 2006 releases on 1/35 scale.

News in from Dragon Models Ltd., details on the latest re-issue "Premium Kit", in 1/700 scale injection AND slide mold plastic, German Battleship Bismarck!
News just in from Hasegawa Models, two new IJN cruisers added to their fine line of 1/700 scale vessels.
Master Box Ltd have recently announced the imminent release of a number of 1/35 scale plastic injection mould figure kits. Included are no less than three US Army ETO figure sets!
Master Box Ltd have recently announced the imminent release of a number of 1/35 scale plastic injection mould figure kits. Included are no less than three US Army ETO figure sets!
News in from Osprey Publishing, two interesting new releases for us shipwrights!
A few months ago, Blue Steel's first book was published, dealing with T-55s in Southern Lebanon. Now the second book is about to be published with an equally interesting topic...
News in from across the pond, Trumpeter Models sends us an announcement of the Russia Navy Udaloy Class, "ADMIRAL PANTELEYEV", in 1/350 Scale injection.
Tankograd Publishing has regularly featured here on Armorama - particularly in the review section. Now comes some very welcome news from the company.
Mushroom’s latest release in the Yellow Series has as its subject the MiG-1/MiG-3, the first modern Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II.
Accurate Armour is rapidly increasing its reputation with a range of vehicles SPECIFICALLY designed for the Aviation Modeller. Now, the company has just annouced two (complete) resin kits in 1/48th scale:
Techmod have announced a series of exciting decals for that classic of the USN - the Douglas Devastator. Two sets are being prepared in 1/72 and 1/48 scales for the Valom and Revell/Monogram kits respectively.
Trucks galore. New trucks to add to the stash or the holiday wish list.
NEWS, and first images in to the MSW News feed! Lionroar Model Arts Co. sends us an announcement with first close up images of their upcoming 1:350 scale detail up conversion kit, 1945 Yukikaze (for Hasegawa)!
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