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The VLS subsidiary, TRAKZ, have announced four alternative wheel sets for DML's New M2 Half-Track:
Here is a News annoncement, complete with images of two new and very interesting photo-etch upgrades, both for 1/700 scale, WWII IJN vessels!
Taisho Modeling of Japan have announced their December release. It is a figure of Garrison Commander Lt. Gen. Tadamichi Kuribayashi on Iwo Jima in 1945.
I have just received delivery of a new groundwork line from Belgium. This new manufacturer's company name is Joefix Studios. They have their own web site: Joefix Studios
Sicilian company Romeo Models have recently announced their newest additions to their marvelous range of 54mm white metal miniatures.
The latest update, with more images, of this eagerly anticipated kit:
The Czech model and AM manufacturer, PlusModel, have recently announced two, new, 1/35th scale releases
Ahoy, mates!

In an ever present, ongoing attempt at bringing you fresh news, items of interest, and other stuff, we're going to try a new weekly feature, "Navy Pic of the Week". . .

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!


And if this proves to be a popular section, then maybe we can expand into a daily feature!
Accurate Armour has just announced a considerable number of new releases in both 1/35th scale and 1/48th...
With the weather turning colder, thoughts turn to projects to while away those long winter evenings ahead. Eduard certainly have plenty of new releases to keep aircraft modellers out of mischief!
A short whle ago, I ran an update on the French publishers Editions du Barbotin - the publishers of the excellent Trackstory books on French armor. In that report, I briefly mentioned a forthcoming book on the M4 Sherman in French service, now, the information can be updated....
The Shanghai-based AfterMarket company LionRoar, have announced two new releases. The first is undoubtedly their most spectacular and largest update set yet...
Pegaso Model have recently announced their November 2006 releases. This month sees a very mixed selection in terms of scale from Pegaso, as we see new 54mm, 75mm and 90mm figures, as well as their latest 54mm base being released.
News in to the MSW News-desk. . .
Paper model kit manufacturer MODELIK sends us an announcement of two new additions to their large line of subjects.
Dragon models are continuing to expand their M4 range in 1/72nd scale - this has just been announced from the company.
NEWS just in to the MSW Newsfeed!
Attention Revell 1/72 GATO owners (and future owners!)
Here's a new set of highly detailed 1/72 scale white metal figurines to compliment that big, beautiful chunk of plastic!
Here's an announcement from Zvezda Models, of two interesting sailing ships of yore, scheduled for a December release!
News in to the MSW News Desk!
Three exciting new releases, all in 1/700 scale plastic injection, J.M.S.D.F. subjects from Pit Road Models!
With its deceptively simple lines, one of the 'supposedly' simple structures to construct is the windmill. However, as someone who has 'tried' (with little success) it isn't the easiest structure to do convincingly.. Now, for those of you who would like to add one to a diorama, help is at hand with an interesting new product from Monroe Perdu Studios.
In an ongoing effort to bring you the latest, here is a set of exclusive trade show images of Hasegawa Models upcoming 1/350 scale "Soya", complete with photo-etch enhancements!
Enjoy!

A short while ago, at the Japanese Hobby Show, Dragon Models had, amongst their four 'secret item' announcements a NEW 1/35th scale Stug. Now, some more details have emerged.
There is undoubtedly a strong interest amongst many modellers for photographic material covering the 'aftermath' of war and an equally strong interest in seeing vehicles under 'new ownership' the success of series such as 'Panzerwrecks' or sites such as 'BeutePaner' have undoubtedly helped to fuel this interest. Now, comes news of a NEW stufy of the subject from Concord Publications
Advance News from new Germany based A/M ship accessory manufacturer, BMK, of two upcoming releases added to their growing line of unique and interesting upgrade kits.
The BBC is reporting that Horsby is taking over Airfix and Humbrol. After Airfix went into Administration earlier this year, they now have a new start.
News in to the MSW News desk. . .
Two new releases from Fujimi, both in 1/700 scale, IJN subjects submarine "Otsu/Hei" , and destroyer "Tachibana/Nashi" !
The publishing house Panzerwrecks, have just announced the THIRD volume in their very interesting series...
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their November 2006 new releases. This month, in addition to their latest figure releases, Andrea have announced the release of an amazing limited edition 54mm U-Boat cross-section!
This is a great kit introduction. The headquarters vessel for President Laura Roslyn in Battlestar Galactica.
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their November 2006 new releases. This month, in addition to the latest figures in their Warlord Saga and Astérix series, Andrea have announced the release of an amazing limited edition 54mm U-Boat cross-section!
One of the more interesting figure companies in recent years, was undoubtedly, Yanks Miniatures. Now, the owner of the new company, Paul Wilkie, has reworked the range and it has now been relaunched....
Adalbertus have sent us news of a new Polish manufacturer - Ademola22. Ademola22 have recently announced a series of resin busts.
TRIFON announces 2 new fantastic releases for November 2006:
For a long time this set has been announced in the Dragon Models' catalogue. Now, the first images have been made available...
It's been a long-time coming, but the wait has certainly been worthwhile as these exclusive pics from Rest Models show.
Here's an advance announcement from Hasegawa Models focusing on two interesting releases for February, 2007!
The decal producer, Archer Fine Transfers, certainly seems to be ahead of the game with a series of new, 1/35th scale decal sheets complementing some of the recent kit releases....
Dragon Models Limited latest "Premium Edition" kit, available soon!
NEWS in to the MSW News desk. . .

MSW's own Kenny Loup (Gator) sends us news from the swamps of a new mask subjects that he is starting to reproduce for his company, Gator's Paint Mask.

He has just announced that he will be adding new masks for "Torpedo boats" Camouflage markings for the American PT, German E-Boat,and British MTB!
One of the companies which is increasing its reputation for both originality and quality' is the Russian manufacturer, MiniArt. Now, the company has sent us details of their latest releases for November...
NEWS in to the MSW news feed. . .
Trumpeter Models sends us an advance announcement focusing on two new March of 2007 releases for the shipwright! Read the details and check out the early box-art illuatrations!
NEWS in from Hasegawa Models. . .
In a previous MSW News story, we reported news of this interesting new limited edition kit, in a brief announcement seen Here!

Now, we will take a closer look at this upcoming release, scheduled for the end of December this year!
One of the more interesting subjects for modellers and historians, has been the use of AFV turrets as fixed fortifications. Many parts of the world have seen these defences - from the Russo-Sino border to unlikely locations such as the frontier between Spain and France. This new book, from Crowood Press, looks at a century of developments of this type...
Pit-Road Models sends us an advance announcement featuring two exciting looking USN Amphibious ship offerings in 1/700 scale injection!
Recently there was news about Revell releasing Battlestar Galactica kits. Here is an update via CultTVMan
It didn't take much time for Revell to produce a kit of this rookie team car.
News in to the MSW newsfeed,
Revell of Germany brings us advanced details and box-art of a new and upcoming March, 2007 release, harbour tug boat "Smit Houston", in 1:200 scale!
Seil Models have recently announced their November 2006 releases. Included this month in addition to their latest latest 90mm figure, is HFM member Tomas Castano's stunning mounted Gothic Knight!
Portuguese miniature manufacturer Viriatus Miniatures has recently announced a new addition to their growing range of 54mm white metal Portuguese military and historical miniatures.
Here's an equally new and notably interesting release in paperback from Osprey Publishing!
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