Among the export versions of the American M1 Abrams main battle tank family the Australian M1A1 AIM SA certainly is the most compelling. The opening chapter of this publication features in-the-field shots of the "Aussie" M1A1 Abrams whilst on exercise, and this is followed by a walkaround showing th..
The new German Leopard 2A7V - The World's Best Main Battle Tank
On 05 May 2017, the Bundeswehr and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) signed a contract for the combat capability upgrade of 20 in-service Leopard 2A7s to the 2A7V design standard, as well as the production and delivery of 84 addi..
The schweres Geschutztes Berge- und Abschleppfahrzeug (sGeBAF) Bison heavy protected recovery vehicle is used by the Bundeswehr to recover and tow heavy wheeled vehicles that have broken down or had an accident, including equipment such as the LKW 15 t mil gl MULTI A4 FSA truck, variants of the Tran..
The All-Protected Transport Vehicle Dingo 2 is a development of the ATF Dingo 1 that was fielded in 2000 and has since proven its value in various missions worldwide. With comprehensive text and pictorial documentation the following variants of the Dingo 2 are covered in this publication:ATF Dingo..
Leopard 1 MBT in German Army Service - Early Years
The Leopard 1 MBT was a decisive step for the young German Army towards a German-built main battle tank. only ten years after the Bundeswehr had been founded the first Leopards were delivered to the army. Continued improvements and the extreme relia..
Development History - Technology - Modernisation and Upgrades
By experts considered as the best main battle tank in the world, the Leopard 2 in 2014 reached a vital stage of modernisation: the 2A7. This publication covers the introduction and the many technical improvements of the new 2A7-variant of..
Part 1 - Development and Active Service
The Leopard 2 main battle tank can easily be regarded as a child of the depths of the Cold War. When the Leopard 2 was first fielded in 1979, it already was by far the best MBT in the world as it not only stood out from other tanks in all important..
High Mobility Load Carrier
Among the most iconic British military truck designs of the Cold War is the FV620 Stalwart family of vehicles. It is a series of 6x6, amphibious, high-mobility load carriers designed and manufactured by Alvis that served in the British Army over a period of thirty..
British Nuclear Artillery
Corporal, Blue Water, Honest John, Tube Artillery, Lance 1957-93Throughout the Cold War, it was apparent that NATo could not withstand a determined conventional assault by Warsaw Pact forces on the central front in Europe; Soviet superiority in conventional arms and manpo..
Britain's Cold War Main Battle Tank
The FV4201 Chieftain was the first purposely designed main battle tank (MBT) of the British Army, and the main weapon system of the Royal Armoured Corps for most of the Cold War era. When it entered service in the 1960s it replaced the medium an..
This manual describes in meticulously detailed step-by-step tutorials accompanied by hundreds of full-colour pictures, how to apply Angel Giraldez's techniques to create outstanding miniatures. His tireless work and talent has earned him a place among the foremost professional miniature painters in..
This fifth issue of our figure painting magazine is undoubtedly the most international of them all so far. We think it has been worth the wait as we have found some new and high quality content. A little twist with which to learn new trends and techniques, coming from different corners of the globe,..
English . 116 pages. Hard coverThis book is a research on the development and the organization of the Wehrmacht's assault gun units since its foundation in 1940, until the
end of the Second World War. Uniforms are also studied and the characteristics of the main gun models and assault shells, as we..
The latest addition to our successful Learning Series is a guide book devoted to the creation of scale buildings. Top specialists from around the world explain what tools and materials they use and how they work with them in order to reproduce realistic buildings in scale. You will also learn how to..
This is the English language version.In this new installment of the AK Learning series, we are going to see how animals play an important role in a scene, either as an element to help identify scale, to help tell a story or simply as an individual figure.Animal figures can be commercial referenc..
The 12th issue of one of the most famous sagas in the modelling world.Discover the particular characteristics of female figure painting.Some of the best figure painters show us their tricks and techniques, in a simple way, helping you to master painting female miniatures.Get the maximum realis..
In this 19th issue of ACES HIGH we delve into the world of aggressor aircraft, specifically those with camouflage where blue colors predominate.During the Vietnam War, the United States created air-to-air combat schools, both in the USAF and the USN.The latter is very famous thanks to the movies..
This first book in the The Armoured Side collection offers a presentation of the various colour schemes used by the IDF from the beginning to the present day. Renowned model builders become us through the painting and weathering processes on armoured vehicle equipment such as the Sherman, Centurion,..
"Volume 47: Horch's leichte Panzerspahwagen on Einheitsfahrgestell I & II for s.Pkw. Sd.Kfz. 221, 222, 223, 247, 260, 261 and variants"
232 pages, soft cover, german & english texts, 444 photos (293 historic photos, 151 colour photos of the surviving vehicles in public and private collections), 16 c..
217 pages, soft cover, german & english texts, 396 photos (167 historic photos, 208 colour photos of the surviving vehicles in public and private collections, 21 colour photos of models), 21 coloured camouflage schemes and 25 scale drawings.Regarding our volumes 19, 22, 26 and 43 there is one impo..
Author: Joachim Baschin204 pages A4, glue-bound, approx. 275 photos, of these 199 contemporary photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in b/w, a number of them previously unpublished; 142 colour photos of the surviving vehicles in public and private collections, 41 colour photos of 5 models fro..
180 pages A4, glue-bound, approx. 268 photos, of these 91 contemporary photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in b/w, most of them previously unpublished; 119 colour photos of restored vehicles and their components in public and private collections, 58 colour photos of the four models from T.Gre..
108 pages A4, 66 wartime Photos from 1943-1945 in b/w, many of them rare and never before published, ca. 152 b/w Photos of existing museum vehicles in two collections. English / German text and photo captions, 5 pages of scale drawings of all versions in 1:35 scale from John Rue, 5 pages colour work..