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Gator's has expanded their line of ship mask and are adding more every week.
Once again, Dragon Models Limimited has sent us advance images of their (April) release of the 1/35th scale set of the Hohenstaufen Division (Normandy 1944)....
Seil Model have recently announced their March 2006 releases. This month we see an expansion to Seil's accessories range, as well as a vignette by Armorama.com local Babis Stathis.
This company has been talked about in various other forums. Now it seems like a good moment to introduce the figures of Infinity Shape to the users of Armorama....
Our 1/72 Lancaster PE sets are now going off for etching, and should be available in about 3 weeks.
Accurate Armour continue with their impressive releases with two new items in both 1/35th scale and 1/76th. Although the latter is not a scale we tend to associate with the company, the choice of scale becomes quickly apparent...
The Polish AM Barrel company, ArmorScale shows no signs of slowing down in it's release schedule - this month, no less than ELEVEN new gun-barrel sets in 1/48th and 1/35 along with a list of a further TWELVE future releases...
Russian miniature manufacturers ANT Miniatures have recently announced their latest releases, including two fantastic 54mm vignettes!
Just got the message about 20 minutes ago: The UK price on the new Trumpeter kit will be 59.57 GBP worldwide.
Elite Miniaturas, the Spanish historical miniature manufacturer that lives up to its name each and everytime, has recently announced their latest release. This time a stunning tribute to the men and women that make it happen - the common soldier.
We have just been sent the first images of DML's New Generation 2 figure set.... First on the web I think...
A week or two ago I answered a thread on another site regarding AM upgrades for Italeri's D.U.K.W. in 1/35th scale. Shortly afterwards, I was contacted by Scott Taylor, who, coincidentally, has just started a small After-Market (AM) company who are doing as their first release, a very interesting set of Fenders for the DUKW....
At a time where it seems that the Internet is pushing the print magazines into the defensive, it is great to report that someone is taking the initiative and launching a new (print) magazine - Model Military International
I have just received, courtesy of Dragon Models Limited, images of the forthcoming M1A1 Aim in 1/35th scale.
Italian figure manufacturer Pegaso Models has recently announced their February 2006 releases. Once again their historical miniatures releases are a neatly diverse bag covering three different periods.
Italian figure manufacturer Romeo Models has recently announced two new releases. While these two new 54mm figures are the focus of this news feature, we also bring you some of their other figure releases (some of which have been reviewed here on Armorama) for the latter part of 2005 as a reminder to some, and an introduction to others, of this fantastic range of figures.
A short while ago, I ran a news story on how some of the Armored Brigade Models conversion/update sets were being re-released, now, from the owner of the company, Sid Arnold, comes news of even more releases.....
One of the most eagerly-welcomed models in the coming months is undoubtedly the 1/35th scale Marder II... Now as a 'taster' we bring images of this forthcoming kit...
Coming soon: Two US 120mm OIF Marines knocking down a door. One is holding a sledgehammer while the other covers him with an M-16A4...

The VLS Corporation has recently announced their March 2006 figure releases for the Streets of Laredo and Warriors ranges of products.
Undoubtedly, one of the most-needed releases in 1/35th scale, has been a new kit of the vehicles based on the heavy German Panzerspähwagen , 8 wheeled Armored cars. As was announced previously, Dragon Models Limited have one on the 'immediate' horizon....
Custom Dioramics, the diorama accessories subsidiary of The VLS Corporation, has recently announced the following two new releases for March 2006.
Echelon Fine Details have, since they were established, acheived a name for themselves in the quality of their 1/35th scale decal sets. Now, they have gone in a slightly different direction with the announcement that they are now producing Decal Sheets in another scale - 1/72nd....
Mirage Hobby's long awaited series of Grumman Wildcats have taken a step nearer with confirmation of the variants planned for release later this year.
PrintScale will be a new name to many readers, but this Ukrainian decal producer has already established a well-deserved reputation locally and looks set to cause quite a stir amongst aircraft modellers worldwide with a very interesting set of releases.
Spanish manufacturer Toro Models recently released a new 2006 catalogue. You can find new 1:48 and 54mm figures, new 1:35 and 1:48 dioramas and also new 1:35 accesories, and finally a new impresive bust which won a gold medal at the Leon Rampante Show).
Released a little late for last week's News story on the new Accurate Armour releases, this new 1/35th scale conversion set will certainly guarantee a striking model....
IPMS ArmoramaUK branch stand has it's second outing at the Scale Model Kraft 2006 show run by IPMS Milton Keynes.
With the quantity of new releases coming out in 1/48th scale from Tamiya, Skybow and Hobby Boss (see today's BIG news story!) , it seems only reasonable to look at some of the updates/conversion sets available in these scales.
Propaganda Kompany is proud to announce the latest PK 2006 news ....

The list include the items delayed for 2005 but available this year.

The Figures will be available for early March.
The rest during the year.

Respectfully
Marc Le Bayon,
P.K. Owner & Sculptor
Over the weekend, the annual Toy Fair was held in Nuremberg , Germany. Amongst the most intriguing of the new products announced, were tthose of a new company - Hobby Boss. The company is producing a range of armor kits in both 1/48th and 1/35th scale along with track sets....

Before people start dismissing this as more 'Bronco-ware' , the company were actually showing both Sprues and finished kits on their stand - very promising indeed!!
Seil Model have recently announced their February 2006 releases. This month we see Seil Model launching their new 75mm range of figures with the dancing couple from the motion picture "The King and I". Also featured is a very impressive 90mm 14th century knight - with many head options!
Spanish company Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their new releases for February 2006, clearly expanding their range of movie based subjects.
As there are stories all over the forums of the various releases announced at Nuremeberg, the idea of this story is to summarize (with the help of the lists produced by (I.P.M.S. Deutschland) the new releases in Warships, Aviation and Armor. What I will be doing is creating a list of some of the genuinely NEW items.. Looking at some manufacturers lists, I really wonder if they have any pride left....

I will not be covering DML (armor), or Italeri (warships or Armor) as these have been adequately covered in the News section....

PerfectScale from Germany have just informed us about their recent and future releases.
The Ukrainian manufacturer, Masterbox Ltd, has, in the last few months made a real effort to produce 'different' plastic figure sets in 1/35th. This is more true than ever, with these forthcoming sets in 1/35th sets...
The VLS Corporation is broken down into several sub-divisions, each specializing in a particular aspect of the hobby. This news article deals with recent figure releases from three of those product lines, namely the well known Warriors range, the Wild West line known as Streets of Laredo, and the discounted Lincoln County Line.
Wings 'n Treads has just announced that it will be stocking some interesting new releases AND carrying a very interesting new line....
It's been too long since I did a news story on the Ukrainian company, Ace Model, whose lists are growing in the most impressive manner...
Finally, a paint mask for ths ship modeler. Gator's Paint Mask introduces World War 2 camouflage measure paint mask for 1/700, 1/542 and 1/350 scale ships....
Custom Dioramics, the sub-division of the VLS Corporation that deals with diorama accessories, has recently announced the following two new releases.
Unusually, the largest number of new releases from Osprey Publishing for february, seem to Aviation-related, so it seems like a good excuse to cover these seperately....
Just received News from Saúl García re: an Upcoming Release.

This time, it hails from MRC. They are Academy's US distributor.

This is a big (24” from the tip of its main rotor blades to the tip of its tail) 1/48 scale Academy Plastic Model Helicopter. It's the US Marines version of the CH-53E Super Sea Stallion

Having just had an advance look at Italeri's 20006 catalogue, there are not too many , COMPLETELY New, 1/35th scale armor releases listed. That said, they are several which are VERY interesting indeed....
This, for the Warship modellers, may come into the category of 'Bombshell'. For the diorama builders it may also come into the same category....
An new company that has thus far focused on figures and busts from the 20th and 21st centuries, The Regimental S-4 will venture into a "new" area with their upcoming release of a Swiss Landsknecht, 1515.....
The Regimental S-4 has provided a glimpse of a 90mm figure they expect to release in February....
Thanks to Derek Hanson of Accurate Armour we are able to present the latest 1/35th scale releases. At the end of the story, it's also a good opportunity, to re-print their future release lists....
In the third of these Dragon Models' News stories based on their 2006, catalogue, the attention turns to an increasingly important (and horribly neglected) part of the hobby - 1/72nd scale.

The list in the catalogue, is curiously enough, a lot more interesting than the lists for 1/35th scale.

It should also be noted, these are informative , not definitive. Things will doubtless change during the course of the year.....
Thanks to the continued cooperation between Dragon Models Limited and Armorama we are able to announce the Figure lists from Dragon's 2006 catalogue...

Please Note: If experience has taught us one thing, there will be many more (unnanounced) figure releases throughout the year....
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