Posts Tagged ‘NATO’

Tanker’s Tuesday:NATO & Romanian Tanks & Infantry Fighting Vehicles.

Posted on June 19th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

S-Model Sheridan

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Something a little out of left (or perhaps right) field to keep you all on your toes.  I was never really going to get any Sheridan’s as they gad pretty much disappeared – at least in Cavalry units – by my preferred 1986/87 timeframe.  I thin…

S-Model Sheridan

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Something a little out of left (or perhaps right) field to keep you all on your toes.  I was never really going to get any Sheridan’s as they gad pretty much disappeared – at least in Cavalry units – by my preferred 1986/87 timeframe.  I thin…

Back to Denmark – Final figures Part 2

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

OK – so for once I actually finished something when I said I would!  So without further ado I’ll jump straight into the pics.  They are a bit large – so you’ll have to use your imagination a bit to think that they are actually just 20mm figur…

Back to Denmark – Final figures Part 2

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

OK – so for once I actually finished something when I said I would!  So without further ado I’ll jump straight into the pics.  They are a bit large – so you’ll have to use your imagination a bit to think that they are actually just 20mm figur…

Back to Denmark – Final figures Work-in-Progress 1

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Just to keep you all as confused as I am I’ve jumped back to Denmark to finish off a few figures I needed.  These will probably be my last “standard” danish troops/home guard – although I do have a wee plan for some HJV Special Forces at some poin…

Back to Denmark – Final figures Work-in-Progress 1

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Just to keep you all as confused as I am I’ve jumped back to Denmark to finish off a few figures I needed.  These will probably be my last “standard” danish troops/home guard – although I do have a wee plan for some HJV Special Forces at some poin…

The Berlin Project – Infantry and Urban Bases – Part 2

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Well as I said in a previous post here I decided to do a test team to see how the urban bases might look.  I just finished them the other day and managed to take some photos.  I went with a 3 man British GPMG team and here they are:Now a…

The Berlin Project – Infantry and Urban Bases – Part 2

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Well as I said in a previous post here I decided to do a test team to see how the urban bases might look.  I just finished them the other day and managed to take some photos.  I went with a 3 man British GPMG team and here they are:Now a…

Fabbri M-60 MBT

Posted on October 9th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

So – once again I’ve been busy with other stuff so my updating has been more than a little slack.  Today’s simple update is from some photos taken weeks ago, but I have made some new (worthwhile) purchases lately that I’ll share as soon as I get a…

Fabbri M-60 MBT

Posted on October 9th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

So – once again I’ve been busy with other stuff so my updating has been more than a little slack.  Today’s simple update is from some photos taken weeks ago, but I have made some new (worthwhile) purchases lately that I’ll share as soon as I get a…

What! More Marders?

Posted on September 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Yes, it’s true – a couple more Marders for my mate – who I’ve now made 7 for with this lot and I still have 2 more to go…Not much more to tell you so I’ll jump straight into the pics – pretty low quality as I was in a rush…So there you go.  1 …

What! More Marders?

Posted on September 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Yes, it’s true – a couple more Marders for my mate – who I’ve now made 7 for with this lot and I still have 2 more to go…Not much more to tell you so I’ll jump straight into the pics – pretty low quality as I was in a rush…So there you go.  1 …

Matador Models – FV432/20 (Fox Turret) Build and Review

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

OK – so I was very chuffed recently to get this little goodie as one of my final purchases to round out my Berlin Brigade.  It’s a Matador Models FV432/20 (Fox Turret) and it comes like this:Opening the box reveals a couple of plastic baggies:Whic…

Matador Models – FV432/20 (Fox Turret) Build and Review

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

OK – so I was very chuffed recently to get this little goodie as one of my final purchases to round out my Berlin Brigade.  It’s a Matador Models FV432/20 (Fox Turret) and it comes like this:Opening the box reveals a couple of plastic baggies:Whic…

Some more Revell Marders

Posted on August 27th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I’ve recently finished a few more Marder 1A3s for a friend and this time I managed to take some photos before they were delivered.  Let’s get straight into it then:Marder 1Marder 2Marder 3And now all three of them togetherAnd that’s it for now.Tha…

Hjemmeværnet (The Danish Home Guard) Transport Options Part 2

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I hadn’t planned on splitting this post in two, but have had to now that I didn’t get around to finishing the mortar sabot base as shown a couple of posts ago.  So this will be a very small post today.First up I weathered another Land RoverThis is…

Hjemmeværnet (The Danish Home Guard) Transport Options Part 1

Posted on August 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

OK – so continuing the Hjemmeværnet (The Danish Home Guard) theme – and the Oxford Diecast theme – here are the first three touched up vehicles and their pax.Starting with the Platoon Commander’s ex-farmyard Land Rover:And now with passengers…

Bundeswehr Bergepanzer 2

Posted on July 31st, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Way back here  in April 2017 I showed off my work-in-progress for the Hobbyden Bergepanzer conversion set for the Revell Leopard 1A5.  Today I can show off the finished product, minus a crewman which I haven’t quite finished yet.Anyway – onto…

West German Marder W-I-P – Part 1

Posted on July 19th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

This will be a very short work-in-progress update with just one photo.  I’m currently working on a commission job of some Revell Marders for a mate.  And he wants a lot of them…  So here’s where I’m currently up to:The two at the back …

Danish Battlegroup

Posted on July 12th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

OK – back to 20mm, and back to the Danes for the last time for a while I think.When finishing the Centurions I thought it might be nice to take a couple of photos of all the Danish armour finished thus far.  So without further ado – here we go:Fro…

ORBAT – NATO’s Northern Army Group, 1 BR Corps Deployment

Posted on March 5th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The 1 Br Corps deployment zone sits between Hanover in the North to Einbeck in the South. Deployed to the North is 1 GE Corps and to the South covering the more broken terrain of the Harz Mountains and the Saurland is 1 Be Corps.  The detail of NO…

Review Book – Abel Archer, Modern Rapid Fire Rules

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well it’s been a while since I posted. A busy period for family and work – however I was asked a question about the rules I use, and it’s a fairly frequent question so I thought I would knock out a quick post on the subject.  I got hooked on Moder…

Review – Book, The Race to The Swift, R Simpkin 1985

Posted on July 1st, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Race to the Swift by Brigadier R Simpkin recieved rave reviews across a range of professional military journals in America and Britain, for good reason, its an excellent treatise on manouvre warfare, focusing more on the operational rather than the…

Cold War Gamer Hobby News – Autumn 2014

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

As the blog has recently recieved its 300,000th hit,  the first thing to say is thankyou to all who continue to read it and particularly those who take the time to comment as its always useful to get feedback on content.  The Autumn Magazine …