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  1. If anyone has missed it, BBC are starting a new 6 part series starring Suranne Jones as a detective who investigates a murder abooard HMS Vigil, a British missile submarine. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-58334990 Initial previews I've read seem encouraging, and although I'm sure I'm wrong, there's a bit in the trailer that makes me think Suranne Jones gets put into a torpedo tub at one point! I'm also more sure that the BBC weren't allowed to film inside a real missile submarine, but hey, who knows? Starts tomorrow night at 9 pm, part two on Bank Holiday Monday at 9pm, nd then Sundays at 9 pm.
  2. AGM-114 Hellfire (BRL32037) 1:32 Brengun The AGM-114 Hellfire missile is an air-launched missile for destroying ground-based targets with a high level of precision. They are carried most famously by the AH-64 Apache as well as drones and other slow-moving aircraft, and are used extensively for destroying enemy bunkers and compounds in the Middle East, despite its original mission as a tank buster. They are fire-and-forget and because of their relatively low explosive yield when compared to a standard JDAM they have a lower collateral damage likelihood. They are frequently carried in "packs" of four on one pylon because of their light weight, giving any aircraft a substantial capacity to inflict damage. The Kit The set arrives in a cardboard box that is sealed by the label, and inside is a ziplok bag of resin parts, a sheet of stencil decals, a small fret of Photo-Etch (PE) and an instruction sheet with five steps plus painting guide. There are ten casting blocks, the majority of which are in grey resin, but two are in clear resin and hold the clear seeker heads for each of the eight missiles included in the set. Each missile has the choice of a protective yellow FOD guard or the clear seeker head, PE fins front and aft, a toroidal exhaust port and a separate resin attachment lug. The launch rails are made up from a pre-moulded pair that have the pylon attachment points moulded into the centre, two stanchions that project downward and two more rails for the lower level. To these are added command umbilicals, PE locking arms and rear skin, plus resin attachment lugs. When the launch rails are completed, you can attach up to four missiles to each one, allowing you to house the full complement on the two rails supplied. Some of the decals are called out during construction, but the balance are shown in the final section of the instructions, and the overall colour is mentioned briefly at the beginning as black. Conclusion This set is excellent value for money, highly detailed, and you get everything you need barring paint and glue. Either missiles and two rail packs for your large scale project for a very reasonable price. Very highly recommended. Review sample courtesy of
  3. SCUD-B Tactical Ballistic Missile (03332) 1:72 Revell While the Scud missile system was know about there can be little doubt that the Frist Gulf War drew attention to this missile system with the then Iraqi regime firing them at coalition forces and into Israel. The Scud was a Tactical Ballistic Missile developed by the Soviets in the 1950s and can trace it linage back to the V-2 via the SS1-1 Scunner. While NATO called the missile the Scud the Soviet designation was R-11 Zemlya. The Scud B or R-17 was the most numerous of the Scud systems. It could carry Nuclear, Chemical and conventional warheads. Following unsuccessful trails with a tracked launcher a wheeled launcher based on the new MAZ-543 vehicle was chosen. The missile had a range of 300km with a 925kg warhead. The Kit Here Revell have re-boxed the Toxso kit from 2014 (A company I must admit to not being aware of). It would seem from what I have read that this kit is very much the same as the DML Scud-B. The kit seems fairly detailed for the scale though the interior can be a little sparse. No injection windows are provided for the kit. It would seem on the original kit these were printed on clear acetate for the modeller to cut out. Revell seem to have degraded this even further by just providing two strips of clear acetate and providing templates you first have to cut out from the pages of the instructions to then cut out from the acetate. The kit has 157 parts over 4 spures and can be built with the missile in the raised or lowered positions. Construction starts with the main chassis an in particular the wheels. 4 types for the steering axles, and 4 for the non steering axles are built up. The main chassis rails are assembled and then the wheels mount to them. A series of sub modules which make up the main body can then be built. The first of these is the rear module which holds part of the elevation system. This can then fit to the body. The triangular storage lockers and control panels then fit between the rear axles. The next module up is the control module. which goes in the centre of the vehicle. This has separate doors for each side. Each side has a crew seat on the curved mudguard section and various control panels moulded in. The next sections the front section which connects the cab to the centre section. Following this main front cab can be assembled. There are two sides for the cab, the left containing the drivers seat and controls, with a second crew seat, the right contains two crew seats. These are linked by housing for the main engine. All of these modules can then be assembled to the chassis. Work now moves to the missile and the launcher. At the rear the platform holding the rear hydraulic stabilisers is built up and attached to the main chassis. The main rear launch cradle is then built up from its base and two main supporting arms. At the top of the arms goes the A shaped protective cradle. Supporting braces connecting the two side arms then go in. The two part missile is assembled with two additional fins and the base plate going on. Additional parts go the base which will aid with erecting the missile. The missile can be mounted to the launcher in either transport or launch mode by connecting the hydraulic rams in the right places, and if in launch mode putting the stabilisers down. Decals A small decal sheet gives a few white markings for the Soviet version ,and very small national markings for the vehicles. Three vehicles can be built from the sheet, Iraqi, East German and USSR; though in reality you could represent any user with a little extra decal help. Conclusion If you really want a 1/72 Scud B then this is a good deal from Revell. Recommended. Revell model kits are available from all good toy and model retailers. For further information visit or
  4. For my third (and last) entry in this very enjoyable GB there can be only one possibility. Located in this box there are parts from three Bloodhound kits purchased some years ago as a project to build a diorama based on the box art which showed 4 Bloodhounds etc.. For various reasons the project never completed but I guessed that the box contained enough parts to build one set while keeping within the 25% rule. As there are only 12 pieces made up (mainly the Landrover) this comes to about 18%. Why the only possibility. When first issued (1960) this was an Airfix Series One kits - with 4 separate builds + personnel and dog, this seemed great value. So I have to revisit this one. Will be OOB and built as a kid - I might even leave a fingerprint on it! As an aside it's worth looking at the Scalemates entry for this as it contains the American boxing. This is an all action boxing and has the bizarre placing of the launch pad on the trailer! https://www.scalemates.com/kits/airfix-02309-0-bristol-bloodhound-missile--181446 Here are (most of) the parts I noticed the missing part when I looked in the box.
  5. Something a bit left of centre and a first for the GB as well! A ship launched cruise missile. This is another Easter Blitz build, the kit includes 2 missile comprising of about 15 parts each (plus stands) Instructions and parts trees, not decals though! They went together rather quickly (including the stands) And then they were painted, first colour, grey of course) then the next grey and finally the stands I think I will try a wash on them and weather the VLS launch base next, and that will be it.
  6. Here is my finished model of the topical SS26 Transporter erector and launcer kit from ZVEZDA. I have problems making small kits now, ,but wanted to include this on in my collection, so I did as best I could. The unusual digital camflage I saw on several web sites, and thought interesting. Made straight out of the box. The model transmission parts are minute and very fiddly to do all the bits! the position of the cab and other top parts are delicately mounted on the model to fit exactly the same as the real ones. where the engine fits wasn't clear, so I messed that up, but it is hidden inside. I painted the interior of the cab matt black, then took special care to paint all the sides of the transparencies with a matt black pen, as this made the very thick windows look better, without internal reflections. I do this to all kits and it helps a lot I think. I messed up the details on the rockets so I just painted them green. the digital camouflage was seen on parade pictures, and done thus: 1 felt tip for the black , 2 over: paint brush and enamel for the white bits. The model is of a topical system as the missile is supposed to be nuclear capable, and thus contravening Tactical misslile agreements. An interesting addition to any armour collection. though a very expensive kit. Added to my missile section. SS26_4 SS26_5 SS26_6 SS26_2 SS26_3 SS26_1 after seeing the enlarged pictures, I realise I have a few bits to paint: the cable, the tow hooks, the wipers...
  7. Here is my finished model of the topical SS26 Transporter erector and launcer kit from ZVEZDA. I have problems making small kits now, ,but wanted to include this on in my collection, so I did as best I could. The unusual digital camflage I saw on several web sites, and thought interesting. Made straight out of the box. The model transmission parts are minute and very fiddly to do all the bits! the position of the cab and other top parts are delicately mounted on the model to fit exactly the same as the real ones. where the engine fits wasn't clear, so I messed that up, but it is hidden inside. I painted the interior of the cab matt black, then took special care to paint all the sides of the transparencies with a matt black pen, as this made the very thick windows look better, without internal reflections. I do this to all kits and it helps a lot I think. I messed up the details on the rockets so I just painted them green. the digital camouflage was seen on parade pictures, and done thus: 1 felt tip for the black , 2 over: paint brush and enamel for the white bits. The model is of a topical system as the missile is supposed to be nuclear capable, and thus contravening Tactical misslile agreements. An interesting addition to any armour collection. though very expensive. SS26_4 SS26_5 SS26_6 SS26_2
  8. So... my second entry! The Back-story In 1981 tensions between the East and West became so high that on the 24th October the USSR and its allies moved west into West Germany, Holland and Sweden. This huge and never-ending assault of soviet tanks was met by swift resistance at the borders, much of this resistance was based around aviation, however, the Soviets came prepared and had installed mobile SA-2 SAM missile sites, which, in the first 3 months shot down 37% of all Western aircraft called to combat. The West was starting to lose the war. In 1983 a stalemate emerged at the borders of West-germany, Holland and Sweden. The losses continued to amount until one day an ex WW2 lancaster pilot had an idea, one of the reasons for the the nazis' surrender being the continued bombing of key cities such as Berlin.
  9. Afternoon all, Sorry to trouble you with another quwey regarding the Blue Steel missile When viewing photographs of the Blue Steel missile being loaded onto the Vulcan and Victor, the upper tail surface appears to be missing from a few of those. So my questions are as follows: Was this fin removeable? When carried in the recessed bomb bay of the Vulcan and Victor, was the tail surface kept vertical and fitted into a recess or was it folded down? Thanks, Sam
  10. Good morning all! I am just wondering whether anyone knows how the Blue Steel missile was attached to the V-bombers, specifically the Avro Vulcan. I have seen a Pathe film of Blue Steel showing the ground crew "winding" the missile up into the bomb bay of the Valiant, I am not sure whether this would be the same with the Vulcan? On a related note, having been to Cosford and seen their Blue Steel far too many times for it to be deemed normal behaviour (only kidding, Cosford is a wonderful place) I noticed that on the horizontal "wing/winglets" at the rear of the missile, there are two cylinder shaped attachments which are attached just above these wings. I don't think that the Cosford Blue Steel was a test vehicle so I don't think it could be carrying any sort of flare to mark its location (if the test vehicles ever used such a setup), however I suspect that it has something to do with its suspension from the V-bombers??? I also tried obtaining an estimate for how much it would cost to copy some Blue Steel technical drawings from the national archives and the answer came back- £350!!! So a dead end there... Anyway, thanks for reading my verbal ramblings, Sam
  11. Just caught this on Armorama. Looks nice. http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=225088 Cheers Dan
  12. Just clocked this over on Armorama, looks very nice indeed. http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=226523 Regards Dan
  13. Hello again people, A while ago I asked for color advices for Revell's 1/144 Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut to paint it in an assumed operational camo here http://www.britmodeller.net/forums/index.php?/topic/234935325-berkut-color-advice/ and using an advice from niki and Revell's PAK-FA kit manual for colors and camo I built my aircraft but before it is ready for inspection I have one more question for you guys if you can give me ideas. I have some spare missiles, fuel tanks etc from previous 1/144 builds but mostly American stuff. As I tried to build it in an assumed operational camo I thought arming it could be good too so shall go for it and use the spare stuff to arm the aircraft or not? And where on the bird and how many of them shall I use? I saw in wiki that it was planned to have two on wingtips, 6-8 under the wings and 4-6 under the body so what are your suggestions? Thanks
  14. Hello friends. New item from Northstarmodels - NS48014 Set of 2 resin Soviet tactical air-to-surface missiles with APU-68 launchers. For MiG-23, MiG-27, MiG-29, Su-15, Su-17, Su-24, Su-25, YaK-38 Decal from "Begemot".
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