A new PE set for kits of old US Navy battlewagons that were upgraded for service in a new World War. Away with caged masts and on with new radar sets, catapults and more.
Hawker Sea Hurricane MK.IB/IIC (1:700)
3D printed parts of the aircraft that went from the Battle of Britain to sea. Of about the 14,000 Hurricanes produced, 800 were converted for the Fleet Air Arm’s use.
The latest from NNT is an Acheron Class destroyer from the Great War. 23 of these vessels were completed before the start of the war and were considered to be excellent handling ships. Also, NNT is re-releasing some of their previous kits.
Italian WWII Torpedo Boat Pegaso (1:350)
E.V.A. just released its third kit in 1/350 scale, this time we have the "Regia Torpediniera" Pegaso. The kit is made of resin with PE sheet and decals.
3D printed planes of the US Navy's top scoring fighter of the Second World War and of their night fighter variants. Perfect for the deck of your Tamiya late war USS Saratoga kit.
IJN Mikasa Waterline Kit (1:700)
Coming this summer is a waterline version of one of naval battle history's greatest victors - His Imperial Japanese Majesty`s Ship Mikasa. This is a new tool kit with what looks to be excellent details.
Protected Cruiser Svetlana (1:350)
New from Combrig, a resin kit, with full hull and waterline kit versions available, of the Russian Imperial protected cruiser Svetlana. She was built to be a royal yacht for Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich Romanov , commander-in-chief of the Imperial Russian Navy.
The latest from Niko is another waterline kit of a civilian vessel class drafted into military service for World War II by Japan. The kit is labled after the lead ship in a class of 13 ships.
Three new ‘boomer’ submarine kits are now being produced by Micro Mir. All boats are SSBNs (Ballistic Nuclear Submarines) of the US Navy that served before the current Ohio class boats entered service.
If you're improving your 1/350 scale battlewagon kit, here's one (or two) more items you can add to your aircraft catapults - resin Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplanes.
3D Printed Naval Mine Sets (1:700)
Naval Mines were used extensively in both world wars and many designs from the First World War were also used in the Second. These two sets would be appropriate for a diorama for either war.
WWII USN 20 ton Cranes (Early) (1:700)
For your 1/700 World War II dockyard, brass, 20 ton cranes for loading cargo and supplies onto your vessels. This makes a nice follow on to AMW's previous 150 ton crane.
Slated to roll out in October of 2016, Tumpeter Models releases a New Tooling for the PLA Chinese Navy Type 22 Missile Boat.
An accurate and highly detailed funnel for USS Lexington CV-2 as the she appeared from 1936 to 1940 is now available in 1/700 and 1/350 scales
Italian WW2 Submarine Tazzoli (1:350)
This is the second release by E.V.A. Another 1/350 resin kit with PE and decals. The hull is cast in a single whole piece making the assembly pretty straight forward.
ATEM 50007, HMS Undine detail set in 1/500 scale.
Italian WW2 destroyer Vivaldi (1:350)
EVA, a Russian and Italian collaboration, release the first in a series of limited edition kits focused on Italian and Royal Navy warships of the Second World War; Navigatori Class destroyer Ugolino Vivaldi
IJN Aircraft Carrier Hiyo 1944 (1:700)
Fujimi of Japan has announced the August 2016 release of kit FUJ43141, the IJN Aircraft Carrier Hiyo (1944) in 1/700 scale.
IJN Type 91 Aerial Torpedoes (1:700)
Five Star Models of China has announced the May 2016 release of kit FSM710051, a set of eight Imperial Japanese Navy Type 91 aircraft torpedoes in 1/700 scale.
Warbird Decals has issued a decal upgrade set to outfit AMT’s 1/520 scale USN aircraft carrier USS Akron/USS Macon.
What good is an aircraft carrier without aircraft? Shapeways has issued a Heavier-Than-Air (HTA) unit of 11 aircraft to outfit AMT’s 1/520 scale USS Akron/USS Macon.
USN Airship USS Akron/USS Macon (Other Scale)
Round 2 has issued kit No. AMT892, a re-release of AMT’s 1/520 scale USN aircraft carrier USS Akron (ZRS-4) or USS Macon (ZRS-5) plastic model kit from 1976.
USS Halibut SSGN/SSN 2-in1 (1:350)
Today Blue Ridge Models releases the 1/350 scale model of the USS Halibut. This kit is a 2-in-1 kit that includes the option of building either the SSGN or the SSN (regulus or special ops) version of the USN Submarine 587
HMS/HMAS Vendetta (1:350)
Dragon USA announces the release of Showcase Models Australia's 1/350 scale HMS/HMAS Vendetta soon!
Caraktere Publishing is pleased to announce the release of
Admiralty Type Destroyers (1:350)
AJMMODELS is slated to release two new Admiralty Type Destroyers in 1/350 scale; HMS Scott and HMAS Stuart.
HMS Hermes (1:700)
Coming Soon from Flyhawk Model, a 1/700 scale HMS Hermes!
HMS Hermes and IJA Akitsumaru (1:700)
Aoshima shares news of two new releases in the 1/700 scale range; HMS Hermes and IJA Hei Type Special Ship Akitsumaru.
USS Constellation CV-64 (1:350)
Stevens International just shared their listing of August releases from Trumpeter Models and the USS Constellation CV-64 Aircraft Carrier makes the list!
Here's the latest 1/700 PE offering from White Ensign Models.
Scale Model Club “Novi Sad” and IPMS Serbia are proud to present the Danube 1255 International Scale Model Show, May 14, 2017.
IJN Fubuki Detail-Up Set (1:700)
Tetra Model Works has announced the release of set SE-70007, a photoetch brass update for the Yamashita Hobby destroyer Fubuki in 1/700 scale
IJN Fubuki (with photo etch) (1:700)
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02030, the destroyer Fubuki (“Blizzard”) with photo etched parts in 1/700 scale
IJN Hibiki (1:700)
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02029, the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer Hibiki (“Thunder”) in 1/700 scale.
Admirable class minesweeper (1:125)
Round 2 models has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit HL429, Lindberg models USS Hazard (AM-240) Admirable-class minesweeper in 1/125 scale.
Round 2, under the Lindberg label, has announced the March 2016 release of kit HL439, “Tabletop Navy” HMS King George V & HMS Dorsetshire 2-Pack in 1/1200 Scale.
German Heavy Cruiser Blucher (1:350)
Stephens International just added Trumpeter's 1/350 scale German Heavy Cruiser Blucher to their July 2016 offerings.
New from Atlantic Models (1:600)
Alantic Models Releases a new photo etch set for the Airfix 1/600 HMS Tiger!
Well, it is about time! We now have a manufacturer's confirmation and projected release date for Merit International's 1/350 Scale HMS Ark Royal - 1939.
Rusty Rail will not be landlocked with their subjects. March launches some new - and new re-releases - resin castings for your rising tide of modeling.
U-Boot IX Weapon Sets (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of two new releases in their Special Navy series. The deck guns are designed for Revell's 1:72 kit.
Fujimi models of Japan has announced the March 2016 release of FUJ46003, the proposed Super Yamato Class Battleship Kii.
U-826 (Type VIIc Turm IV) (1:400)
Mirage Hobby of Poland has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit 40413, the German World War Two submarine U-826 (Type VIIC/Turm IV).
WWI CLs Dresden & Emden (1:350)
Revell Germany has released kit No. 05500, a 1/350 scale two-kit combination of the First World War Imperial German Navy cruisers SMS Dresden and SMS Emden.
USCGC Roger B. Taney (1944) (1:350)
Niko Models of Poland has released kit No. 3501, a 1/350 scale version of the Treasury class United States Coast Guard Cutter Roger B. Taney as the ship appeared in 1944.
ŘOP o.s.(Samek) models of the Czech Republic has released kit S350/001, a Japanese midget submarine Type A KO-Hyoteki (1941).
We've been familiar with RCS's PE work for some time, providing excellent sets for upgrading details and conversions for Revell's 1/72 scale boats. Now they are diversifying their product line, starting with plan drawings of the grey wolves of the Battle of the Atlantic.
USS Wolverine IX-64 (1:700)
Would you believe there once was a freshwater, paddle-wheel steamer aircraft carrier? In 1942 the Great Lakes side-wheel steamer Seeandbee, which first took to the lake's waters in 1912, had been transformed into and an aircraft carrier to operate in the Great Lakes as the USS Wolverine, a platform for advanced training for US Navy pilots. Blue Ridge Models now offers a limited edition kit of this one-of-a-kind carrier.
German Type XXIII Submarine (1:144)
Revell has announced the March 2016 release of kit No. 05140, a 1/144 scale version of the Kriegsmarine Type XXIII U-Boat. This is a reboxing of ICM’s kit No. S.004 from 2006.
The Type 271 RADAR set was a surface search radar set and was the first microwave radar set and was mounted on hundreds of Royal Navy ships. Model Monkey now produces a set of this set and its upgraded Type 273 version, available in several scales.
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