Adie Roberts looks at a book describing U-boats in 100 objects 1939-1945 from publisher Pen and Sword to see if you can really describe a U-boat with just 100 objects or will it be a flop.
Takom have announced on their Facebook page they are to release a 1/35th Yamato 15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type Gun Turret.
Flyhawk are to release in the near future a 1/700th Royal Navy Aircraft set III.
"Studio Blue Ocean" (@odJogQUGPJ2P1PG) on Twitter recently put up these amazing photos of his 6 month build in 1/350 of the USS CV-63 Kitty Hawk & CG-63 Cowpens.
Yamashita Hobby are preparing to release a three 1/700th Japanese Destroyers over the next few months.
Inside the Armour Publications are taking pre-orders on a book titled "Postcards from the Jeune École" which tells of the French Pre-dreadnought from the 1870s to the First World War.
MikroMir are preparing to release a 1/72nd Imperial Russian Navy submarine Krupp "Forel".
Imperial Hobby Productions are to release a 1/700th HMS Triumph 1946 Light Fleet Carrier.
OKB Grigorov have released a 1/700th Barracuda class submarine.
Two new Artitec kits for 2021 are a 1/87 Dutch Zeepunter and a German Zeesenboot. An assembled model is shown to good effect through their YouTube videos. While these videos are narrated in Dutch, Artitec is working on English translation videos.
Seek high ground because Artitec has sent a tidal wave of new models for your maritime scenes. Some are factory assembled, and some are kits. All are scaled for 1/87.
Artitec has revived their YouTube channel with videos of our new products for 2021. This video shows off their new model of a Hoogaars fishing sloop.
Adie Roberts gets his hands on another of the images of war series of books this one on the US Navy Destroyers to see their development and how well they served during the conflicts.
Combrig Models have released a 1/700th RMS Lusitania.
Atlantic Models have re-released the 1/600th photo etch sets for the Airfix HMS Victorious.