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    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Britain, Cold War 1945-1991

      Saracen APC

      The Saracen was part of the Alivis 600 series of 6×6 vehicles.  Used by Britain, the Saracen saw action in the Malasian chrisis and became an export succes because of it was significantly cheaper to run than tracked APCs but offered full armour and an MG turret.

      It saw action as part of Jordanian forces in the Arab Israeli conflicts and …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Britain, Cold War 1945-1991

      Saladin Armoured Car

      The Saladin is part of the Alivis 600 series of 6×6 vehicles.  Used by Britain, the Saladin became an export succes because of it was significantly cheaper than a tank but offered full armour and a useful 76mm gun. Users included West Germany, Austrailia, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and UEA. It also sold well in Afica, Aisia and South America. …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , New releases

      UAZ 496 jeep (x2)

      The UAZ 469 jeep was developed in the late 1960s to replace the aging GAZ67. This rugged vehicle remains in use across the globe. Can be seen carrrying a driver and 7 paratroopers, normal load appears to be 5 passengers.

       

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , New releases

      Airborne GAZ 66 truck

      Soviet truck first designed and built in 1966, since then almost 1 million have been produced until production ceased in 1999. This is the paratrooper airborne version, which could be parachuted. The folding screen and roof allowed loading into aircraft.

       

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , New releases

      BRDM-2 Spandrel

      A lightly armoured Soviet ATGM carrier fitted with a launcher for the Konkurs/Spandrel. This vehicle began to apear in the mid 1970s

       

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , New releases

      MT-LBu APC/command vehicle

      The MT-LBu was a more spacious development of the MT-LB, it has a raised cabin which gives more space at the expence of a higher profile. They are used as personel carriers, command centres and ambulances where more space is needed

       

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , New releases

      T72a

      The T72 was developed as a more economic alternative to the T64, it included many advanced features such as 125mm smoothbore gun and auto-loading system but used a rugged diesel engine and conventional suspension. This turned out as winning combination making the T72 one of the most produced tanks of all time. The improved A model appeared in 1979 with …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Israel 1948 - 1991

      M48 Bridgelayer, bridge only

      The 18m bridge could carry 60t and was later upgraded to 70t.  This is the bridge only

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Britain, Cold War 1945-1991

      Unimog 404 Light truck

      The Unimog 404 was produced from 1955-1980 with 36,000 for the Bundeswehr. This successful 4×4 truck was used by many armies including Syrian forces during the Arab-Israeli conflicts. It’s has been seen in many “Bush” wars as a “technical” by mounting machine guns and cannon. Other users include: France, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland and the UK

       

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Israel 1948 - 1991

      M48 AVLB Bridgelayer

      The M48 AVLB was developed in the 1950s as an assault bridge layer for US armour and remained in production until 1960.  The 18m bridge could carry 60t and was later upgraded to 70t.  This is a multi part kit requires some skill to assemble. The M48 AVLB was used by the US army and many allies such as West …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      2S3 Akatsiya 152mm SPG

      The 2S3 entered service with the Soviet Army in 1971 going on to serve with most of the Wasaw Pact armoured divisions  with over 2000 produced.

      The D20 152 artillery peice was mated with a the mobile GM chasis and 520hp engine, allowing it to keep pace with Armoured formations. Unlike many soviet designs the 2S3 was not amphibious. The design …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      100mm T12 anti-tank gun

      T12 100mm smoothbore anti-tank gun, the Soviet Union continued to use and develop AT guns when most countries had given up the idea. These 3ton, 10m long monsters needed to be towed by the tracked MT-LB or large all terrain truck. The T12 gun saw use in the Arab Israeli conflicts and can still be found in armies around the …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      KMT-5 Mine roller

      Soviet forces were equiped with mine clear equipment at company level, 1 in 10 tanks having it’s own mine clearing roller/plough. This model represents the KMT-5 model which was developed in the 1950s and is sill in use in various forms. The model can be used with Red3’s T54/55, T62 or T64 (tank models not included)

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      Gopher/9K35 SAM system

      Strela 10 missile system version of the MT-LB, this started to replace the Strella BRDM-2 from 1976.  It had an improved missile sytem,  better cross country performance and larger missile capacity. This tracked hull allowed the SAM system to keep pace with armoured units. They are normaly paired with the Shilka SPAAG

      Used by the Wasaw pact and many international customers

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      MT-LB APC & Artillery tractor

      Multi-function vehicle used as: an APC, Command post and tractor for T12 AT gun and 120mm Mortar. The would be the normal tractor in armoured units and BMP bases infantry formations. As an APC it could carry 2 crew and upto 11 passengers. It mounts a single MG for defence

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Union WW2

      JS-3 Heavy Tank

      Heavy tank developed form the JS-2 incorporating strikingly modern and improved armour and the “frying pan” turret that came to be used on many Soviet tanks designs over the next 50 years. There is still debate on whether this tank saw action in WW2, the general opinion is it missed action in Europe only arriving in time for the victory …

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      GAZ 66 and Twin 23mm cannon technical

      This rugged 2t truck has been exported around the globe with many appearing in the news as “technicals” locally modified with heavy weapons such as the ZU 23-2 twin 23mm cannon with 2000rpm rate off fire. This combination forms an effective and cheap weapons system for regular and irregular forces. The Soviet truck was designed and built in 1966, since …

    • Arab States 1948-1991

      Egyptian M4 Sherman + AMX turret

      France developed this upgrade for Egypts sherman tanks it had aquired from Britain after WW2. The FL-10 turret used on the AMX 13 was mated with the Sherman hull to gice more firepower. FL-10 features included; Autoloader for the gun which held 12 rounds in the turret bustle this allowed the crew to be reduced to 4. The gun was …

    • Arab States 1948-1991

      Egyptian T34-100

      The T34-100 was an attempt by the Egypt to extend the life and usefulness of the Russian T34 which they had in abundance. The original turret was cut away and a Soviet 100mm AT gun mounted in a thinly armoured structure. The result was not a great success as it was hard to hide and very vulnerable

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      ZU 23-2 Anti-aircraft gun (2 pairs)

      This Soviet light AA gun developed in 1955 is also used as a devastating ground support weapon. The twin 23mm cannon are aimed and fired manually. The gun can be towed by jeep, light truck or mounted “portee”  to form a “technical” as often seen in news fotage. Used in dozens of conflicts since the 1950s to the present day. …

    • Arab States 1948-1991

      Arab infantry AA teams, HMG x3, Grail SAM x4

      Arab infantry AA teams. The 12.7mm AA heavy machine gun on a tripod and shoulder launched “grail” SAM that cause such a shock to the Israeli airforce in the 1973 Yom Kippur war. The Dshkm HMGstill found mounted on trucks as fire support for militias

    • Arab States 1948-1991

      Arab 82mm Mortar teams x3

      Arab 82mm mortar teams in ssh40/60 helmets, 9 figures and 3 mortars. 1960-80s

    • Arab States 1948-1991

      Arab, sustained fire MG teams x3

      Arab MG teams, sustained fire PKM MG suitable for Egypt, Syria, Iraq and many other nations. 1960-80s

    • Arab States 1948-1991 , Soviet Eastern Block 1945-1991

      2S1 Gvozdika 122mm SPG

      Bulky amphibious self-propelled artillery, designed to keep pace with fast moving armoured formations. Developed in the late 1950s and entering service with the USSR in 1960. This succesful design is still in service around the world and has been updated several times. In Warsaw pack service it was often found near the front line giving direct fire support.

      Used by both …