Wednesday, February 7

Preview: Two new small-scale warriors from Trumpeter in March...

A Striker & an Intruder are the subjects of Trumpeter's two releases of March. We look at the info, art, colours & built-up test kits in our preview...

Preview: Two new small-scale warriors from Trumpeter in March...

M1134 Stryker Anti- Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) 
by Trumpeter
Model: # 07425
1/72nd scale
The M1134 Stryker Anti-Tank Guided Missile Vehicle is provided with and elevated TOW system and is able to fire TOW anti-tank missiles. The ATGM weapon system gives TOW missile capability to today's infantry fighting vehicles. The ATGM weapon system has a 2-tube launcher and elevated mast extending 0.5 meters above the chassis. 

The colour profiles included in this kit
The decals that come with this kit
The crew of three is under armor at all times. The ATGM provides maximum crew protection when operated stealthily using terrain and other structures to provide masking and protection. The ATGM weapon system, through the employment of current sighting technologies, enables the use of the family of all TOW missile types. The ATGM weapon system is employed in the US Army Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) ATGM vehicle.
Model  Length: 108mm / Width: 32mm  
Total of 3 sprue ,upper hull , lower hull and tires
The kit consists of over 90 parts
The test kit built up...

A-6E Intruder 
by Trumpeter
Model: # 01641
1/72nd scale
The A-6E is the last production type of the Intruder family. They were developed for the strike missions. A new AN/APQ-148 radar replaced the old version one and the DIANE system were replaced by the latest computer system a that time.

The colour profiles included in this kit
The decal sheet included in the kit
Masks are provided for the clear parts of the kit
In the late 1970s,the new navigation system called CAINS were equipped, the CAINS A-6E can be distinguished by the extra air scoop on top of the fuselage near the vertical stabilizer.
Model Length: 233.1mm / Wingspan:224.5 mm  
The kit consists of  over 250 parts , clear parts for canopy
- fuselage & wing with finely engraved panel lines
Trumpeter's in house modellers test shot build....

These kits will soon be on sale through Trumpeter's distributors Worldwide...