This issue is broken into four sections.
M966 TOW HMMWV (pages 1-13)
This short section has four pages in colour on the M966 TOW HMMWV plus numerous detailed drawings of the TOW launcher and vehicle mounting. There are close-up detail photos of the launcher to complement the drawings as well as a set of 1/35th plans of the M966.
German Light Self-propelled Anti Tank Gun (pages 14-80)
This section has a brief introduction on SP guns with 3 pages on the Sd.Kfz.10 3.7cm Pak, 4 pages on the 250/10 3.7cm Pak and 5 pages on the 251/10 3.7cm Pak each with some general photos of the vehicles.
Following this is 24 pages on the PanzerJäger I 4.7cm Pak which includes many wartime in-action shots of the vehicles in Poland and Africa. Some of these are semi-close up and provide some nice details of the exterior and finally there is a set of 1/35th plans.
Next is 10 pages on the 4.7cm Pak (t) auf PzKpfw35R and again includes some nice wartime pics as well as few close ups of the gun mounting and there is also a set of 1/35th plans of the 35R.
The final 14 pages cover the 5cm Pak 38 with three interesting photos of the 5cm mounted on a captured Matilda with makeshift gun shield, 3 pages of wartime photos with the 5cm mounted Sd.Kfz.10, a few shots of the VK302 prototype and lastly 7 pages showing the 5cm mounted on the Panzer II chassis with a new superstructure and includes some good close ups of the gun and internal mountings.
T-80 Soviet Tank (pages 81-135)
The next 55 pages are devoted to the Russian T-80 MBT with some "in-action" shots while on exercise followed by coverage of the T-80BV again with semi-close up shots of the vehicle, the T-80U again with some semi-close up shots which show some nice details, the T-80UD and finally the T-80UK with some good close-up detail shots of the turret and hull.
Russian S-300PS Air Defence Missile System (pages 136-145)
The final 10 pages have good detail photos of the S-300PS Missile Systems with nice shots of the vehicle as well as the missile canisters.
Another excellent issue.
Available via mail order from Rainbow Ten in Japan.
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