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Sunday, 28 March 2010

Bundeswehr ISAF: A first try - 10 men





These are my first steps in painting some German Bundeswehr for ISAF in Afghanistan. They came from various sets of Revell 1/72 scale plastics. Normally no soldier would go to a mission without his helmet, but I use the guys wearing berets for squad and fire team leaders.
Typical loadout for a mission; to include P8 pistol, G36 (flashlight attached on some) and MG-4 light machine guns as well as AG36 under-barrel grenade launchers. They also have a map and radios.
It was tricky to add the German flags and ISAF symbols, but given their small size I think it turned out well.
I will paint up some more of them, maybe even snipers, K-9 team and some vehicles in desert camo for Ambush Alley and Force-On-Force.

3 comments:

MiniatureZone said...

You've done a great job on the cammo and on modifying those Revell plastic figures.

Did you make the building in the background yourself ? Could be used almost anywhere from modern day back to biblical times.

Cheers,

John

Sgt. Scream said...

No, its from an US company called "The Miniature Building Authority" and was for 25mm scale. I used putty and plastic card to resize doors etc. and gave it a repaint.

David said...

They look great mate. Well done.