Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Generic Iraqi Force: FAC / FAO (spotter)

The guy above is my miniature for the use of a spotter in Ambush Alley Force-On-Force. He has a radio and binoculars, so that he can act either as a FAC (Forward Air Controller - directs fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters to their ground attack runs) or as a FAO (Forward Artillery Observer - directs artillery or mortar strikes on targets). In Ambush Alley FoF every squad leader can call for assets if they are available, but having dedicated controllers will improve accuracy!
The miniature is from RH Liberation's Iraqi range. Base and antenna were made by myself, the figure was painted by Mark.


Monty said...

Looking good Sarge - I am getting into Ambush Alley too and like the look of Liberation's modern range. Any other ranges you recommend?

Best Wishes,


Anonymous said...

I see most of your stuff at The Guild, but I like to read your thoughts about it in here. Great work.

Chris M. aka "Sgt. Scream" said...

@Monty: Definitely the range of Britannia Miniatures. They have modern US, UK and Afghan ranges in 20mm and their scupts look ace. If you click on my label that says "Civilians" you can find some of their miniatures. They are working fine next to RH Liberation's.

@dogui: Thanks a lot ! :-)