Friday, 13 May 2022

Bulldogs Away! Air Strike Assets

As you would expect, the two sides in my 'What If?' modern coastal forces littoral warfare project have some air support and air strike capabilities, one Soviet backed and the other supplied by France. The French aircraft are Sepecat Jaguars, four of which will operate in the maritime strike role, while top cover is provided by two Mirage 2000. The Soviet backed force will consist of four Su-17/22 fighter bombers in the strike role, with two Su-25 ground attack jets to back them up. 

I would usually dip into my big box of Tumbling Dice 1/600th scale models for these but I actually have some of the excellent Oddzial Ozmy 1/600th scale range to cover what I need, the models being closer to 1/700th scale visually and otherwise surplus to requirements. The rules have aircraft operating at three different levels of altitude, so I will magnet base the models and make some flight stands to match. I'm going to get them sorted at the weekend.

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