Monday, May 31, 2021
Sunday, May 30, 2021
IDF infantry part 2
Friday, May 21, 2021
American M60a3 Cold War markings
Sunday, May 2, 2021
Completed my first part of my kampfgruppe of Bundesgrenzschutz, the uniform of the Elheim figures works from 1967 to 1990. The Female figures are only suitable after 87. Very happy with my results even the shoulder patch’s worked out well.
Painting guide Bundesgrenzschutz 1976-1990
Basic Grey beige shade: RAL 1019 Vallejo German camo beige 821
Reddish spots: RAL 8012 red brown Vallejo 8012 red brown or Mahogany Brown 70846
Dark gray spots: RAL 7006 beige gray Vallejo beige brown 70875
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Organisation and Equipment
The GSK South GSG 1 and 2, the GSK Middle GSG 3 and 4, the GSK North GSG 5 and 6 and the GSK Coast GSG 7 and See (coast guard). Each GSG (except for the GSG See) consisted of three departments (GSA), each department of four hundred. The GSG See consisted of the Maritime Border Protection Associations (SGV) I and II. In 1955, a helicopter flight readiness was set up in Bonn-Hangelar.
- Triangular tent track
- Tent equipment pocket
- Helmet camouflage cover
- Field cap
- Camouflage jacket
- Camouflage pants
- parka, reversible snow.
K9 unitsI will have one K9 ( dog section of four figs ) for protection units, mostly because I have some!
MOWAG MR 8 (WOTAN)
a interesting photo from circa 1973, note the panzer wrap jacket
MOWAG MR 8 basic vehicle was not armed and had a small observation turret, IN 1963 the BGS received the first models as unarmed armoured cars with two crew and four passengers.
The MR8- SW 2MOWAG MR 8 SW2 was armed with either a G3 machine gun or a 20mm cannon armoured car with two crew
TM170 (SW 4)
Based on the tested Unimog chassis, 80 of these vehicles came into service from 1983 replacing the MOWAG series 1 and 2. with two crew and capacity for 10 men, it was fitted with NBC and run flat tyres. Armed with a pintle mounted MG3 or a turret with twin MG3 or a turret with a 20mm cannon.