Finishing the first 4 BMP 2 and some support cars and I now can proceed painting more T64…yeah. I´m getting there slowly.
I finished the first batch of soviet MBTs. Since I love the looks and mobility of the T64 I decidet to build a T64 tankovy company rather than the more usual T72. The models are from Battlefronts Yuris Wolves box set and come with 5 T64, 2 BMP2 and a mini rulebook. The all plastic minis are amazing and they even put in 2 AA mgs since these parts are really fragile.
To reduce NATO air superiority, Mayor Solts T64 company was ordered to attack an air base around the outskirts of Bremen. The airfield then should be used as a forward operaition post and supply line for troops advancing further west.
Solts company spearheadet deep into anemy territory to get as close as possible to the air base to start the attack. The company was dividet into two parts to attack from both sides of the runway.
Solt uses his binoculars to scaned the surrounding for enem tanks. Operation command informed him that the West Germans deployed Leopard 2 tanks and jaguar tank destroyers near the base, a threat he should not underestimate.
“Comrades, I see one of the big tanks near that building ahead of us. Tanks and tank hunters are main targets for now. Everbody, attack!”
With a lout roaring the T64 advanced forward, followed by their AA support while the BMP scout sections prepare to unleash their ATGMs.
Since I play Team Yankee, I search for alternatives for Battlefronts resin cast. The resin casts are indeed really nice, but I am not a big fan of resin on tanks. It’s a lot of weight and just not my taste. So I stumbled across a shop which produces 3D printed models for tanks. Butlers Printed Models
I played my second team yankee game today, this time versus west germans. The game was fun but a total desaster. We played 40 points to test out some new unit types.
- marder HQ
- marder platoon
- 2 Leopard 2
- 2 Jaguar 2
- 2 Roland
- 2 Tornados
- T64 HQ with atgm
- 4 T64 with atgm
- 2 ZSU23-4 Shilka
- 2 BMP2
- 2 Mil Mi 24 Hind
- small air combat company
With my freshly raised soviet army we played our first Team Yankee game and decidet to write a small aar. We use units without any special rules (so no aircrafts, infantry and aa units) We played the first mission using both 28 point forces.
The british :
- 1 Chieftain HQ
- 3 Chieftain tanks
- 4 Scorpion scout tanks
- 1 T64 HQ
- 4 T64
- 2 BMP2 recon