Vietnam

By Polar_Bear
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Mar 25th, 2013
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Battlefront is showing off another unit for Tour of Duty. This one’s the US Mortar Platoon. From the website: Mortar Platoon (VUS715) includes one Command M16 Rifle team, two Mortar sections each with two M29 81mm mortars and crew, one Small three-hole base & four Medium four-hole bases. B...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 21st, 2013
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Battlefront gives us another look inside Tour of Duty, this time featuring the US Rifle Platoon. From the website: Rifle Platoon (VUS712) includes two Command M16 teams, one Medic team, three Rifle squads each with two M16 Rifle teams, one Weapons squads with two M60 LMG teams and optional M67 90mm r...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 20th, 2013
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Battlefront has a new tank featured for Tour of Duty. This one’s the M48A3 Patton. From the website: M48A3 Patton (VUSBX05) includes two M48A3 Patton Tanks with optional MG & .50 cal Cuploa MG upgrades, eight crew figures, one tank decal sheet & four rare earth magnets. The M48 Patton...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 14th, 2013
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Battlefront is featuring one of the iconic pieces from the Vietnam war, the UH-1D Slick. From the website: The most widely used military helicopter, the Bell UH-1 series Iroquois, better known as the “Huey”, began arriving in Vietnam in 1963. Before the end of the conflict, more than 5,00...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Battlefront gives you more support for the PAVN forces for Tour of Duty with Weapons Companies and Divisional Fire Support. From the announcement: The PAVN weapons companies were equipped with an array of different armaments for a diverse number of roles. Much of the equipment was Chinese copies of e...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Battlefront gives us some more looks into the Tour of Duty game with a focus on the PAVN Infantry Battalion HQ and Infantry Company. From the announcement: The basic unit of the PAVN is an infantry battalion called a Ti?u ?oàn B? Binh (pronounced tee-eh-oo daw-an boh bin), or just a Ti?u ?oàn, a batt...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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Battlefront tells a bit about the upcoming Tour of Duty Vietnam War minis game in this Design Diary post. From the post: Four years ago I knew about as much about the Vietnam War as the next wargamer (so a bit more than the average population, but not much more). Tour Of Duty, Battlefront’s latest [&...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 28th, 2013
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Battlefront is showing off more of their Tour of Duty line with a look at the T-54 Ironclad Company. From the article: K-2 (T-54) Ironclad Company (VPABX01) includes five K-2 (T-54) Tanks, one Tank Commander sprue, ten Rare earth magnets & one PAVN Tank Decal sheet. The People’s Army committed t...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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Battlefront is featuring Tour of Duty, their Vietnam War miniatures game, now with added heavy armor. From the announcement: Next month we return to Vietnam for our Third Tour and this time the war is not just about fighting in the jungles as the PAVN, the ANZACs and the ARVN are all bringing the hea...