New British Airborne Releases Available For Bolt Action From Warlord Games

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 26th, 2017
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Simply walking into battle is no fun at all. Why not drop in on your opponent from above, taking them by surprise? That’s what the Airborne infantry do, and you can do it now in Bolt Action. Warlord Games has some new British Airborne releases available, including a starter army and some expansion sets.

From the releases:

This box set contains – British Airborne Army 1,000 points army list:

Second Lieutenant & one extra rifleman (Veteran)* – 78 pts
Artillery Forward Observer* – FREE
Paratroop Section (10) NCO and 2 soldiers with SMGs, LMG team* – 169 pts
Paratroop Section (10) NCO and 1 soldier with SMGs, LMG team* – 166 pts
Paratroop Section (8) NCO and 3 soldiers with SMGs* – 127 pts
Vickers MMG team (Veteran) – 65 pts
Light Mortar team (Veteran) – 46 pts
Medium Mortar team with Spotter* (Veteran) – 75 pts
PIAT team (Veteran)* – 52 pts
Sniper team (Veteran)* – 65 pts
Flamethrower team (Veteran) – 65 pts
QF 6-pdr anti-tank gun (Veteran) – 90 pts

Total: 998 pts
* Made from the components of the plastic sprues included

In addition to normal Jeeps, the airborne forces at Arnhem were supplied with special Recce Jeeps, fitted with single or twin Vickers machine guns.

British Airborne Starter Army Source
British Airborne Jeep & Trailer Source

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  • Davos Seaworth

    Bolt Action is a superfun WW2 tabletop wargame. If not for American paras & late-war German grenadiers on my to-assemble pile i would be all over these new Brits.

    • afriedrich

      Just may jump on these with the new Operation: Sea Lion campaign book.