AA products / Naval products

1:76th and 1:35th Submarines, Landing craft and accessory sets

D15
£17.00

This 1/35th scale set comprises a wood/metal gangway, a pair of large wooden buffer pontoons with tie downs and a pair of rope fenders, plus woven rope. The set may be used to moor any naval model against our quayside …

D34
£17.00

The WW-2 Royal Navy ‘HARD’ consisted of pre-cast concrete blocks laid into beaches to form a sloping ramp for the loading and unloading of Tank Landing Craft and for DD Tanks and other amphibious vehicles to drive in and out of the water …

D35
£17.00

The WW-2 Royal Navy ‘HARD’ consisted of pre-cast concrete blocks laid into beaches to form a sloping ramp for the loading and unloading of Tank Landing Craft and for DD Tanks and other amphibious vehicles to drive in and out of the water …

S02
£158.00

This small late war German submarine was designed for coastal use and was armed with 2 torpedoes and could engage targets using a combination of silent drive and advanced passive sonar. The Typ XXIII was produced in very small numbers at the end of WW-2.The interesting Scottish connection is that this type penetrated the Forth Estuary naval area in the last hours of WW-2 (in Europe) and sunk two merchant ships without detection. Post war examples of this type (and the larger Typ-XXI) were tested by the Royal Navy and based within sight of our factory here on the Clyde Estuary!Two scuttled submerged examples were salvaged and re-built post-war as the first submarines of the new German Navy.This original 1/35th scale 97cm (38”) long waterline model researched and designed by Jon Bottomley comprises solid lightweight resin hull and fin castings, smaller resin fittings and flags. The solid hull castings are dimensionally stable and ideal for mounting on a base for long term display.Decals are included for the well known German Navy post-war ‘HECHT’ and ‘HAI’ boats …

S04
£108.00

This model is the 1/35th scale Conning Tower (Fin) from our Typ-VIIc U-Boote by Jon Bottomley. It comes complete with all periscopes, gun platform, 2cm AA Gun and all smaller fittings. Also included are our Typ-VIIc full colour decals, flags and full instructions.The Fin is a large hollow resin casting and all other details are resin and etched brass, with wire for the hand-rails. Dimensions are 100mm tall to rim of fin, 60mm wide and 195mm long at the base …

S05
£32.00

A 1/35th scale model of the U-Boote Typ-VIIc 8.8cm Naval pattern Deck gun, which was also used in land mountings defending naval bases and ports. This model by Jon Bottomley comes complete with mounting plate, sights, gun controls and crew shoulder bars …

S06
£13.00

A 1/35th scale model of the Naval pattern 2cm Flak gun used on many U-Boats and other German WW-II surface ships and craft. This weapon was also used on ground mountings around naval bases and port facilities. This model by Jon Bottomley is produced in resin, metal with etched brass ring sight …

S08
£13.00

A set of 1/35th scale waterslide transfers, normally supplied with the Accurate Armour Product which carries the same name. These have been made available by us to customers who are scratchbuilding, converting or working on the same project. Of course the transfers can be used for many similar models …

S09
£126.50

This 1/35th scale complete hull model by Jon Bottomley depicts the ‘Broadbent’ type of X-craft from the X-5 to X10 and X20 to X25 production series. The only weapons carried by these 4 man machines were two massive ‘saddle’ charges, each containing 3,750lb of Amatex (Amatol/RDX mix).The most famous operations undertaken by these craft inflicted massive damage on the German Battleship TIRPITZ in Norway, (Operation SOURCE), and the safe guiding in of the Eastern landing force assault wave onto the D-Day landing beaches on 6th June 1944 (Operation GAMBIT). The X-Craft of 12th Flotilla were all based at H.M.S. Varbel at Port Bannatyne and did the practice runs in Loch Striven at a secondary base (Varbel II).The complete hull model is 18” (46cm) long, cast in three solid sections, with separate saddle charges. A combination of resin and metal castings are provided for all other details. Hatches and vision scuttles can be depicted open or closed and mooring cables and shackles are included. This model was released in the year that the UK celebrates 100 years of the Submarine service. We were based at a former Shipyard on the Clyde after all!…

S10
£47.50

This 1/35th scale waterline model by Jon Bottomley depicts the ‘Broadbent’ type of X-craft from the X-5 to X10 and X20 to X25 production series. The only weapons carried by these 4 man machines were two massive ‘saddle’ charges, each containing 3,750lb of Amatex (Amatol/RDX mix).The most famous operations undertaken by these craft inflicted massive damage on the German Battleship TIRPITZ in Norway, (Operation SOURCE), and the safe guiding in of the Eastern landing force assault wave onto the D-Day landing beaches on 6th June 1944 (Operation GAMBIT). The X-Craft of 12th Flotilla were all based at H.M.S. Varbel at Port Bannatyne and did the practice runs in Loch Striven at a secondary base (Varbel II).The model is cast in three solid sections, and further resin castings are provided for all other details. Hatches and vision scuttles can be depicted open or closed and mooring cables and shackles are included …

S11
£168.50

This 1/35th scale complete hull model by Jon Bottomley depicts the Japanese Type-A 2-man Midget Submarine, a unique vessel significant to both the history of Japan and the United States.The electric powered Type-A was armed with 2x 18 inch torpedoes.Five Type-A submarines participated in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th 1941, one of which became the first confirmed kill of the United States Navy in WW2. This sinking by the Destroyer USS Ward took place at 06:45, an hour before the first wave of Japanese planes hit Pearl Harbor at 07:50. One vessel, HA-19 was captured more or less intact and toured the USA for War Bond Drives. This complete hull model is 27” (68.6cm) long, cast in 5 solid sections, including top fin. All smaller details are cast in resin or supplied as brass and plastic rod/bar. Optional plain and net cutting torpedo heads are included. The guard rails are optional and allow several versions of the Type-A to be made including HA-19, HA-34 and HA-36. Decals are included along with illustrated colour instructions …

S13
£236.50

The LCT(4) was a 185.5 foot long British designed and produced ‘shallow draught’ tank landing craft which could carry 9 Shermans/Cromwells, or 6 Churchills, or 300 Tons of stores. 864 were made and were used on ALL D-Day invasion beaches to carry both US and Commonwealth units. The LCT(4) could deploy in water as shallow as 3 feet!This massive model by Dan Taylor and Rob Tearle is 29.25” (745mm) long and 6.25” (157mm) wide and consists of five main castings in resin and a huge quantity of other fittings in resin, metal, and etched brass. 20mm cannons, stowage and ALL fittings are included. The master model was designed using original British War-time shipyard drawings …

S14
£29.50

A complete 1/35th scale kit of the 20mm Oerlikon cannon on a typical Naval mounting. This mounting was fitted to a multitude of ships, smaller vessels, landing craft. The same mounting was also used in coastal concrete/brick positions and also mounted on trucks. (See our Bedford kit K147, as an example). This all resin model includes etched brass shield, gunsight and gunners strap …

S16
£29.50

This 1/35th scale resin accessory set contains 2x ‘Carley’ floats & oars, 2x ‘Flot-A-Nets’, 4x Lifebelts and an Anchor. Generally these are British WW-2 items, but are found and re-used World-wide …

S17
£292.00

The LCT(4) was a 185.5 foot long British designed and produced ‘shallow draught’ tank landing craft which in it’s normal form could carry 9 Shermans/Cromwells, or 6 Churchills, or 300 Tons of stores. We make this model as kit S13.Many LCT(4) were converted to provide AA (Flak) support for the D-Day convoys, beaches and ports. This version, designated LCF(4) for ‘Landing Craft Flak’ is armed with 8x 20mm Oerlikon Cannons and 4x 40mm Pom-Pom cannons. Several of these conversions were made just along the waterfront from our factory here in Port Glasgow!This massive model by Dan Taylor and Rob Tearle is 29.25” (745mm) long and 6.25” (157mm) wide and consists of main castings in resin and a huge quantity of other fittings in resin, and etched brass. All 20mm & 40mm cannons, with fully detailed shields and sights, stowage and ALL fittings are included. The master model was designed using original British War-time shipyard drawings …

S18
£168.50

This extensive 1/76th scale resin and etched brass model by Dan Taylor & Rob Tearle depicts the standard WW2 Allied LCT(5) Tank Landing Craft.This US designed craft was smaller than it’s LCT(4) companion, and was used on all the D-Day invasion beaches to carry mixed loads of AFV’s, ‘soft-skin’ vehicles and stores. It was also used throughout the world in all campaigns by the US Navy, with many surviving in service for decades.Optional parts are included for both US Navy and Royal Navy use, and a further fittings set (S19) is available to make the British Royal Marines Armoured Support Group (RMASG) version. The model is packed with fine detail including 20mm cannon, bow ramp ‘fingers’, exhaust system, lifebelts and even buckets for that rough crossing!Decals are included for specific D-Day Invasion craft on Omaha, Utah, Juno and Sword beaches, and the invasion of Elba. The tank eating crocodile comes from the US Navy in the Med’, and many other schemes are possible in the Pacific …

S19
£19.00

A set of 1/76th scale resin platforms & ramps by Dan Taylor to convert our LCT(5) to the RMASG version …