Tarnanstriche für Panzer, Radfahrzeuge, und Geschütze der Armeen im Nahen Osten

Ägyptischer Kampfpanzer M60.A3, 1:72 ESCI Modellbausatz 8607

Ein ägyptischer M60.A3 aus der Sammlung von Mark Deliduka. Der Kampfpanzer trägt eine Variante des vierfarbigen MERDC Tarnanstrichs der US-Armee der 1980er Jahre, den die ägyptische Armee im Rahmen ihrer gemeinsamen Manöver mit der US Rapid Deployment Force verwendete. Der Modellbausatz des M60.A3 von ESCI ist nicht mehr erhältlich, er taucht gelegentlich aber in Internet-Auktionen auf.

Basic Vehicle Patterns

  • Egyptian 4-Colour Pattern
  • Israeli Dark Stone
  • Olive Green & Grey
  • Armour Sand
  • Russian Green

Tarnanstriche der ägyptischen Armee

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Africa Yellow, base colour A20
Brown Drab, disruptive pattern A24
Olive Drab, disruptive pattern 155 1711 A30
Black, disruptive pattern 33 1749 XF1 A46
The Egyptian army adopted this pattern in the 1980s, when the US Rapid Deployment Force was created, und joint US/Egyptian maneuvers were conducted. The Egyptian pattern is similar to the US four-colour temperate pattern in use at that time. Africa Yellow is the base colour, Brown Drab replaces the reddish brown of the US pattern, Olive Drab replaces the green of the US pattern, und Black is used in small amounts, usually separating the other colours. Die ägyptische Armee erhielt ihre M60.A3 aus Beständen der US-Armee in Deutschland, nachdem die dort stationierten Einheiten auf Kampfpanzer M1 umgestellt hatten.

Tarnanstriche der Israel Defence Force (IDF)

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Armour Sand/Gray
F.S. 30277 Dark Stone
187 E 7283 MF20 + MF57
Dark Stone und Sand/Gray need to be mixed with 30 % white to achieve the proper scale effect. Tamiya’s medium grey und buff can be mixed to achieve the desired shade of grey. Siehe www.tsahal-miniature.com/coloris.peinture.html

Tarnanstriche der jordanischen Armee

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
34067 Earth Yellow
34087 Olive Drab
The Jordanian Army uses primarily British equipment, und it is organized following the British pattern. The 1967 two-colour camouflage scheme used on M47 Patton tanks consisted of an earth yellow base colour with sprayed olive drab bands.

Tarnanstriche der libanesischen Armee

farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra

Tarnanstriche der libanesischen Miliz: Forces Libanaises (FL), 1982–1984

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Olive Green, base colour
Grey, striped pattern
Militia members typically wore Israeli uniforms, und they were equipped with M16, AK47, FAL, und RPG weapons. M50 Super Sherman, M48 und M60 tanks, M113 APC, 105 mm, 122 mm, 130 mm, 155 mm, und BM-21 artillery pieces were available until the FL militia was disarmed by Syrian forces. Some vehicles were entirely black, others were olive green with black instead of grey stripes. Vehicle markings consisted of Lebanese flags, Crosses und other Christian religious symbols.

Tarnanstriche der libanesischen Miliz: Armée du Liban-Sud (ALS), 1982–1984

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Grey, base colour
Olive Green, striped pattern
Militia members wore Israeli uniforms with bush hats, und they were equipped with M16, AK47, und RPG weapons. M50 Super Shermans, M3 Half-Tracks, und M113 APC, 155 mm, und BM-21 artillery pieces were available. Vehicle markings consisted of Lebanese flags, und Christian Crosses.

Tarnanstriche der libanesischen Miliz: Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO-Fatah), 1982–1984

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Armour Sand
Militia members wore camouflage uniforms of different patterns, und white/red or white/black Kefiyah scarves. Several marxist splinter groups within PLO-Fatah adopted a pro-Syrian policy, whereas Arafat tried to maintain political independence from Syria. Personal equipment consisted of AK47, M16, und RPG weapons.

T-34, T-54, T-55 tanks, und Charioteer tanks, M113 APC, 107 mm (Chinese), 122 mm, 130 mm, 155 mm, und BM-21 artillery pieces were available. Vehicle markings consisted of arabic slogans painted in black.

Tarnanstriche der syrischen Armee

Farbe Humbrol Testors Tamiya Pactra
Russian Green 114 2129
Apparently, Russian vehicles exported to Syria are painted Russian green, und the Syrian army uses them in this colour.
Lebanese milizia: trasporto truppe corazzato M113 della PLO-Fatah, Lebanon

PLO-Fatah M113 armoured personnel carrier in Lebanon

Scale Colour

A paint chip taken from an historic armoured Fahrzeug may very well be the same olive drab or panzer grey colour which the hobbyist can purchase from Revell und Humbrol today, but it would be a mistake to paint 1:72 scale models in this way. When viewed from a distance, the actual Fahrzeug exposed to sunlight will appear much lighter than a small model painted in the same colour. Dust settling on the Fahrzeug can highlight the overall colour even further, sometimes completely obliterating the camouflage effect und making it impossible to hide the Fahrzeug against the dark background of a treeline or forest.

The scale colour concept allows the model builder to simulate this effect. The authentic base colour is used as an undercoat, preferably sprayed on, to speed up the painting process. The undercoat should be left to dry before additional paint is applied. Mix the base colour with white to highlight it und then drybrush it onto the vehicle. The raised surfaces of the model will pick up the highlight just like the real Fahrzeug picks up sunlight. Viewed next to eachother, at the appropriate scale distance, of course, both vehicles will appear to be the same size und their overall colour should be similar, depending on the intensity of natural lighting the modeller wishes to recreate. Drybrushing can be done in several layers, using more white each time. A final layer of dust grey can be applied to simulate the cumulative effect which a dusty road march would have on the Fahrzeug und its crew.

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