Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05) Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)
contains two plastic Lynx HELARM helicopters with Lynx transport helicopter option, two plastic flight stands, eight rare-earth magnets, one decal sheet and two unit cards. 

The TOW Lynx mounts the US Improved TOW anti-tank missile for the HELARM (Helicopter, Armed) operations. The Lynx is fast and aerobatic, making it ideal for the anti-tank role as it can fly below tree-top level to sneak into position, then pop up using its roof-mounted sights to acquire targets and destroy them with its missiles. 

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With its usual professionalism, the British Army has prepared for war. Now, as the Soviet Army floods across the border into West Germany, it is ready and waiting. Scorpion and Scimitar light tanks skirmish with the Soviet forward detachments as the Chieftain armoured regiments wait to strike back. The infantry hold the towns and woods, forcing the enemy into killing zones. If anything breaks through, the airmobile troops in their Lynx helicopters will hold them. The British Army is ready!

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Once done, the helicopter quickly repositions to avoid unwanted attention from Soviet air-defence vehicles.

Western attack helicopters have mastered the ability to strike quickly from cover and pull back before enemy AA can shoot them down. Find a quiet part of the battlefield for them to lurk and use their TOW missiles to initially destroy enemy anti-aircraft assets, then turn your attention to the tanks and smash them with impunity.

Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)

During the lead-up to the war the 6th Armoured Brigade was converted to the 6th Airmobile Brigade. Under the new structure, the Gordon Highlanders were reorganised to have a much higher allocation of Milan antitank guided missiles and had their other equipment lightened to make them easily transported by helicopters. These new airmobile platoons could be quickly moved to blunt enemy attacks or mount swift counter attacks.

Using the mobility of the Lynx transport helicopter, you can threaten (or even seize) objectives forcing the enemy to keep troops in reserve. Thanks to the high proportion of Milan anti-tank teams in the formation (up to 14) you can even stand up to an enemy armoured assault. Should the enemy achieve a breakthrough you can quickly reposition some of your troops anywhere on the table to meet the new threat.

Designed by Will Jayne
Painted by Aaron Mathie

Lynx HELARM Helicopter (x2)
Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)
Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)
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Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)

Lynx HELARM Flight Box Contents
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Lynx Helicopter Sprue (x2 each frame) 

 Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)

Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)

Flight Stands (x2) Decal Sheet (x1) Rare Earth Magnets (x8)
Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05) Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05) Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05) 
Unit Cards
Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05) Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)

Assembling the Lynx Helicopter

Lynx HELARM Flight (TBBX05)
Painting NATO Camouflage

Painting British Camouflage

All the colours you need to paint the standard green and black camouflage pattern of British vehicles can be found in the Quartermasters Paint Set and the Team Yankee British Paint Set.

Find out how to paint the distinctive green and black camouflage pattern on British vehicles and helicopters as Aaron takes you through the process with the Chieftain tank.