Military model describes a hobby that covers military themed scale models of many types including,
Emphasis on realism, historical accuracy and scale congruity of the models and their painting/finishing are important aspects of this hobby. A scale model is a representation or copy of an object that is larger or smaller than the actual size of the object. Model aircraft are flying or non-flying models of existing or imaginary Aircraft, often scaled down versions of full size planes using materials such as balsa A model figure is a Scale model that represents a person either a generic figure of a type (such as " World War II Luftwaffe pilot " Tin soldiers are Miniature figures of Soldiers extremely popular in the world of Collecting. This article is concerned primarily with static models For operating models see Model yachting or Radio-controlled boat, Ship models or See also Military model Introduction A Model military vehicle is a scale Replica which represents a military vehicle — usually A weapon is a Tool used either in Hunting, or attack or defence in Combat for the purpose of subduing enemy personnel or to destroy enemy weapons A broader definition of a tool is an entity used to interface between two or more domains that facilitates more effective action of one domain upon the other The following is a list of science fiction themes. Common themes and tropes See also Science fiction genre Cosmology Knowledge of history, events and geography also play a roll in the development of subjects and themes. Complexity ranges from the simple assembly and painting of a model kit out of the box to the complete scratch building of a vehicle, aircraft or ship from materials such wood, plastic, metal or resin. Scratch building is the process of building a Scale model from raw materials rather than building it from a commercial kit Kitbashing or buying it pre-assembled Modelers compete for prizes and recognition among their peers in contests in most countries at various times of the year. The cost and skills involves mean that this has increasingly become a hobby for grown-ups rather than children, though there are still many kits suitable for completion by youngsters.
Often the military modeller will combine different kinds of models in the same diorama; for example: vehicles and figures; aircraft and vehicles. The word diorama can refer either to a nineteenth century mobile theatre device or in modern usage a three-dimensional model usually enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum