bbi next coming is scale 1:32 F-4J Phantom II. The F-4J Phantom II is a two-seat, twin-engined supersonic long-range all-weather fighter-bomber originally developed for the U.S. Navy.
The Phantom remained in production from 1958 to 1981, with a total of 5,195 built, and was used by the U.S. military from 1960 to 1996, serving with the U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps as well as the Navy. It was used extensively by all three U.S. services operating in Vietnam, ending the war as the principal air superiority fighter for both the Navy and Air Force, as well as being important in the ground attack and reconnaissance roles.
bbi is pleased to announce the release of our Elite Force 1:6 SEAL Team Six - DEVGRU Red Team. The United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG), commonly known as NAVSPECWARDEVGRU, or DEVGRU and previously identified as SEAL Team Six (ST6), it is operationally commanded by the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). DEVGRU is made up of best and brightest Seals selected from existing SEAL Team unit, like other elite special operation units, all members that have an extremely intensive and many high-risk training include: tactical air operations HALO / HAHO jump, advance underwater demolition and close-quarters battle (CQB). DEVGRU divided into 5 colors coded squadrons: Red Squadron, Blue Squadron, Gold Squadron, Silver Squadron belongs to assault teams and a Black Squadron belongs to reconnaissance and surveillance squadron. Although the major task of DEVGRU was created as a maritime counter-terrorism unit, it has become a multi-functional Special Operations unit with multiple roles that include high-risk personnel/hostage extractions, provides VIP protection, reconnaissance, intelligence support and security assessments of U.S. military bases. Some DEVGRU personnel were also assigned for testing and development of new naval special warfare tactics, equipment, techniques and weapons for the U.S. Special Forces.
bbi is pleased to announce the release of our Elite Force 1/18 F/A-18C Hornet VFA-86 Sidewinders. The Boeing F/A-18C Hornet ™, designed in the 1970s for service with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, is a modern supersonic all-weather carrier, strike fighter jet. It was also designed to attack both aerial and ground targets. The primary missions of the F/ A 18C™ included fighter escorts, fleet air defense, suppression of enemy air defenses, air interdiction, close air support and aerial reconnaissance. The F/A-18A/C™ and its variants were used to support Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) with most of the missions operated from aircraft carriers.
Next bbi release will be a Black Hawk Helicopter. The MH-60 series helicopter represents a highly modified version of the standard U.S. Army Black Hawk. They are flown exclusively by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR). The primary mission of the MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters is to provide medium and utility support to special operations forces such as the Navy Seals, Delta Force and 75th Army Rangers across a wide range of environmental conditions. These aircraft feature several modifications including: Forward-looking Infra-Red (FLIR) technology that allows low-level, all-weather day or night flying; a variety of offensive weapons systems, including 2 window-mounted M134 mini-guns; advanced GPS/inertial navigation equipment, and other mission specific systems.
bbi is going to release a new bbi Elite Force 1/18 BF-109 G4 R6 Erich Hartmann. The famed German World War II fighter aircraft Messerschmitt Bf 109 comes to life in this impressive and meticulously crafted replica. THe Bf109 was a designed by Willy Messerschmitt and Robert Lusser during the early to mid 1930s as one of the first true modern fighters of the era. It was widely hailed at the time for such advanced features like its all-metal monocoque construction, a closed canopy, retractable landing gear, and a liquid-cooled, inverted-V12 aero engine. The Bf-109 was the workhorse of the Luftwaffe's fighter force and remained in service until the end of WWII.
bbi is pleased to announce the release of our Elite Force 1/18 F-16C Fighting Falcon. A remarkable, highly detailed replica of the famed Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, the first US Air Force's multi-role, compact fighter aircraft. This highly maneuverable jet fighter proved itself many times in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attacks. The F-16 is also renowned for being the world's first aircraft to withstand higher G-forces than its pilots. Today 2,000 Fighting Falcons are a part of the USAF's fighter jet fleet along with another 2,000 that have been in service in 25 other countries since 1979. Since Sept. 11, 2001 the F-16 has been a major component of the combat forces in support of operations Enduring Freedom. Stay tuned for more new releases soon on the Elite Force line.
We have recently revamped the entire bbi line of products. They come with a new logo, new packaging design, as well as a new website domain and web design. Hope you like it as much as we do.
As our new image suggests, bbi is becoming more diverse in its products roadmap. New product lines are coming. But what remains unchanged is our commitment to the details of our products which we always take great pride in and which will benefit our customers the most.