The most popular scale for military models is 1/35. There are literally thousands of model kits, accessories, military figures and photo-etched detail parts available in this scale. 1/72 scale is the second most popular scale for military models. It is popular because of its smaller size thereby requiring less space to display a collection. It is also popular with wargamers. 1/87 or HO scale military models have been around for fifty years. The primary manufacturer in this scale is Roco (now Herpa) Minitanks but there are a few smaller companies that support this scale such as Trident. 1/48 scale, very popular with plastic model airplane collectors, was re-introduced to the military modeler by Tamiya as a way to to combine aircraft and military models. There are a few smaller manufacturers offering models in this scale but Tamiya remains the primary manufacturer of items in this scale.