Over the holidays I also worked on my mercenary force for modern African skirmish games ("Wild Geese"). All the figures are from Peter Pig in 15mm. Most are from the AK-47 regulars in berets range, supplemented by some professional AT-4/LAW armed figures in bush hats. There are also a handful of Vietnam range US special forces troops with LMGs and grenade launchers, plus an Australian radio operator in beret. From the back there are 5 10-man units, each with an officer in red beret plus 2 LMGs and an AT-4 with 6 men armed with FN/SLRs. These would comprise the core force for the "Wild Geese" units originally envisaged in the book by Daniel Carney, although this would drop to 4 units according to the film version. At the front is an HQ unit of 8 men, including a figure carrying a belt-fed HMG (which appear in both the "Wild Geese" book and film) plus a hand held SAM, radio operator and figures in red berets for Janders and Faulkner. Behind are two 5-man scouting sections.
They are painted NATO green with flat earth, Iraqi sand and German cammo light green patches, green ochre berets except the officers with flat red, NATO black weapons dry brushed basalt grey, khaki grey pouches, packs and webbing. They need some static grass adding to the bases and they are done. For transport, in the film they used a pair of open topped Land Rovers plus three Bedford lorries, so I'll have to start searching for suitable vehicles for these.
The troops in more detail including the kneeling Janders and the menacing figure wielding the HMG.
Faulkner, with hand raised, plus the hand held SAM operator (far right).
The regular troops armed with FN/SLRs.
Commanders, AT-4 figures and LMGs.
I'm going to put together a campaign based around this force using scenes from the "Wild Geese" book and film and the original book and film "The Dark of the Sun" by Wilbur Smith (film starring Rod Taylor link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_of_the_Sun ). For the latter, I'll need a train in 15mm. For the "Wild Geese" scenarios I'll need a Douglas DC-3 Dakota in 15mm (maybe Zvezda).
Thanks for looking.