Series: Four (1985)
The Air Defense was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1985. The toy was also sold in 1986 and was discontinued in 1987.
The Air Defense was also available via mail order as part of the Battle Station Set (along with the Cobra Bunker and Check Point) from 1988 - 1991.
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
The rear fins on the two orange missiles are easily broken.
No variations of Air Defense are known to exist.
The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles: This was the only usage of the Air Defense mold.
The Air Defense was also sold internationally in Argentina by Plastirama as the Defensa Antiaerea.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Air Defense.
Original Retail: $2.39
Hasbro Product: 6663
Lee's Guide: GIJ-85069a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5423
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 54 (1st Ed.), Pg. 88 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
3 3/4" Vehicles - By Year
- 2007 - Series Twenty Three
- 2008 - Series Twenty Four
- 2009 - Series Twenty Five
- 2010 - Series Twenty Six
- 2011 - Series Twenty Seven
- 2012 - Series Twenty Eight
- 2013 - Series Twenty Nine
- 2014 - Series Thirty
- 2015 - Official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club Membership Exclusives
- 2015 - 2014 Convention Exclusives
- 2015 - 50th Anniversary
3 3/4" Vehicles - Alphabetical Listing
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