Pictured is the S.T.R.I.K.E. (Strategies and Tactics to Repel, Immobilize, and Knock-out the Enemy) insert that was packaged with G.I.Joe vehicles and playsets sold in the United States in 1986. The insert advertised several mail-in offers from Hasbro Direct - mostly vehicles that were no longer sold in stores, but also a handful of mail-in exclusives.
The items for sale included the
Slugger, Polar Battle Bear,
Wolverine, the PAC/RATs (Flame
Thrower PAC/RAT, Machine Gun
PAC/RAT, and Missile
Launcher PAC/RAT), Hooded Cobra Commander,
Stinger, HISS, ASP,
Water Moccasin, the
Mass Device VHS, and a G.I.Joe
Mobile Strike Force Team membership.
The insert was first available in 1986 and the offers in it expired 9/30/1987.
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From the collection of: Phillip Donnelly