Star Wars Action Fleet Toy Archives
With the success of the Micro Machines, Galoob decided to release a new line of Star Wars toys called Action Fleet. These sets featured a vehicle with action features and two poseable figures, which fit into the cockpits.
Ironically, the first Action Fleet set released was the Droids pack in ‘95, which featured 16 droids in a size slightly larger than what would become standard for Action Fleet. While not sporting the Action Fleet logo, these did feature moveable appendages, as well as an attention to detail that the AF line became known for.
After the first waves of ships, Galoob started releasing Battle Packs (featuring smaller ships and multiple figures), as well as large transforming playsets. Galoob would eventually expand the Action Fleet line to other toy series including Aliens/Predator, Military, and Starship Troopers.
In 1998, Hasbro bought out Galoob, but continued the Star Wars Action Fleet line into late ‘99, eliminating one figure and focusing solely on Episode I. Due to the demand from fans, Hasbro in 2002, repackaged the line by re-