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Cyber-Hobby 7090 CGN.38 U.S.S. Virginia

Item No.: Cyber-Hobby 7090
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Waterline Series  

    

The 178m-long USS Virginia (CGN-38) was a nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser of the US Navy that was commissioned in 1976. Its first taste of combat was in 1983 when the ship fired approximately 300 five-inch rounds into Lebanon. Its 500 crew members also provided assistance after the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut. In 1990 the USS Virginia deployed to the eastern Mediterranean in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. During this conflict, the cruiser fired two Tomahawk missiles into Iraq, thereby achieving the longest combat firing of a Tomahawk up till that time. The 11,000-ton ship was eventually decommissioned in 1994.

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Features:

  • Newly tooled bridge is made from 3 directional slide-mold technology 
  • Two twin MK26 missle launchers newly tooled in great detail
  • Newly tooled armored box launchers for Tomahawk missle
  • Extra-fine detail on superstructure walls like hose and ladder patterns delicately reproduced
  • Masts, radar and anternna parts are newly represented by photo-etched parts w/realistic details
  • Radar dishes possess well-defined detail
  • Mk-141 Harpoon missile launchers accurately produced w/fine detail
  • Open-topped upper-mount 5-inch Mk-45 lightweight guns
  • Extremely fine detailed parts like whalers
  • Life rafts w/crisp details
  • Sponsons are represented on lower hull by slide-mold technology
  • One-piece slide-molded upper hull w/undercut details realistically represented
  • Waterline or full-hull version can be assembled
  • True-to-scale propellers reproduced
  • Rudder reproduced like the real one

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