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1/542 Aircraft Carrier USS Saratoga CVA-60

Manufactured by: Revell Models

SKU: RV 05089
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    Model details
    Scale 1:542
    No.of parts: 188
    Length: 587mm
    Skill Level: 4

    Original details
    Type description: Aircraft carrier
    Year/Period 1956
    Origin: USA

    The gigantic USS Saratoga was one of the US Navy's first aircraft carriers specially designed for jet aircraft and featuring an angled flight deck. Commissioned in 1956, she has now been in service with the US Navy for almost forty years. As a floating airfield the Saratoga embodies the power and flexibility of the UNited States Navy and has been deployed in many war theatres. Over the years she has undergone several modernisation and upgrading programmes in respect of her defence, early-warning and ship's systems. In October 1980 the Saratoga went into dry dock to undergo an extensive service life extension or SLEP programm whren she received new radar and communication systems, self-inflating rescue islands, new aircraft take-off systems and 3 Phalanx defence systems, as well as Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft guided missiles. Her comprehensive aircraft complement comprises 90 machines of the F-14, F/A-18, A-6 and S-3A Viking types. She carries a crew of 2.645. Gross tonnage: 78.200t; power: 280.000 ship; max.speed: 34 knots.

    - Hull in one piece
    - Detailed side walls
    - Detailed flight deck
    - Movable lift platforms
    - Sea Sparrow launch systems
    - Phalanx defence systems
    - Separate "rescue island systems"
    - 4 screw propellers
    - Detailed conning tower
    - Aerial mast
    - Aircraft complement: four F-14, four F/A-18, two A-6, one EA_6, two S-3 Viking, two Seaking-Helikopter
    - Display stand
    - Detailed transfers

    • Manufactured by: Revell Models
    • SKU: RV 05089
    • Package Weight: 645g
    • 0 Units in Stock

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