hobbyboss 1/350 86517 USS “Iowa” battleship BB-61 Plastic Model Warship Kit

product description:

       Iowa was launched on August 27 , 1942 and commissioned on March 22 the following year . In order to avoid encountering the German battleship Tirpitz, the trial voyage was carried out in the Chesapeake Bay. In 1944, she moved to the Pacific Ocean and joined the Pacific Fleet, during which she participated in the Battle of Marshall, the Battle of the Mariana Islands, and the Battle of Wright Gulf; she participated in the Korean War in the 1950s, and was used as a training ship after the war, and soon entered the reserve service ; On April 17 , 1989 , a turret explosion occurred on the Iowa, killing 47 sailors ; in 1990 , the Iowa received a decommissioning notice; on March 17 , 2006 , it was removed from the list of active warships and transferred to Among the old warships of the Defense Reserve Fleet in Saas Bay, it will become a floating museum in the future.

product number    86517
product name    USS ” Iowa ” battleship BB-61
barcode    6939319265173
Product ratio    1:350
product type    Plastic Model Warship Kit
model size    Length: 773mm   Beam: 100mm  
total number of parts    1500+
Total number of offset plates    20 sprues , hull , decks and stand
Chrome parts    n/a
resin parts    n/a
metal parts    gun barrel , anchor chain
etched parts    8 pcs
Film parts    n/a
Announcement date    2023-05
more description    hull made from multi-directional slide moulds.
–  Deck wood pattern finely rendered
–  Contains 2 OS2U plane
–  Contains display stand and engraved name plate
–  Photo-etched parts included