Brand new for 2011.
1/350 scale un-assembled and un-painted plastic kit produced by Revell.
Number of parts : 1428
Length : 735 mm
In 2001, with the U.S.S. IWO JIMA (LHD-7), the US Navy put into service
the seventh vessel of the "WASP Class", a class of modern multi-role
amphibian assault vessels.
These ships, relaying the old Tarawa Class,
can carry up to 40 helicopters and V/STOL (vertical/short takeoff and
landing) aircraft as well as up to 1.894 marines.
"floating dock" carries several landing crafts to bring vehicles and
personal to the landing beach.
The main mission of these units is
supporting the landing operations of the US Navy.
But they can also be
used for humanitarian or rescue operations.
The U.S.S. IWO JIMA is
fitted with a continuous, 257.2 m long, flight deck. Maximum speed 20
Crew: 104 officers and 1.004 enlisted.
Her medical facilities are
capable of providing intensive medical assistance to 600 casualties, in
four main and two emergency operating rooms.
The U.S.S. IWO JIMA model
is composed of 1.428 parts ensuring a top quality reproduction.
etched components are included for the railings and for the radar
The flight deck, in one piece, is a perfect fit to the hull.
The vehicle hold, the aircraft hangar and the docking area are superbly
M1A1 and M60 tanks, some AAV7, HMMWV and lorries are
provided to load the Landing Craft - Air Cushion (LCAC) hovercraft and
the landing barges (LCU) included in the kit.
Following aircraft or
helicopters are included: AH-1W Super Cobra, CH-53E Sea Stallion, CH-46
Sea Knight, AV-8B Harrier II and MV-22A Osprey.
Included are two lateral
lifts, to fit in any position, to bring them to the flight deck.
highly detailed superstructures include radar and electronic equipments
fitted on two masts.
The well detailed armament includes RIM-7 Sea
Sparrow, RIM-116 RAM, Phalanx CIWS and several cannons and machine-guns.
The decal sheet includes various details for the ship, the aircraft and
the helicopters as well as for the landing barges.
differences compared to U.S.S. Wasp, mainly in the superstructure, have
been taken into account.
- NEW components for
U.S.S. IWO JIMA
- Photo etched parts for the railing and the radar
- Hull in one single part, with many details
reproduction of the propellers and the propeller shafts
- Flight deck
in one single piece, with many graved-on details
- Super detailed
masts and radar equipments
- Floating dock to be built open or closed
Detailed aviation hangar and vehicle hold
- Detailed bow with
- Armaments: RIM-7 Sea Sparrow; RIM-116 RAM;
- Detailed bridge
- 2 lateral lifts, can be installed
in any position
- 2 LCAC hovercrafts
- 2 LCU landing barges
AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters
- 4 CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopters
4 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters
- 2 vertical/short takeoff and
landing AV-8B Harrier II aircraft
- 4 vertical/short takeoff and
landing MV-22A Osprey aircraft
- Several vehicles 2 M1A1 Abrams; 2
M60; 2 AAV7; 2 wheeled armoured vehicles and more!!
This plastic model kit requires assembly and painting.
Paint and glue not included.
Brand new and boxed.