Trumpeter #3706 USS Iowa BB-61 Plastic Model Kit, 1/200 Scale
The Iowa was launched on August 27, 1942 and commissioned on February 22 of the following year. She joined the Pacific Fleet in 1944 where she shelled beachheads at Kwajalein and Eniwetok, participated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.The Iowa was also involved in numerous battles of the Korean War in the 1950s
The Iowa was decommissioned on February 24, 1958 but was upgraded and reactivated for exercises in the 1980s. In April of 1989, the Iowa suffered a turret explosion which killed 47 sailors.
- Hull made from two directional slide molds
- Multi-part main deck
- 34 Sprues for hull, deck, propeller and anchor
- 11 Photo-etched sheets for handrails, ladders, radar, etc.
- Accurately detailed gun
- Enhance your model with #87872 photo-etch upgrade set listed below.
- Over 1520 parts
- Length: 53.2 in., Beam: 6.5 in.