The World’s Most Powerful Guided Missile Cruiser
The Chicago lived up to her reputation as “The World’s Most Powerful Guided Missile Cruiser,” earning eleven consecutive “E’s” for missilery excellence – a record unsurpassed in American Naval history. Each USS Chicago proved to be the epitome of American Naval might in their own times – ships of formidable might, enviable efficiency and proud tradition that will go long remembered.
The Kit is from Ciberhobby in 1/700, using a small set of photo-etched parts. Several modifications have been made to the original model, completing it with the Flyhawk radar set, modifications to the main mast and two cranes aft next to the boats. The paints used have been Vallejo, using Vallejo 70870 (FS-36270) and 70868 (FS-36118).
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