USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, the tenth to bear the name, the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team's newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force. USS Wasp and her sister ships are the first specifically designed to accommodate new Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for fast troop movement over the beach and Harrier II (AV-8B) Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) jets which provide close air support for the assault force.
|Item No||: 05611|
|Item Name||: USS Wasp LHD-1|
|Bar Code||: 9580208056111|
|Item Type||: Plastic Model Warship Kit|
|Model Brief||: Length: 738mm Beam: 183.8mm|
|Total Parts||: 1380+|
|Photo Etched Parts||: 3 pieces|
|Total Sprues||: 65 Sprues , hull ,decks and stand|
|Paint Schemes||: USS Wasp LHD-1|
|Released Date||: 2016-03|
|More Features||: - The Hull is a one piece part with exception of the bulbous nose
- Detailed Flight Deck,Hanger Deck and Well Deck?
The Flight Deck is a single piece casting
The Well Deck consists of multiple pieces
The Hanger Deck is a complete bay with deck,bulkheads and overhead
- US Marine Assault Vehicles :
LCAC Hovercraft×2 and LCU Landing Craft×2
- Aircraft and Helicopters:
MV-22 Osprey×4?AH-1W Cobra×2?SH-60K×2
- 2 sets of Photo-Etched detailing parts (total 3 pieces) for handrais?radar parts etc.