1/508 H424-170 Revell USS Long Beach CG(N)-9 - Nuclear Powered Cruiser - Commander Series
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
1964 hardbox issue. This model is a reissue of the classic 1959 "S" kit. Well detailed and features Regulus II Cruise Missile with hanger and launcher, nuclear reactor assembly with removable cover, helicopter, Terrier and Talos missiles and launchers, radar and tracking antennas, decals and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. CGN-9 U.S.S. LONG BEACH was the world's first nuclear-powered warship. She was launched in July of 1959 as the lead ship of the first new cruiser class since WWII. Originally designed as an all-missile cruiser, she was later fitted with two 5"/36 caliber guns amidships. After serving more than 33 years, she was decommissioned on 1 May 1995.
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