1/508 5103 Revell USS Long Beach Nuclear Powered Cruiser
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Mint
Still factory sealed. 1988 reissue of the classic 1950s "S" kit. Well detailed kit contains Regulus II Cruise Missile with launcher - nuclear reactor assembly- Helicopter - Terrier and Talos missiles and launchers, decals and flagsheet. 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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