Trumpeter TR05909 - HMS Astute Submarine 1:144 Scale. FREE Postage

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Trumpeter HMS Astute Submarine 1:144 Scale

TR-05909 - Trumpeter

The ASTUTE class submarine is the latest in the British Royal Navy fleet and was first launched in 2007. This huge submarine has an appearance similar to a whale, and is nuclear-powered, not requiring a single refuel over its 25 year lifetime, although it is not unique in this regard. The ASTUTE class submarine is built by BAE Systems Maritime in Barrow-in-Furness on the north west coast of Britain.

The submarines cost about $2.4 billion US Dollars (USD) each. The ASTUTE class consists of attack submarines, in contrast to the ballistic missile submarines of the VANGUARD class.

The model kit when completed measures 673 mm long and has a beam of 99.6 mm wide. It has over 30 parts, photo etched parts, waterslide decals and a display stand.

The kit will require gluing and painting. These are not included.

This model kit includes FREE Postage to anywhere in Australia.