Zvezda ZV9044. Russian Nuclear Icebreaker Project 22220 "Arktika" Scale 1:350
Russian Nuclear Icebreaker Project 22220 "Arktika". Scale 1:350
ZV9044 - Zvezda
The newest Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker “ARKTIKA” is the lead ship of the Project 22220 (LC-60YA) class. It was launched on 16 June 2016 in St. Petersburg and commissioned on 21 October 2020 in Murmansk.
The main tasks of the icebreakers project is to keep the Northern Sea Route open and to conduct expeditions to the Arctic. Thanks to its variable draft, this icebreaker can work efficiently in the shallow estuaries of Siberian rivers and on the Northern Sea Route, replacing the ships of the Taimyr and previous Arctic classes.
The “ARKTIKA” is the largest and most powerful icebreaker in the world, with a length of 173,3 m a width of 34 m, this vessel is capable to keep the routes open for tankers with displacement up to 100,000 tons. This icebreaker is able to navigate through ice as thick as 3 metres.
It is the world's largest icebreaker with a total length of 173 meters and is equipped with two nuclear reactors.
The model kit comprises 525 parts and when completed measures 465 mm long with a height of 146mm.
Glue and paint required but not included.
This incredible kit also includes FREE postage to anywhere in Australia.