Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA4913 Lockheed S-3B Viking "Operation Eduring Freedom" 160155, VS-33 "Screwbirds", USS Stennis, 2009. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 11.5" Wingspan & 9" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Lockheed S-3 Viking is a 4-crew, twin-engine turbofan-powered jet aircraft that was used by the U.S. Navy (USN) primarily for anti-submarine warfare. In 1974 the Lockheed S-3 Viking entered service with the USN as a twin-engine jet aircraft used for enemy submarine warfare. By the late 1990Ăs the role shifted to surface warfare providing the carrier battle group with long range surveillance capabilities and aerial refueling. The S-3 was in production from 1974 until 1978 with 186 (187) aircraft completed. Most airframes saw upgrades low pitch sound of the engines earned the S-3 the nickname ˘Hoover÷ after the vacuum cleaner. Primary Role: Carrier-Based Anti-Submarine Aircraft Carrier Anboard Delivery (US-3A variant).
FEBRUARY 2024 RELEASE
|Size:||11.5" Wingspan & 9" Long|
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