Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5011 Grumman EA-6B Prowler " Eve of Destruction" 163527, VAQ-141 "Shadowhawks", Operation Desert Storm, 1991. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 8.75" Wingspan, 10" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
Based on the A-6 Intruder the Northrop Grumman (formerly Grumman) EA-6B Prowler primary mission is to support strike aircraft and ground forces by interrupting enemy electronics and gathering tactical intelligence. The aircraft carries 4-crew and is in service with the USN and USMC. The first USN EA-6B was retired on June 10, 2011 and the last carrier deployment by an EA-6B took place on November 14, 2014. The USN will replace the EA-6B with the Boeing EA-18G Growler. The USMC will continue using the EA-6B until 2019.
In early 1991 VAQ-141 ˘Shadowhawks÷ deployed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt in support of Operation Desert Storm. VAQ-141 was the first Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW-8) aircraft to deliver ordnance by firing AGM-88 High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) on the first night. EA-6B Prowler 163527 ˘Eve of Destruction÷ was the aircraft assigned to the commanding officer of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 141. The air crew were Pilot/CO Cdr Frank ˘Axel÷ Folly, ECMO 1 LCdr Rick ˘Flash÷ Morgan, ECMO 2 Lt. Steve ˘Psycho÷ Schwing, ECMO 3 Lt.. John ˘Gordo÷ Gordon.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||8.75" Wingspan & 10" Long|
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