This is an injection-plastic ship model kit.
The U.S.S. New York is a US Navy amphibious transport ship. It is one of the San Antonio Class designed according to the principles of stealth technology. The ships of this class are used for amphibious warfare and to transport US Marines, their vehicles, and equipment. The ship therefore has three decks with about 2,300 square meters of space for combat vehicles. In addition to the basic crew of 360 men, there is room for a further 700-800 marines. The landing craft, equipment, and soldiers can be landed through the floodable well deck aft. In addition, the ship has a large landing deck with hangar. However, helicopters are not permanently carried, but can be temporarily stationed on board for individual missions.
This kit features:
- Photo-etched parts
- Metal anchor chain
- One-piece hull
- True-to-original screws and drive shafts
- Flight deck with filigree surface engravings
- True-to-original radar towers
- Well deck optionally open or closed
- True-to-original aircraft hangar and cargo space for vehicles
- Authentic armaments
- 2 LCAC hovercraft
- 1 LCU landing craft
- 2 Cobra