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Scale: 1/144

This multi-part kit represents the modernized SCB-125 island of Essex class aircraft carrier USS Intrepid CVS-11 as it appeared about 1966-1967 during combat operations off Vietnam.  Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 10, tailcode AK, was embarked aboard the ship during those years.


  • accurately shaped structure scaled from official US Navy plans
  • open bridge and PriFly windows with delicate framing
  • decks properly offset to port
  • properly positioned deck features
  • wiper motor details on the navigating bridge
  • deck supporting structure details accurately positioned as confirmed by photos of the real ship
  • delicate exterior piping detail correct for Intrepid
  • porthole rigols ("eyebrows")
  • correct style A/T doors for Intrepid, most in the open position
  • door overhead rain deflectors
  • integrated Phasor 90 paired-cone antennas with additonal sets for placement elsewhere on the ship
  • correct number and position of PriFly splinter shield ribs
  • properly slanted and positioned antenna base outriggers
  • open, intregrated venturi (wind deflectors)
  • open funnel cap (grille not included), ready for your favorite photoetch set
  • integrated Mk.37 Fire Control Directors

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1/144 USS Intrepid CVS-11 Island, 1966-1967 (Vietnam War)

SKU: 144-CVS11 Island