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Micro-Mir MM35-019

MM35-019
  • MM35-019
  • MM35-019
Description:
Japanese Kaiten Suicide submarine
Kaiten (literal translation: "Turn the Heaven") were manned torpedoes and suicide craft, used by the Imperial Japanese Navy in the final stages of World War II. Research on the first Kaiten began in February 1944, followed on 25 July of the same year by the first prototype. By 1 August, an order for 100 units had been placed.The very first Kaiten was nothing much more than a Type 93 torpedo engine compartment attached to a cylinder that would become the pilot's compartment with trimming ballast in place of the warhead and other electronics and hydraulics. The original designers and testers of this new weapon were Lieutenant Hiroshi Kuroki and Lieutenant Sekio Nishina. In total six models of Kaiten were designed, Typ
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Manufacturer:
Micro-Mir
Code Number:
MM35-019
Scale:
1:35
Item type:
Ship kits, full hull (injection)
Price:
£47.50
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 10+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
Last Delivered to Stock:
30/04/2021
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Department:
New Arrivals



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