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Roden ROD336

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Description:
Douglas C-133A w/ PGM-17 Thor IRBM
Mobile strategic aircraft complex consisting of C-133 aircraft and PGM-17 Thor missile. The main objective was to quickly deliver intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBM) by transport aircraft to remote points in other continents, placing missiles as close as possible to the borders of potential adversaries. From 1959 to 1963 missiles of this type were transported to Great Britain on C-133A aircraft. In October 1962, when humanity was on the brink of global nuclear conflict, placement of PGM-17 Thor at British bases was a key factor in forcing the Soviet Union to reverse its decision to deploy its missiles on the island of Cuba, in the immediate vicinity of US borders. After the de-escalation of political tensi
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Manufacturer:
Roden
Code Number:
ROD336
Scale:
1:144
Item type:
Aircraft kits (injection)
Price:
£29.99 £26.99 (Put this on Backorder and save 10%!)
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