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1:700 World of Warships : IJN ATAGO

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AVAILABLE ITA46502 ITALERI 1:700
€32.00

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Plastic scale model kit.
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Plastic scale model kit exact replica of the actual prototype recreated to the smallest detail.

Material: Polystyrene (plastic)

The kit also includes assembly instructions and water adhesive decals. The model comes unassembled and unpainted and requires glue and paints to be finished. Unless stated on the box the kit does not contain paints, glue, and brushes.

You can find the necessary paints and sprays, glues and decal softeners, primers, surfacers and putties, tools, brushes and additional aftermarket for further detailing such as photo-etched parts and resin details in our sections Paints and Sprays and Finishing materials.

WORLD OF WARSHIPS SERIES Available in Europe only The box includes :

- Ships guide

- Poster with the IJN Atago artwork

- Liquid cement for plastic

- Bonus Code : Tachibana, Japanese destroyer, Tier II Port Slot

- 3 Invite Codes : 7 Days of Premium Account 1000 Doubloons

Atago is one of four Takao-class heavy cruisers, built between 1927 and 1932, for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Like her sister ships, Atago was named after a mountain: Mount Atago - located just outside of Kyoto.
 
The design of the Takao-class evolved from the preceding Myōkō-class heavy cruisers, built in the 1920s. With thicker armor, dual-purpose main-battery guns and improved torpedo launcher safety, Takao-class vessels became the backbone of the IJN.
 
Their main armament consisted of ten 20 cm/50 3rd Year Type naval guns, in five twin-mounted turrets and 24 Type 93 “Long Lance” torpedoes that could be launched from four quadruple-torpedo launchers.
Due to this, Atago became one of the most heavily armed cruisers in the world – at least at the time. It was quickly discovered that the ship design was top-heavy, which affected stability and seaworthiness. For this reason Takao and Atago were rebuilt.
 
The size of the bridge was reduced, the main mast was relocated aftwards, and hull bulges were added to improve stability. Laid down on the 28th of April 1927 at the Kure Navy Arsenal – the same shipyard where the famous battleship Yamato was later constructed – Atago was launched on the 16th of June 1930. The final outfitting and sea trails took nearly 2 years, and the ship was finally commissioned on the 30th of March 1932.

F Azure Blue
4308AP
F.S. 35231

F Medium Sea Grey
4313AP
F.S. 36270

F Rust
4675AP
F.S. 30109

F Dark Tan
4709AP
F.S. 30219

F Gunship Gray
4752AP
F.S. 36118

F Gull Gray
4763AP
F.S. 36622

Additional Information

Article No ITA46502
Article No of Manufacturer 46502
Аvailability AVAILABLE
Delivery -
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:700
Manufacturer ITALERI
Brand KURE NAVAL ARSENAL
EAN 8001283465021
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1939-1945 World War II
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.

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