1/700 Italian Orrizonte Class Frigate
The Orrizonte Class Frigate is the counterpart of the French Navy's Forbin class, in a family of next generation of warships with a focus on Anti Air Warfare. Two vessels of the class have been commissioned to date; Andrea Doria and Caio Duilio. The Italian vessels were refitted in late 2017, swapping their Oto Melara 76mm Super Rapid guns for the Oto Breda 76mm Strales system. The are the most conspicuous difference between the French and Italian vessels, along with several other notable difference in sensors, armaments and superstructure.
This kit features an all resin hull and fittings sprue, turned brass barrels and main mast, a complete brass photo etch detail fret and a sheet of waterslide decals with accompanying assembly instructions. Decals are included to represent all current vessels of the class in service with the Italian Navy. Includes one UH-101 Merlin helicopter with photo etch rotor details. Length: 218mm Approx.