Tamiya Japanese Light Cruiser Mikuma 1/350 scale



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Stylish Light Cruiser from the Japanese Navy’s Mogami-class. These were planned under the London Naval Treaty limits with an 8,500 ton standard displacement with 5 triple 15.5cm gun turrets. There were four ships in the class with the Mikuma being the 2nd to be completed in August 1935. She received distinctive Mogami-class features such as the flared bow, compact superstructures, and uniquely shaped funnels, while having different details on the aft mast and crane from those of Mogami, the 1st ship of the class.

Choose to build either a waterline or full hull display model of the Mikuma.

Kit includes photo-etched parts to depict parts such as the crane, catapult, and aircraft propellers for an ultimate realistic finish.

1/350 scale plastic assembly kit of the Japanese Light Cruiser Mikuma.

Model Length 573mm, Width 76mm.
The well-balanced light cruiser form of the Mikuma with 5 triple 15.5cm gun turrets has been accurately modeled.
The ship’s hull separates into port and starboard parts and the one-piece lower hull helps to produce the form of the bow.
Large sized parts depicting the ship’s hull and deck are secured with screws.
The superstructures are modeled before they were refitted with anti-aircraft armament.
Bridge windows and searchlight lenses are reproduced with clear plastic parts.
Main and secondary battery turrets, torpedo launchers, and catapult are moveable after completion of the model.
Choose either to have the main guns in a stowed or deployed position. Polycaps enable switching of gun turrets even after completion of the model.
Strong ABS resin parts depict fore and aft masts.
Anti-aircraft guns have rich details.
Metal parts depict anchor chains and propeller shafts.
Nakajima E8N and Kawanishi E7K floatplanes can be set on the deck. Display stands for depicting aircraft in flight are included.
Full hull model display stand included.

Tamiya 78022

Additional information

Weight 1.3 kg
Dimensions 80 × 25 × 8 cm