- Plastic model kit, assembly & paint required
- Molded in light gray
- 647 Pieces (24 sprues, hulls & decks)
- Approximate Dimensions: 18.7 ” L x 4.3” W
- Box dimensions: 21.6” L x 9.75” W x 2.8” H
- Recommend for 14 years and above.
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. She is the second Navy ship to have been named after the former President Abraham Lincoln. Her home port is NAS North Island, and she is a member of the United States Pacific Fleet. She is administratively responsible to Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific, and operationally served as the flagship of Carrier Strike Group Nine and host to Carrier Air Wing Two until 2012. She was returned to the fleet on 12 May 2017, marking the successful completion of her refueling and complex overhaul carried out at Newport News Shipyard. On 1 April 2019 USS Abraham Lincoln was deployed to the Middle East as the flagship for Carrier Strike Group 12 and Carrier Air Wing Seven assigned to her.
All seven nuclear-powered Nimitz class carriers have been built by Newport News Shipbuilding, based in Virginia. The Nimitz air wing consists of 74-86 aircraft. The flight deck measures 333 x 77m and is equipped with four lifts, four steam-driven catapults and four arrester wires. The carrier is capable of launching one aircraft every 20s. The nuclear-powered carrier has two General Electric pressurized water reactors driving four turbines of 260,000hp (194MW) and four shafts. There are four emergency diesels of 10,720hp (8MW). The first of class, USS Nimitz, was commissioned in 1975. The latest, USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76, was commissioned in July 2003.
This Trumpeter 1/700 Scale model of aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln features comes with 31 sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, decks and waterline plate and display stand. Either waterline version or full hull version can be selected. Compliment of aircraft included.