Trumpeter 05611 USS Wasp LHD-1 US Navy Amphibious Assault ship Plastic Kit 1/350
Trumpeter 05611 1/350 Scale USS Wasp LHD-1 US Navy
Length: 738mm Beam: 183.8mm
Photo Etched Parts 3 pieces Total Sprues 65 Sprues , hull ,decks and stand
USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, the tenth to bear the name, the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team's newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force. USS Wasp and her sister ships are the first specifically designed to accommodate new Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for fast troop movement over the beach and Harrier II (AV-8B) Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) jets which provide close air support for the assault force.