1/72 ICM OV-10D+ Bronco US Attack Aircraft Plastic Model Kit

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1/72 ICM OV-10D+ Bronco US Attack Aircraft Plastic Model Kit

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SKU:
ICM72186
UPC:
4823044409358

Description

      US attack and observation aircraft

      The OV-10D+ attack and observation aircraft is a version of the OV-10A Bronco. The modification was carried out at the Naval Aviation Refurbishment Centre (NARF). The changes affected the engine, avionics, communications systems, airframe and cockpit equipment. One of the features of this modification was the installation of a new FLIR infrared system under the extended nose section, which also housed laser target designators. The tail beams were fitted with devices to protect against surface-to-air missiles. The advanced capabilities of the aircraft made it possible to perform a wide range of tasks, including ground target surveillance and guidance of attack aircraft, both during the day and at night. At the same time, the aircraft retained the function of an attack aircraft and could strike ground targets if necessary. OV-IOD+ aircraft were used by the US Marine Corps in Operation DESERT STORM in 1991.

 

Kit Features:

  • SCALE  :  1:72
  • TIME PERIOD  :  After 1950
  • MARKINGS  :  OV-10D+ 155489, Marine Observation Squadron 1 (VMO-1), Ğ°ircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, 1990.  OV-10D+ 155494, Marine Observation Squadron 2 (VMO-2), Saudi Arabia, 1991.  OV-10D+ 155473, Marine Observation Squadron 2 (VMO-2), Saudi Arabia, 1991.  OV-10D+ 155499, Marine Observation Squadron 1 (VMO-1), early 1990s.
  • MODEL SIZE (LENGTH X WIDTH)  :  187 x 170 mm
  • BOX SIZE  :  295 x 225 x 40 mm
  • NUMBER OF DETAILS  :  262