Soviet G-5 class motor torpedo boat WWII
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This is a full resin kit with photo-etched parts of Soviet NAVY motor torpedo boat G-5.
The G-5 was a Soviet motor torpedo boat built before and during World War II.
Approximately 300 were built, of which 73 were lost during the war.
Four were exported to the Spanish Republican Navy during the Spanish Civil War and others were transferred to North Korea after the war.
Three were captured by the Finns, but only two were used before all three had to be returned to the Soviets after the Moscow Armistice in 1944.
This set contains parts to build one boat from 3 variants:
- G-5 AKA (with rocket launchers in fixed mounts above and behind the wheelhouse).
- G-5 Series 10 (two DShKs – One on the bow of the boat, the second on the wheelhouse)
- G-5 Series 11 BIS (two DShKs – One on the bow of the boat, the second place on rotating turret behind the superstructure, above the torpedoes)