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Academy 12120 1/35 U.S.Navy MH-60S HSC-9 Tridents

Product Code: ACA-12120
Barcode: 8809258928997

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Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 9 (HSC-9) "Tridents" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia (USA). The squadron is equipped with the Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk. Currently, HSC-9 is attached to Carrier Air Wing Eight. It was originally established as Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 3 (HS-3) in 1952 and was redesignated on 1 June 2009.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Nine's primary mission is to employ the versatility of the MH-60S helicopter to support the strike group commander's objectives, with emphasis on Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW), Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), support of Special Operations, and Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP). Secondary missions include Anti-Ship Missile defense and Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC).

From Academy, this is a highly detailed model kit of the MH-60S HSC-9 "Tridents" in 1/35 scale. The completed model measures about 482mm long. It features extensive cockpit detailing, as well as a detailed jet engine and rotor assembly. The kit includes parts for a M261 19-tube Rocket Launcher and AGM-114 Hellfire. Also included are clear parts and decals. Parts come molded in gray.