EA-6B Prowler Die VMAQ-2, US Marines (1:72)
Item # HA5008
Length: 10"
Wingspan: 8.67"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

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    Description

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5008 Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler 160432, VMAQ-2, US Marines Based on the A-6 Intruder the Northrop Grumman (formerly Grumman) EA-6B Prowler primary mission is to support strike aircraft and ground forces by interrupting enemy electronics and gathering tactical intelligence. The aircraft carries 4-crew and is in service with the USN and USMC. The first USN EA-6B was retired on June 10, 2011 and the last carrier deployment by an EA-6B took place on November 14, 2014. The USN will replace the EA-6B with the Boeing EA-18G Growler. The USMC will continue using the EA-6B until 2019. On February 17, 1977 the Marine EA-6B Prowler 160432 number 000 arrived at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina and was greeted by a fly-in with EA-6A 147865 �Methuselah�. It was assigned to VMAQ-2, Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2. 160432 made an appearance in every conflict where a Prowler was involved. On June 10, 2011 160432 made its final active duty flight completing forty-four years of service and accumulating eleven-thousand hours of flight time. Prowler 160432 was retired to MCAS Cherry Point. Specifications for the Northrop Grumman Corp. EA-6B Prowler Role � Electronic Attack First Flight � May 25, 1968 Operationally Ready � July 1971 True 1/72 scale. Professionally painted. Great attention to detail. All markings are Tampoed (pad applied). Option to display the model on a stand that is provided. Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions. Optional armament provided. Canopy can be displayed open or closed. Pilot figure included. Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic. Highly collectable.