Our subject is a Los Angeles Class submarine, the USS Greeneville, SSN-772. It was named after the city of Greeneville, Tennessee, home of President Andrew Johnson, and is the only US Navy ship to have borne that name. She was ordered on 14 December 1988 with the contract going to Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia. Her keel was laid 28 February 1992, she was launched 17 September 1994, and commissioned on 16 February 1996. The Greeneville had a few bumps and mishaps early in her career but is still serving proudly today.
Our model features an ASDS Advance SEAL Delivery System. It is basically a midget submarine that rides piggyback on larger submarines and is primarily used for covert and clandestine operations by the US Navy SEALs.
Kit consists of over 45 parts on 5 sprues including the hull, and 6 photo etched upgrade parts. It comes in a sturdy box with a one-page instruction sheet, a small decal sheet, and a full color marking & painting plate. Dimensions of completed model: length:313.4mm, beam 29.0mm. All the parts are of high quality and have excellent detailing.