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Whiskey III Class Submarine Mikro Mir 1:350 During the late 1940s, the Central Design Bureau #18, (now the Rubin Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering), produced the technical documentation for the Project 613 medium submarine (NATO designation Whiskey). It embodied the advanced world experience of underwater shipbuilding accumulated during WWII. Its diving depth reached 200 m, and the full submerged speed was 13.1 knots. Its armament comprised 12 torpedoes or 24 mines. The submarines were fitted with the most modern electronic equipment of that time. In the 1950s, they were b
Another two 1/350 scale subs just completed to add to the collection.... The first is the Mikro-Mir Soviet Whiskey III Class Diesel-Electric boat..... The second is a bit of a whimsey - but it did exist. The Balao-Class USS Menhaden was decomissioned in the 1970's and re-fitted as a remotely-controlled, unmanned acoustic test vehicle, known as the 'Yellow Submarine' serving with the Naval Underwater Systems Center until she was scrapped in 1988..... The model was built using two AFV Gato kits - with the hull from the GUPPY IB kit and the sail from the GUPPY II kit. Decals are fr