-The B-52 is a strategic bomber developed by Boeing for the first time in 1952 with the prototype XB-52, and adopted by the US Air Force in 1955, nicknamed [Stratofortress] (Stratosphere Fortress) .
-Type G has enhanced fuel capacity due to its enhanced low-air / long-distance invasion capability, so the upper end of the vertical tail has been cut to reduce the weight of the airframe structure, resulting in improved comfort.
-The kit presented this time is a three-dimensional type that participated in [Line Bucker II Operation] during the Vietnam War.
-Like a real machine, this 1/72 model is huge, and when completed it will have a total length of 673 mm and a total width of 783 mm.
-Not only large but also the details are excellent, and the cockpit and bomb hold are also precisely reproduced.
-Includes etched parts and decals, bombs and two engine body detail parts in the engine among the eight.
[Line backer II strategy]
-Between December 18 and 29, 1972, the U.S. military launched another massive North bomb operation.
-The first B-52 flight that invaded the Hanoi and Hai Phong areas encountered a fierce counterattack by the North Vietnamese Army SAM (ground-to-air missile), but with a low accuracy rate of less than 3% to the B-52 The military's high anti-SAM capabilities have been demonstrated.
-There were also several attacks on B-52 by MiG-21 fighters, but there was no loss, and conversely, two MiG-21 were the victims of defensive fire from B-52's rear gun seat .
-In this operation, the B-52 squadron performed 729 missions and dropped about 15,000 tons of bombs.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )