1/700 Blue Ridge Models USS Arizona BB-72 Arsenal Ship

  • Product Type Model Kit
  • SKU BRM70014
  • Scale 1/700
  • Material Resin
  • Accessory Type 3D Printed
  • Brand Blue Ridge

Proposed by the US Navy in 1996, An arsenal ship is a concept for a floating missile platform intended to have as many as five hundred vertical launch bays for mid-sized missiles, most likely cruise missiles.

Some concept artwork of the Arsenal Ship was produced, some images bearing the number “72,” possibly hinting at an intent to classify the arsenal ships as a battleship, since the last battleship ordered (but never built) was USS Louisiana (BB-71) of the Montana Class.

This is our representation of what might have been. As a tribute to the USS Arizona, this ship will make a wonderful addition to your battleship collection as the ultimate “what if” kit.

Kit includes finely cast resin hull, with an optional lower hull to creat a full hull model. Will include full photo etch fret, helicopter for the landing pad, and decals for the hull. Kit is approximately 16 inches long.