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1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed

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1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed

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1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed

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1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed
1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed

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1/600 Mk.56 Directors 3d printed

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1/600 Mk.56 Directors

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3D printed in matte translucent plastic that showcases incredibly fine and intricate details.
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Scale: 1/600

The US Navy Mk.56 Director was part of a gun-fire control system (GFCS) intended to direct the fire of 3"/50 caliber dual purpose guns but was also coupled to 5"/38 mounts and 40mm Bofors mounts, from the 1950s through the Vietnam War.  It was designed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  It had an effective range of 30,000 yards and could track bombers at speeds up to 630 miles per hour.  Among the many warships it was fitted to were battleship USS New Jersey BB-62, aircraft carriers USS Yorktown CV-10USS Intrepid CV-11, USS USS Hornet CV-12, USS Lexington CV-16,  heavy cruiser USS Salem CA-139,  and destroyer USS Turner Joy DD-951, now preserved as museum ships.
 
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Post-war style Mk.37 Directors are known to have been carried by the following classes but check your sources to know for sure which director type you need for your project:
  • Baltimore class
  • Cleveland class
  • Essex class
  • Midway class
  • USS Wisconsin BB-64
  • Montana class (planned)

Also available for 1/600 scale Cleveland class models:  
Model Monkey 1/600 scale Baltimore class heavy cruiser products:
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1-600 Mk.56 Directors (4)
Dimensions:
1.74 x 1.74 x 0.81 cm
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