K-266 "Oriol" Russian Nuclear
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|Contents and Media:
||40 parts in black plastic, including
||Nice surface detail; optional
position weapon bays; simple construction; interesting subject.
||Instructions not entirely clear;
poor colour callouts.
by Andrew Judson
scale Oriol Submarine is available online from Squadron.com
Zvezda has released the Russian Nuclear Submarine K-266 "Oriol".
This vessel was launched in 1992 and still patrols with the Northern Fleet
This is a very simple kit, reflecting the simple design of the
Upon opening the box you are greeted by two small sprues and the
long hull halves. A total of 40 parts make up the entire kit, including three
parts for the stand. All parts are moulded in black styrene plastic. Decals for
the Oriol are also included.
Detail is nice and crisp, and there is not much flash present.
This subject will be an interesting model, and should appeal
both to Naval nuts and other modellers looking for something a little bit
Text Copyright © 2003 by Andrew Judson
Images Copyright © 2003 by Brett Green
Page Created 01 July, 2003
Last updated 09 November, 2003
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