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1/700 Combrig Models Minesweeper Yakhont Project 1265

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SKU:
CG70360-PE
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Description

The Sonya class were a group of minesweepers built for the Soviet Navy and Soviet allies between 1971 and 1991. The Soviet designation is Project 1265 Yakhont.

A wooden hulled coastal minehunter, built as a successor to the Vanya class with new sweeps and more effective sonar. A central safe explosion proof area is fitted and all key systems can be remote controlled from there.

A total of 72 ships were built by Uliis yard in the Vladivostok and Avangard yards in Petrozavodsk between 1971 and 1991. One ship, the BT-730, was lost in an accident in 1985. Another unit collided with a Swedish surveillance ship (HMS Orion) east of Gotland in the Baltic in November 1985.

Extra Information

Brand:
Combrig Models
Section:
Ships
Scale:
1/700
Product Type:
Model Kits
Ship Type:
Minelayer / Sweeper
Material:
Resin