The Type 23 frigate is a class of frigate serving with the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. All the ships are named after British Dukes, thus the class is also known as the Duke class. The first Type 23 was commissioned in 1989, and the sixteenth, HMS St Albans was launched in May 2000 and commissioned in June 2002. The combination of Merlin helicopters with their advanced anti submarine equipment, and Sonar 2087, has according to the Royal Navy, re-affirmed its reputation as a leader in anti-submarine warfare.
MS kent?F78? was commissioned on 8 June 2000 and was the first ship to enter Royal Navy service in the 21st Century.:
Item No : 04544
Item Name : HMS TYPE 23 Frigate Kent(F78)
Bar Code : 9580208045443
Scale : 1:350
Item Type : Static Kit
Model Brief : Length:380 mm Beam:46.8 mm
Total Parts : 420+
Photo Etched Parts : 1 piece
Total Sprues : 12 sprues , hull and deck
Paint Schemes : HMS TYPE 23 Frigate Kent(F78)
Released Date : 2012-06
-The kit consists of over 420 parts
-Detailed hull w/accurate design
-1 EH-101 and 1 HAS-3 helicopters with fine details included.
-photo-etched frets for antenna etc.
-Contains display stand This is a scale plastic model kit, assembly required. Paints and glue not included.