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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5006
Grumman EA-6B Prowler Diecast Model
USMC VMAQ-3 Moon Dogs, MD03, Bagram AB, Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom 2004

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Grumman EA-6B Prowler   10"   8.75"

VMAQ-3 (Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 3) "Moon Dogs" is one of four such USMC units. Based at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina they conduct airborne electronic warfare and in late 2004 were deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan. VMAQ-3 was assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group as part of Operation Enduring Freedom from January 2005 until August 2005 and was awarded a Meritorious Unit Commendation. After Afghanistan EA-6B 160436 was re-assigned a few times before being retired to Castle Air Museum in Atwater, California.

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

Developed from the EA-6A Electronic Intruder, the EA-6B is a carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft that was first flown on May 25th, 1968. The Prowler is a key element in any USN or USMC strike-force by disrupting and jamming enemy radio and radar signals, providing protection for attacking aircraft as they carry out their mission. The aircraft can also be equipped with anti-radiation missiles desigend to home-in on enemy radar installations and neutralize surface-to-air missile threats. After a long history with the EA-6B, the US Navy began transitioning to the F/A-18G Growler in 2009.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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