The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise was commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet in 1962. It remained in service for fifty years, retiring in 2012 after a prolific career that included duty during the Vietnam War — deployed in 1965, engaging in combat first on December 2 when it launched aircraft against the Viet Cong near Bien Hoa City.
Measuring nearly two-feet long, this 1/600 scale plastic kit of the "Big E" features a realistic deck and superstructure, ship vehicles, aircraft models, towing tractors, historic markings, and a display stand. Assembly required. Skill level 4. Measures approximately 22½" long.