Monday, 19 March 2018

Fast Attack Project "FRAM can" Destroyer



I have been looking for a Cold War era 1/700th scale destroyer model, as a target for the Soviet equipped fast attack flotilla that I glued together a couple of week ago, but without much luck. At the weekend I did some googling and found out, to my surprise, that some of the old Fletcher Class DD's underwent FRAM upgrades in the early 1960's, so I thought I'd have a go at doing some upgrading myself using the Tamiya kit as a basis for a rearmament. I already have a Skywave weapons set that I can use to do this and, hopefully, a bit of kit bashing and plastic card will do the rest. I'm not going to try to make an accurate model but just something that looks the part, so there will be some artistic licence involved.

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