1/700 PLA Navy Type 054A Frigate

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Skill Level:Intermediate

In late 2005, it was revealed that an improved version of the Type 054 frigate, the Type 054A (NATO codename Jiangkai II) was under construction at Huangpu Shipyard.

The 054A is based on the same hull as the 054, but has updated sensors and more capable weapons regarded as one of the chinas most modern frigate.

Most importantly, the Type 054As medium-range HQ-16 VLS SAM system now provides area air defence from all engagement angles up to a range of 50km, a considerable upgrade from the limited engagement angle, short range SAM system of the Type 054. The 4 AK-630 30mm AA guns of the Type 054 have also been replaced by 2 autonomous Type 730 CIWS which have improved reaction time for close-in anti-aircraft and anti-missile engagements.

Like the Type 054, the Type 054A also incorporates many stealth features: sloped hull design radar absorbent materials and reduction of surface equipment and features.

  • Model Brief:  Length: 191.6mm   Beam: 24.5mm  
  • Total Parts: 100+
  • Photo Etched Parts: 1 piece
  • Total Sprues: 4 sprues, hull and deck
More Features    
  • Hull made from multi-directional slide moulds.
  • Deck wood pattern finely rendered
  • Contains display stand and engraved name plate
  • Photo-Etched parts included

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