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USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) Model Ship

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) Model Ship

Item# : MM9-008

Length : 24"

This model will be delivered to you exactly as shown in the photographs, except for your personalized inscription plate. Please note delivery times. If you would like to customize this model, or any other model with your markings, colors and numbers, order our Custom Model.

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Retail Price: $1995.95
FDM Price: $1695.95

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Product Overview

We will custom build this ship to replicate any year of service or configuration you? like. Simply tell us the year and we will match all the radio equipment, antennas and other details. Sizes available from 12 inches to 20 feet in length. Please call 866.580.8727 if you would prefer to have the model made in a different size or scale, or if you wish to add a display case to your museum quality replica.

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) History:

USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and last Nimitz class supercarrier of the United States Navy. She is named for former President George H. W. Bush, who was a naval aviator during World War II.

She is the second United States aircraft carrier to be named after a naval aviator (Forrestal was the first). Other naval vessels named for aviators include frigates McClusky and Thach, and destroyer Massey, all named for aviators who commanded formations in the Battle of Midway. George H.W. Bush is also the second aircraft carrier, following Ronald Reagan, to be named after a living former President (although Ronald Reagan has since deceased). While still a Nimitz class ship, George H. W. Bush differs significantly from her predecessors, even more so than the differences between CVN 68?0 and CVN 71?6.

Construction began in 2001 by the Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard, at a cost of $6.2 billion. The aircraft carrier was christened on 7 October 2006, and delivery was set for late 2008.[1] She left Northrop Grumman Ship Building for the first time on 23 December 2008 and was commissioned 10 January 2009 at Norfolk Naval Station[5] prior to her completion. The carrier is scheduled to have acceptance sea trials completed in March, and then be delivered to the Navy in the first quarter of 2009.

George H. W. Bush is the final Nimitz class aircraft carrier; the next carrier built will be Gerald R. Ford, the first of the Gerald R. Ford class of aircraft carriers.

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Factory Direct Models has been supplying custom made models to the world’s most accomplished aircraft and ship manufacturers for over 25 years. Dedication and the relentless pursuit of perfection is what differentiates FDM from every other model builder. Our award winning customer service team will assist you with your order from the very beginning until your completed model is delivered to your door in its foam fitted shipping box. Our attention to detail and unmatched quality is why many of the world’s leading aerospace companies trust and work with FDM. Just as their standards are high, so are ours. Experience the FDM Difference.

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