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87017 1/700 Japanese I-400 class Submarine
87017 1/700 Japanese I-400 class Submarine

Retail Price: $10.99
Brand: Hobbyboss

Stock Status: In Stock

Product Code: 87017

IJN I-400 - The IJN I-400 Class submarine was the largest submarine in WWII and the largest in the world until the development of nuclear submarines in the 1960s I-400 had enough fuel to go around the world one and a half times and was able to carry 3 Aichi M6A 1 "Seiran" aircraft that could be assembled for flight within minutes One of their missions, which was never carried out, reportedly was to use the aircraft to drop bacteriological bombs on US cities However the bacteriological bombs could not be prepared in timeLater, a mission was to bomb the Panama Canal to cut the supply lines of Allied forces but it was canceled at the last minute The I-400 and I-401 were captured at sea a week after the Japanese surrendered in 1945