The Krusenstern (also known as Kruzenshtern) is a four-masted barque that was built in 1926 in Bremerhaven, Germany as the Padua (named after the Italian city). She was surrendered to the USSR in 1946 as a war reparation item and renamed after the early 19th century Baltic German explorer in Russian service, Adam Johann Krusenstern (1770–1846). She is now a Russian sail training ship.
Zvezda of Russia has recently released a 1/1200 scale rendition of the Japanese battleship Yamato to go with their “World of Warships” gaming system.
Zvezda of Russia has recently released a 1/1200 scale rendition of the Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano to go with their “World of Warships” gaming system.
we said the Zvezda Marat kit was on its way. Now we have a release date and price.
Spanish for The Holy Mary of the Immaculate Conception the Santa María, was the largest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage and thus, one of the most famous ship names in naval history. What Zvezda is decribing as a 'new tool' kit is coming this spring.
More than a year ago
a 'New Products' article here stated that Zvezda was releasing a kit of the Soviet battleship and it was expected in early 2014. It was never released but may be coming for 2015.
Golden Hind or (Golden Hinde) was an English galleon best known for her circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. Zvezda is offering a kit of this historic vessel in 1/350 as a snap-together kit - a chance for some of you old sea dogs to maybe recruit some young swabs to the hobby of model ship building.
Zevezda had some very welcome news! They are going to release the battleship Marat in her Great Patriotic War guise.
A new class of modern Russian destroyer is in the works!
Zvezda continues it's trend of interesting naval vessels with the Z-17 Kriegsmarine Destroyer!
Zvezda Models has announced a new 1/350 model of a World War I dreadnought. Following on the heels of their Dreadnought release, Zvezda releases the Russian battleship Sevastopol.
Here is an update to the 1/350 HMS Dreadnought from Zvezda news announcement. We now have photographs of this much anticipated kit.
Zvezda Models sends us an early announcement of a very interesting new release, in 1/350 scale injection plastic, Russian Battle Cruiser "Borodino"
Here's an announcement from Zvezda Models, of two interesting sailing ships of yore, scheduled for a December release!
News in from across the pond to the MSW News desk!
Here's two new upcoming releases from Zvezda, two highly interesting (and most different!) kit subjects in mind!