The Chinese manufacturer has seen fit to rework its 1/700 Type 23 Frigate from three years ago, which now appears as HMS Monmouth.

It’s great to see fresh kits of modern British warships, which enable maritime modellers to grow their collections. Here, Trumpeter brings us a re-release of its 2019 1/700 Type 23 Frigate (HMS Kent) in the shape of HMS Monmouth (kit 06722). The latter vessel, nicknamed ‘The Black Duke’ by its crews, was commissioned in 1993 but axed last year due to defence cuts. It did, however undergo a major refit in 2014-15.


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