Revell's 1/400 Russian Typhoon out of water.
It is 17.5" or 44cm long.
The kit box art says that the real submarine is
558 feet long and 75 feet wide.
Revell molded this version with a bulbous nose that
houses the underwater detection gear and has also simulated the
specially designed rubber tiles covering most of her surfaces.
Their purpose is to absorb enemy sonar/radar detection.
The paint finish is overly shiny on this model to act as a better
water barrier when temporary (7 days)submerged in water in the
Also, when I built this kit 5 or 6 years ago I had no picture
references and it turns out that the dark grey paint topside
(maybe even all over?) should be much darker, almost black.