HMS Hood was the only completed Admiral-class Battlecruiser. She was commissioned in May of 1920, and served in the Royal Navy until her fate in 1941. Hood was the prize possession of the Royal Navy. She was sent to the Mediterranean Fleet following the outbreak of the Second Italo-Ethiopian War in 1935. She remained in the Mediterranan until she returned to Britain for an overhaul. At the outbreak of the Second World War, Hood was dispatched in the Atlantic to hunt German commerce raiders and blockade runners. In may of 1941, the German battleship Bismarck made her move alongside German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. Hood, alongisde HMS Prince of Wales engaced Bismarck and Euguen at the battle of the Denmark Straight, where Hood met her fate, being sunk by the artillery fire of Bismarck and Eugen. This Flyhawk deluxe kit provides a very detailed representation of the Hood in 1/700 scale, and provides photo etch, brass barrels & masts, and resin parts!