The Raytheon BGM-109 ‘Tomahawk’ is a cruise missile designed for the US Navy in the 1970s.
It has been used by the United State in all it’s major conflicts since its introduction to service in 1976.
The BGM-109 cruise missile was designed by General Dynamics in the 1970s.
Together with the Boeing Air Launched Cruise Missile, it used new technologies that became available at that time to create a long range missile that could attack valuable targets with a high level of accuracy.
The BGM-109 was originally designed to be launched from the torpedo tubes US Navy attack submarines.
Since then it has gone through a number of upgrades with new launch options and a variety of attack modes and payloads.
By 2012 about 6,000 had been manufactured and 2,000 fired in combat.
This model represents an operational BGM-109 during the 1990s
Brengun 1/72 kit completed by Leigh Edmonds in December 1012.