This model is built generally in approximate dimension and includes a lot of detail. It comes fully textured with all materials and textures and is available in many formats. It is built in the WWII configuration with very detailed and animateable 40MM anti- aircraft guns, 20 mm anti-aircraft guns, and four twin mounted 5” 38 caliber guns in turrets. It has radar and radio antenna built and the radar antenna are animated. The screws and rudder are also animateable. Elevators can be raised and lowered. These models render very well and look very realistic using good animation and rendering technique. The Essex-class was a class of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy, which constituted the 20th century's most numerous class of capital ships with 24 vessels built first short-hull (Essex Class). The later ships have been variously referred to as the 'long-bow units', the 'long-hull group', or the Ticonderoga Class versions.