Wave of the future: Even in the futuristic setting of Star Trek, some things would become “outdated” such as the venerable U.S.S. Enterprise. The U.S.S. Excelsior, featured in this kit, was chosen as her successor..Optional detailing: This kit features parts that allow the kit to be built as the NX-2000 from Star trek III: The Search For Spock or as the NCC-2000 as featured in Star trek VI: The Undiscovered Country..Marking decals: This kit includes a big decal sheet full of registry and pennant markings for the NX-2000 and NCC-2000 versions including NX strongback markings..QUICK SPECS: 1/1000 Scale. 47 Parts. 18” long . Molded in white and includes water-slide decal sheet and pictorial assembly instructions. Skill level 2 – Suggested for modelers age 10+ PAINT AND GLUE REQUIRED..THE PERFECT PRESENT: Don't know what to get dad for his birthday? Or maybe you have an avid hobbyist or collector in your life. This model kit makes an ideal gift for any occasion!