Lancia Armata means "armed gun boat". Gun boats were used widely in Europe and North America. Mostly they were used as guard- and patrol missions in coastal areas, rivers and lakes.
In swedish-finnish army gun boats played a significant role in the past centuries. In shallow and narrow waters they were more useful than bigger ships.
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Several, in fact I almost built it up totally from scratch. All the rigging, planking and details are made by me.
I'm not sure, how authentic this kit is. Usually gun boats had one main gun and one mast, this had two. It looks too narrow to carry all that, but I decided to make it as the kit originally was presented.