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yanyatcheng

add type 3 shells for IJN ships?

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that's gonna be a good countermeasures against CV because of the weak AA on IJN ships, making IJN ships good at long range AA and USN ships good at mid-close range AA 

 

*it took one of the shell slot, exchange with HE/AP shell

*new reticle when type 3 shell loaded

*still can set fire against DDs and can hit them like a shotgun but with low damage per pellet hit 

 

**of course explosion won't be that big as the one shown in the pic (but those are yamato 18.1 inch shell tho)

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Have you like, read up on the side effects of using Type 3 shells before you made the post?

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Most USAAF (or whatever it was called back then) regarded them as pretty fireworks. Probably not any time soon as they have more important planes to work on.

 

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Unlike in the anime/"That game", Type 3 shells was ineffective against air targets, and was only used to bombard soft ground targets like Henderson Field.

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Type 3 shell are useless IRL. Don't get messed this up with all those games (Is it K_____ Collection? I really don't know but this is what I heard.).

 

Firstly you gotta hit. Which considering how accurate (even the) large caliber Specialized AA guns (127mm/100mm) of IJN is, you know how likely for those 14/16/18 inches guns will hit.

 

The Americans actually test these out and found out the the Smaller Fragment inside Can't even hurt a TBF, like at all. It just burn the paint off.

 

Also, Bingo!

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Type 3 shell are useless IRL. Don't get messed this up with all those games (Is it K_____ Collection? I really don't know but this is what I heard.).

 

Firstly you gotta hit. Which considering how accurate (even the) large caliber Specialized AA guns (127mm/100mm) of IJN is, you know how likely for those 14/16/18 inches guns will hit.

 

The Americans actually test these out and found out the the Smaller Fragment inside Can't even hurt a TBF, like at all. It just burn the paint off. Literally Useless.

 

It is a K.....Collection

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Ironically, Type 3 shells are quite useful at bombardment, like what happened at Henderson Field. :hiding:

So much for their intended purpose.

 

But not all air craft from there are destroyed.

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Ironically, Type 3 shells are quite useful at bombardment, like what happened at Henderson Field. :hiding:

So much for their intended purpose.

 

Yeah it wrecked Henderson Field. But the Marines hanged on. :izmena:

 

 

But not all aircraft from there are destroyed.

 

The main thing is the RUNWAY is not damaged.

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These shells were only fired off on the admiral's birthday.

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Dont expect too much, these shells will hurt your gun barrels more than to the enemy planes or surface targets

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The Germans had a better tactic for their heavy calibre main guns in the AA role - when the swordfish from Ark Royal attacked the Bismark, she used her 15" guns and fired HE into the water - the resulting splashes/ geysers were supposed to distract or if lucky hit the low flying torpedo bombers, unfortunately for the Bismark, because the Swordfish were so old and slow, the German AA fire actually always undershot and landed way too far ahead, plus the steely resolve of the RN air arm pilots helped them get their lucky hits lol

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Is Type 3 shell on my bingo card? bingo

 

Like the others said, it's not really effective as AA weapon. In recorded combat, it mostly used as bombardment on enemy land positions.

 

And hurray 1k post~ Boring~

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This is a game so Type 3 Shells can be real then don't worry about historical but if Yamato  or those BB use it , no one play CVs anymore

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