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Austin
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Cruiser | U.S.A. | Tier X
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase price35,000 Credits
Hit Points30,700 
Main Battery
127 mm/54 Mk.18 in a turret6 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire7.5 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
Rotation Speed40 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time4.5 sec.
Firing Range15 km.
Maximum Dispersion136 m.
HE Shell127 mm HE Mk.41 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,800 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity808 m./s.
HE Shell Weight31.75 kg.
Maximum SAP Shell Damage2,700 
Initial SAP Shell Velocity808 m./s.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm Mk142 х 5 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.57 shots/min.
Reload Time106 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo533 mm Mk16 mod. 1 
Maximum Damage19,033 
Torpedo Speed66 knot
Torpedo Range10.5 km.
AA Defense
127 mm/54 Mk.18 in a turret6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second209.4 
. . . Firing Range5.19 km.
76.2 mm/70 Mk.37 in a turret6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second212.4 
. . . Firing Range3.99 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed35 knot
Turning Circle Radius670 m.
Rudder Shift Time7.7 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range11.88 km.
Air Detectability Range7.41 km.
Battle Levels
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Austin — American Tier X cruiser.

A light cruiser project (CL-154) that was developed at the end of World War II. The ship's main armament comprised the latest 127 mm dual-purpose mounts.

Austin became available in the Armory for Steel 29,000 Steel on 17 March 2021.

Modules

Main Battery Guns Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Dispersion
(m)
Maximum HE Shell Damage
(HP)
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
(%)
Maximum AP Shell Damage
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
127 mm/54 Mk.18 in a turret7.54.51361,8009 00
Hull Hit Points
(HP)
Armor
(mm)
Armor
(mm)
Main Turrets
(pcs.)
Secondary Gun Turrets
(pcs.)
AA Mounts
(pcs.)
Torpedo Tubes
(pcs.)
Hangar Capacity
(pcs.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Austin30,700622566/620 00
Torpedoes Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
(sec)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Damage
(HP)
Torpedo Speed
(knot)
Torpedo Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Mk16 mod. 10.61067.219,0336610.5 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Mk10 mod. 1015 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 110,000 hp35 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Defensive AA Fire Modification 1 Hydroacoustic Search Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1 Torpedo Tubes Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Torpedo Tubes Modification 2 Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion

Performance

Austin is a monsterized version of Atlanta. Performance TBD.

The main distinguishing feature of Austin is that she replaces armor-piercing (AP) shells in her 127mm magazines with semi-armor piercing (SAP) shells.

Pros:

  • SAP

Cons:

  • SAP

Research

As a premium ship, Austin has no modules to research.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Austin are:

Propulsion Modification 1 (Reduces time to full speed: -50% to time for reaching full power. / Increases engine power when the ship starts moving.) in Slot 4 may be preferred.

Commander Skills

Consumables

Austin equips the following consumables:

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Austin comes with Type 20 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, halves her service cost, and increases the amount of credits and experience she earns.

Signals

Note: Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

Gallery

Historical Gallery

Video

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

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