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Kaga
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Aircraft Carrier | Japan | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo  Doubloons
Hit Points54,200 
Secondary Armament #1
200 mm/50 3rd Year Type mod. A10 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time15 sec.
HE Shell203 mm Common Type4 HE 
Maximum HE Shell Damage3,300 
Initial HE Shell Velocity870 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel17 %
Secondary Armament #2
127 mm/40 Type89 A16 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity725 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Secondary Armament #3
127 mm/40 Type89 A1 mod. 22 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fire10 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity725 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
25 mm/60 Type96 Twin mod. 114 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second37.8 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
127 mm/40 Type89 A16 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second60.6 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
127 mm/40 Type89 A1 mod. 22 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second20.2 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed28 knot
Turning Circle Radius1 080 m.
Rudder Shift Time14.4 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range12.6 km.
Air Detectability Range10.9 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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Kaga — Japanese promo premium Tier VIII aircraft сarrier.

Until the early 1940s, she was one of the biggest aircraft carriers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Initially laid down as a battleship, she was redesigned during construction to become a carrier. The ship had good armor protection for her type, carried quite numerous air group and powerful secondary battery guns.

Kaga first went on sale on 2 June 2017 on the EU servers, and on 5 June 2017 on the NA servers.

Modules

Flight Control Fighters
(sqdr.)
Torpedo Bombers
(sqdr.)
Dive Bombers
(sqdr.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Type8 mod. 1111 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)
Kaga54,200115210/2/614/6/285 00
Attack Aircraft Cruise Speed
(knot)
Average Damage per Second
(HP/min)
LoadoutHit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
A6M5 Zero144001,110 00
Torpedo Bombers Maximum Torpedo Damage
(HP)
Cruise Speed
(knot)
Hit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
B6N Tenzan5,4001331,230 00
Bombers Maximum Bomb Damage
(HP)
Cruise Speed
(knot)
Hit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
D4Y3 Suisei8,8001421,100 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 125,000 hp28 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Air Groups Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Aircraft Engines Modification 1
 Slot 3  Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Torpedo Bombers Modification 1 Attack Aircraft Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Attack Aircraft Modification 2 Torpedo Bombers Modification 2 Bombers Modification 2
 Slot 5  Flight Control Modification 1 Concealment System Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

Due to the recent CV rework this section is under construction.


Research

As a Premium ship, Kaga doesn't have any upgrades to research.

Optimal Configuration

Due to the recent CV rework this section is under construction.

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Kaga are as follows:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Kaga can equip the following consumables:

Aircraft Carrier:

All aircraft carrier consumables are automatically activated.

Attack Aircraft:

Torpedo Bombers:

Bombers:

Camouflage

As a Premium ship, Kaga comes included with Type 10 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Signals

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

Video

References

  • Stille, M., Bryan, T. (2005) Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers: 1921-45. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing Ltd.
  • Brown, D. (1977). Aircraft Carriers. New York, NY: Arco Publishing Company.
  • Lengerer, H. (1982). Akagi and Kaga; in Roberts, J. Warship IV. London, UK: Conway Maritime Press.
  • Chesneau, R., Gardiner, R. (1980). Conway’s All the World’s Fighting Ships, 1922-1946. London, UK: Conway Maritime Press.
  • https://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNJAP_79-50_3ns.php
  • https://www.combinedfleet.com/kaga.htm
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