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Kearsarge
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Battleship | U.S.A. | Tier IX
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase price19,000 Credits
Hit Points84,300 
Main Battery
406 mm/45 Mk.6 in a turret4 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.67 shots/min.
Reload Time36 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time45 sec.
Firing Range19.57 km.
Maximum Dispersion255 m.
HE Shell406 mm HE/HC Mk13 
Maximum HE Shell Damage5,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell36 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity820 m./s.
HE Shell Weight862 kg.
AP Shell406 mm AP Mk8 
Maximum AP Shell Damage13,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity701 m./s.
AP Shell Weight1225 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.29 mount14 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range6.95 km.
Rate of Fire10 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Mk32 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,800 
Initial HE Shell Velocity792 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
AA Defense
127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.29 mount14 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second211.4 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
20 mm Oerlikon on a Mk.4 mount20 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second72 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm Bofors on a Mk.2 mount10 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second159 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed30 knot
Turning Circle Radius1 050 m.
Rudder Shift Time18.4 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range16.92 km.
Air Detectability Range14.02 km.
Battle Levels
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Kearsarge — American Tier IX battleship.

The unique project of a powerful battleship aircraft carrier that was developed in the United States in the second half of the 1930s (Project 1058.1).

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)
406 mm/45 Mk.6 in a turret1.7452555,7003613,100 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)
Kearsarge84,3001940641410/20/14116 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Mk9 mod. 1019.6 00
Attack Aircraft Cruise Speed
(knot)
Average Damage per Second
(HP/min)
LoadoutHit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
F8F Bearcat176001,840 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 300,000 hp30 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 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Artillery Plotting Room 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 Ship Consumables Modification 1
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Artillery Plotting Room Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Has access to attack aircraft

Cons:

  • Attack aircraft are more of a secondary focus, due to their slow aiming time.

Optimal Configuration



Signals

If you want to go for a secondary build take Mike Yankee Soxisix, Victor Lima, India X-ray and Juliet Charlie.

If you want to go for a plane build (NOT RECOMMENDED) choose Victor Lima, India X-ray and Juliet Charlie.

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