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Research price11000 exp
Purchase price1,000,000 Credits
Hit Points33,300 
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/51 Mk.7 on a Mk.13 mount4 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range3.5 km.
Rate of Fire8.57 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE/HC Mk39 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,800 
Initial HE Shell Velocity960 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Maximum Speed15 knot
Turning Circle Radius730 m.
Rudder Shift Time12.9 sec.
Surface Detectability Range10.08 km.
Air Detectability Range5.93 km.
Battle Levels

Langley — American Tier IV aircraft сarrier.

The first U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, Langley was converted from a collier. She had low speed and was used as an experimental ship for testing various technical innovations as well as for training navy pilots. The carrier was equipped with secondary armament to repel attacks from enemy destroyers.


Hull Hit Points
Main Turrets
Secondary Gun Turrets
AA Mounts
Torpedo Tubes
Hangar Capacity
Research price
Purchase price
Langley (A)33,300620424 0100,000
Langley (B)33,70062044/1630 3,000250,000
Attack Aircraft Cruise Speed
Average Damage per Second
LoadoutHit Points
Research price
Purchase price
F3F Gulfhawk121001,210 050,000
Torpedo Bombers Maximum Torpedo Damage
Cruise Speed
Hit Points
Research price
Purchase price
T4M3,500881,550 050,000
Bombers Maximum Bomb Damage
Cruise Speed
Hit Points
Research price
Purchase price
SBU Corsair7,300991,630 050,000
Engine Maximum Speed
Research price
Purchase price
Propulsion: 8,000 hp15 040,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Air Groups Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Aircraft Engines Modification 1

Player Opinion


Langley has the unfortunate distinction of being the slowest aircraft carrier in the game. If discovered, it can't get away from anything - not even battleships. Keep an eye on your map and start moving long before enemies get near detection range. The carrier itself starts with no AA armament whatsoever. It does have four 127 mm cannons which will sink a heavily damaged destroyer on occasion, but their range is pitiful. It is highly recommended to stay back and hide, or try and stay with the team. Her Aviation consists of the standard Rocket, Bomber and Torpedo Bomber complement.

Due to the extremely poor accuracy of the bombers, Rocket attack planes should be used as long as you have any left, as they are significantly better at actually hitting their target and deal quite decent damage. To use torpedo bombers perfectly, You must get the torpedo planes to within 4 seconds from the Targrt to ensure the hit


  • Has aircraft in large squadrons where most ships of that tier have little or no anti-aircraft capabilities.
  • Not easily detected, around 10km detection from the surface if exposed.
  • Weird hitbox of the ship may confuse attackers and make them miss their shells through the large gap between the hanger and the flight deck.
  • Once upgraded, it gains some AA that can fend for itself against equivalent tier planes.
  • The rocket planes are quite powerful
  • Bombs have enough penetration to hit citadels


  • Incredibly slow, top speed being around 15 knots ,and, slow turning; requiring more space to turn than most battleships and carriers.
  • Like all low-tier carriers, it's hopeless once found.
  • Nearly no armor, getting citadeled by most HE shells easily.
  • The Bombers have extremely poor accuracy.
  • The Torpedo Bombers' torpedos are very slow at a speed of 35 knots
  • All planes, with the exception of the rocket planes, maneuver slowly, often making it hard to land well-positioned hits.
  • Even when upgraded to Hull B, The anti aircraft does not consist of any long-range guns, therefore making it unable to produce AA shell explosions


  • Research the B hull.
  • Proceed to the Ranger.

Optimal Configuration


The recommended upgrades for Langley are as follows:

Commander Skills


Langley can equip the following consumables:

CV consumables are automatically activated when needed The consumables available for each plane type for Langley is as follows:

Attack Aircraft

Torpedo Bombers

Dive Bombers


Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; Types 1 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the chance of being detected.


In the past, all carriers could only mount at most four signals at a time. This is not longer the case, Langley can mount 8 total Signals.

As a carrier, Langley has no risk of detonating. As such, the signal (-100% to the risk of your ship's magazine detonating.) should be disregarded for this ship.

Players should mount Equal Speed Charlie London (+50% XP earned for the battle.) for 50% XP gain, Zulu Hotel (+50% Commander XP earned for the battle.) for 50% Commander XP gain, November Echo Setteseven (+5% continuous damage by all AA guns, +5% damage per second within the explosion radius of shells fired from medium- and long-range AA defenses.) increased AA damage, Mike Yankee Soxisix (+5% to secondary battery maximum firing range. / -5% to maximum dispersion of secondary battery shells. / -5% to secondary battery loading time.) secondary battery range & firing buff, Juliet Whiskey Unaone (+15% chance of causing flooding. / +5% to the risk of your ship's magazine detonating.) flooding chance increase (Very useful), India-X-Ray (+1% chance of causing a fire for bombs and shells with a caliber above 160mm. / +0.5% chance of causing a fire for bombs and shells with a caliber below 160mm. / +5% to the risk of your ship's magazine detonating.) fire chance increase, Victor Lima (+1% chance of causing a fire for bombs and shells with a caliber above 160mm / +0.5% chance of causing a fire for bombs and shells with a caliber below 160mm. / +4% chance of causing flooding.) large fire & flooding chance increase, and India Yankee (-20% to fire duration.) for faster fire dissipation.

These signals are to buff the ship performance while gaining a fair bonus of XP.

Players can also choose to equip the Dragon Signal (+333% Commander XP earned for the battle.) instead of Zulu Hotel (+50% Commander XP earned for the battle.) signal the for faster commander (re)training.

Having a high leveled Captain while playing Carrier can give you an edge over other Captains.


Historical Info

Historical Gallery


  1. USS Langley (CV-1) - Wikipedia
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