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Taranto
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Cruiser | Italy | Tier III
Tech Tree Position
Nino Bixio
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Alberto di Giussano
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General
Research price2000 exp
Purchase price270,000 Credits
Hit Points17,600 
Main Battery
150 mm/45 SK L/457 х 1 pcs.
Rate of Fire5.36 shots/min.
Reload Time11.2 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time25.71 sec.
Firing Range10.34 km.
Maximum Dispersion104 m.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
AP Shell150 mm P.Spr.Gr. L/3.7 
Maximum AP Shell Damage3,700 
Initial AP Shell Velocity835 m./s.
AP Shell Weight45.3 kg.
Maximum SAP Shell Damage3,550 
Initial SAP Shell Velocity835 m./s.
Torpedo Tubes
500 mm tubo lanciasiluri1 х 1 / 1 х 1 pcs.
Rate of Fire2.86 shots/min.
Reload Time21 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo500 mm G7 
Maximum Damage10,433 
Torpedo Speed58 knot
Torpedo Range4.02 km.
AA Defense
88 mm/45 SK L452 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second3.4 
. . . Firing Range3.99 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed28.2 knot
Turning Circle Radius450 m.
Rudder Shift Timesec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range9.36 km.
Air Detectability Range5.11 km.
Battle Levels
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270,000

Taranto — Italian Tier III cruiser.

A light cruiser built for the German Navy and transferred to the Royal Navy of Italy after World War I. In addition to the 150 mm main guns, the ship was armed with two single-tube torpedo launchers.

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)
150 mm/45 SK L/455.425.711043,700 028,000
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)
Taranto (A)17,60061007220 040,000
Taranto (B)19,60061007220 90090,000
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)
500 mm G7/533 mm Si 270 G2.9477.29,066518 022,000
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
SDT 3 mod.1010.3 021,000
SDT 3 mod.21011.4 45040,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 33,742 hp28.2 018,000

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

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Torpedoes reload very fast at 21 sec per tube.
  • Fine torpedo damage.

Cons:

  • High shell arcs,
  • Only one (stock) or two (Hull B) torpedo tubes per side.

Research

  1. Hull: Upgrade to Hull (B) first. Research of this module unlocks progression to Tier IV Giussano.
  2. Gun Fire Control System: Upgrade to SDT 3 mod.2 for an extra 10% range on the main battery.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades are:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Taranto can equip the following consumable:

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits;

Choose one and append after semicolon above: Types 1 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce detectibility range. Types 2 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the accuracy of incoming shells.

Signals

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

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

References

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