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 * Tough armor * Tough armor
 * Fast loading guns: Kaiser is able to fire salvoes more rapidly than any other battleship at her tier * Fast loading guns: Kaiser is able to fire salvoes more rapidly than any other battleship at her tier
?* Decent AA suite: at a Tier where aircraft carriers are present, her AA will be stern warning for any torpedo bombers who take her lightly+* Decent AA suite: her AA will be a stern warning for any torpedo bombers who take her lightly
 * Powerful secondary armament: Destroyers that linger around her will be lucky to leave unscathed * Powerful secondary armament: Destroyers that linger around her will be lucky to leave unscathed
?* Very maneuverable: She has a small turning circle, making those ever dangerous torpedoes somewhat easier to evade+* Very maneuverable: her small turning circle makes those ever dangerous torpedoes somewhat easier to evade
  
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?* Low mobility: she has a top speed that is slightly faster than her American counterpart [[Ship:Wyoming|Wyoming]], but is by no means blazing fast+* She is slightly faster than her American counterpart [[Ship:Wyoming|Wyoming]], but is by no means blazing fast
?* Odd main battery arrangement: the ''en-echleon'' configuration of her middle turrets means she can fire a full broadside from very limited angles+* The ''en-echleon'' configuration of her middle turrets means she can fire a full broadside from very limited angles
 * Poor torpedo protection: any torpedo hit she takes will be painfully felt * Poor torpedo protection: any torpedo hit she takes will be painfully felt
 * Terrible dispersion: she will miss a lot of her shells at farther ranges * Terrible dispersion: she will miss a lot of her shells at farther ranges
 +* Her maneuverability is hampered by her slow rudder shift time
 +* Slow turret rotation
  
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Revision as of 04:56, 5 September 2016

Kaiser
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Battleship | Germany | Tier IV
Tech Tree Position
Nassau
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General
Research price6700 exp
Purchase price774,000 Credits
Hit Points39,900 
Main Battery
305 mm L/50 Drh LC/19095 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire2.31 shots/min.
Reload Time26 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time60 sec.
Firing Range14.54 km.
Maximum Dispersion208 m.
HE Shell305 mm Spr.Gr. L/3.8 Bdz. 
Maximum HE Shell Damage3,400 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell22 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity850 m./s.
HE Shell Weight406 kg.
AP Shell305 mm P.Spr.Gr. L/3.4 
Maximum AP Shell Damage8,300 
Initial AP Shell Velocity855 m./s.
AP Shell Weight405 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
150 mm L/45 MPL C/0614 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time8.57 sec.
HE Shell150 mm HE K Gr 18 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,800 
Initial HE Shell Velocity835 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel10 %
Secondary Armament #2
88 mm L/76 Dop. L. C/322 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fire15 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell88 mm Spr.Gr. 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,000 
Initial HE Shell Velocity950 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
37 mm Flakzwilling 303 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second7.8 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
88 mm L/76 Dop. L. C/322 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second16.2 
. . . Firing Range3.99 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed22.31 knot
Turning Circle Radius600 m.
Rudder Shift Time18.3 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range14.22 km.
Air Detectability Range8.4 km.
Battle Levels
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Kaiser — German Tier IV battleship.

In terms of armor thickness, the ship was superior to all battleships of her time. Driven by turbine propulsion, this battleship was capable of a decent speed for her type. The main battery's armor-piercing capabilities were highly competitive with the artillery of super dreadnoughts of that era.

Modules

Main Battery 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)
305 mm L/50 Drh LC/19092.3602083,400228,300 094,000
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)
Kaiser (A)39,90013350514/23/20 0128,000
Kaiser (B)46,40013350545/17/40 2,000280,000
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
FKS Typ 4 Mod. 1014.5 040,000
FKS Typ 4 Mod. 21016 1,300180,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 55,180 hp22.3 030,000
Propulsion: 57,000 hp23 90090,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Tough armor
  • Fast loading guns: Kaiser is able to fire salvoes more rapidly than any other battleship at her tier
  • Decent AA suite: her AA will be a stern warning for any torpedo bombers who take her lightly
  • Powerful secondary armament: Destroyers that linger around her will be lucky to leave unscathed
  • Very maneuverable: her small turning circle makes those ever dangerous torpedoes somewhat easier to evade

Cons:

  • She is slightly faster than her American counterpart Wyoming, but is by no means blazing fast
  • The en-echleon configuration of her middle turrets means she can fire a full broadside from very limited angles
  • Poor torpedo protection: any torpedo hit she takes will be painfully felt
  • Terrible dispersion: she will miss a lot of her shells at farther ranges
  • Her maneuverability is hampered by her slow rudder shift time
  • Slow turret rotation

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery


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