Japanese Weapons Master Thread

Is that the Ki-148? That is in game? Or the ki-147?

Unlike ki147 and 148, Igo-1-c does not have propulsion, so I don’t think it has a ki number.

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Wasn’t it acoustically guided?

The weapon was to be guided to enemy ships by its own sensors detecting shock waves from ship’s gun shots.-wikipediia

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Anyone know what these missiles are being fired from the Kikka? I seen this video many times, but always wondered if Japan had early AAM that were IR or related to it.

Ruhrstahl X-4
Japan had the Funryu project but as far as I’m aware only the AShM and SAM variants were tested, not Air-to-Air
(Funryu 2 and 4(?) in top right corner)

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Could somebody help me identify the aircraft? Its got some unique liveries especially with that tail symbol. I saw it on a thread on the internet about Japanese planes in Thailand during WW2.

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Not so sure where in Thailand though and even if its in Thailand at all but the poster seemed geniune.

Source: eBay: Japanese airplanes and other hardware. | Page 47 | Aircraft of World War II - WW2Aircraft.net Forums

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Ki-32
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With water cooled - Ki-32
The little plane on next photo - Ki-27
The plane what similar to Ki-32 but with radial engine - Ki-30
But I am bad at markings

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Just found out about this interesting ship today.

This is the JDS Wakaba which was the ex IJN Nashi (itself a Tachibana sub-class of the Mutsu class Destroyer Escorts) that was built in 1945 - was sunk by the end of the war, then refloated and given new life for JMSDF service (mostly as a test bed for weapons and radar).

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There is an amazing proposal for this on the old forums that I wish could just be imported here: JMSDF JDS Wakaba (DE-261), modification 1963 : "The Missing Link" - Passed for Consideration - War Thunder - Official Forum

What caught my eye on this proposal though is the Experimental Type 54 Torpedo Model 3 (G-4) / 試製54式魚雷3型 (G-4) which is an experimental acoustically-guided torpedo via twin launch tubes that were soon installed on JMSDF Ayanami & Akizuki class destroyers as well as its submarines.

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This was also equipped with massive early radars & sonars.

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Though her armament is limited, she has some very unique armaments and a very unique history which is very surprising. Skynea History has a video about the ship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a6AuNgJvbQ

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AAM-4 warhead weight is 31.3 kg.

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and AAM-5 warhead weight is 9.4kg.

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So, AAM-3 is still breathing copium from AIM-9M.

Wdym?

its about Ki variants

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:popcorn:

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Iskander and radar stations, hope for separate launch vehicles?

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They said in the post specifically that the AAM-4 would be coming to the game- for balance sake I pray it isn’t going to be it’s full capacity because otherwise it’ll outclass most everything aside from the MICA and PL-12