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10cm Twin High-angle Mount
10cm Twin High-angle Gun Mount
|Coastal Defense Ship||Destroyer|
|Light Cruiser||Torpedo Cruiser|
|Heavy Cruiser||Aviation Cruiser|
|Fast Battleship||Light Carrier|
|Standard Carrier||Armored Carrier|
|Seaplane Tender||Submarine Tender|
|Repair Ship||Training Cruiser|
|Fleet Oiler||Amphibious Assault Ship|
This is the main gun of the anti-air destroyers.
It is a groundbreaking new model anti-air high-angle gun with a long barrel, semi-automatic loading and a powered turret. It was equipped on the Akizuki-class destroyers.
Its complex design made it difficult to mass-produce, but it was a key part of the fleet's defence against the air superiority of enemy aircraft.
Not to be confused with 10cm Twin High-angle Carriage Mount.
How To Obtain
Used to improve 12.7cm Twin High-angle Gun Mount, 8cm High-angle Gun, Type 91 Anti-Aircraft Fire Director, Type 94 Anti-Aircraft Fire Director, 10cm Twin High-angle Gun Mount + Anti-Aircraft Fire Director, 90mm Single High-angle Gun Mount, 8cm High-angle Gun Kai + Additional Machine Guns, 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model D Kai 2, 10cm Twin High-angle Gun Mount Kai + Additional Machine Guns, 5inch Single Gun Mount Mk.30, 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model A Kai 2, 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model A Kai 3 (Wartime Modification) + Anti-Aircraft Fire Director
- 2013-04-23: Implemented with initial game release
- 2021-03-30: Visible bonuses added
One of Japan's relatively successful anti-air weapons, being equipped on carrier Taihou, light cruiser Oyodo and Akizuki-class destroyers (the illustration shows the turret-mounted variant seen on Akizuki-class; Oyodo and Taihou were equipped with carriage-mounted ones). Both muzzle velocity and operating speed were increased significantly compared to traditional destroyer guns, making it more effective toward enemy aircraft. In reality its anti-surface ability was not as high due to accuracy and ammunition mass but in-game it has the same firepower stat as the twin 12.7cm. Although the gun proved effective, Japanese Navy's anti-air ability still lagged behind as the anti-air fire control device was outdated.
- It is easily accessible in-game as most destroyers carry it as stock equipment upon remodel; Chief Developer Mr. Tanaka once regretted that this weapon "was deployed rather too early, even before the Akizuki-class appeared in-game" in an interview.