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F4U-2 Night Corsair

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Vought F4U-2 Corsair
No.473 F4U-2 Night Corsair
Night Fighter Aircraft Icon.png Carrier-based Fighter Aircraft
Effects: Firepower+1 AA+9 ASW+5 Accuracy+1 Evasion+2 LoS+2
Combat Radius: 6 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 9)
Scrap value: Fuel 2 Ammo 4 Bauxite 7 (Unbuildable)

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Refittable Class
Coastal Defense Ship Destroyer
Light Cruiser Torpedo Cruiser
Heavy Cruiser Training Cruiser
Aviation Cruiser Fast Battleship
Battleship Aviation Battleship
Light Carrier Standard Aircraft Carrier
Armored Carrier Seaplane Tender
Submarine Aircraft Carrying Submarine
Submarine Tender Fleet Oiler
Repair Ship Amphibious Assault Ship

Introduction

高性能艦上戦闘機として開発が進められたF4U、航空母艦での
運用が難しいと思われた初期型は陸上から運用されました。
その後改良され、機動部隊に配備されていきます。
レーダーポッド装備の本機は、ナイトコルセアと呼ばれた夜間
戦闘機型です。大戦後期にも少数が実戦配備され、夜間迎撃、
夜間作戦などに投入されました。

The F4U was developed as a high-performance carrier-based fighter, but the early models which experienced difficulties with carrier operations, was operated from land instead.
After some upgrades, they were deployed to carrier task forces.
This unit is a "Night Corsair" equipped with a radar pod for night operations.
A small number were deployed late in World War II for night interceptions and operations.

Mechanics

Fighters are one of the main types of plane used by CV(B/L). Their main role is to bring Air Power during the 1st Aerial Stage, with their "Fighter Power" Anti-Air stat being the most important factor in this regard. Fighters are additionally needed for Aircraft Carrier Cut-Ins (CVCI) during the day Shelling.

Night Aircraft are planes that contribute to Carrier Night Air Attack damage.

Notes

Not to be confused with other aircraft of this family (see here).

How To Obtain

Event reward for:

Updates History

  • 2022-08-27: Implemented

Fit Bonuses

F4U-2 Night Corsair/Bonuses

See Also