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Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron)

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No.157 零式艦戦53型(岩本隊)
GreenPlane.png Carrier-based Fighter Aircraft
Effects: AA+12 Accuracy+2 Evasion+4 LoS+3
Combat Radius: 6 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 6)
Scrap value: Fuel 1 Ammo 2 Bauxite 5 (Unbuildable)

Equipment Card Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron).png

Equipment Character Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron).png

Equipment Item Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron).png

Equipment Full Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron).png

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



The last command of Lt. Iwamoto, the 'Rei-sen Kotetsu', a carrier-based squadron equipped with Type 53 Zero Fighters.
Improvements to the engines and airframe of the Type 52 resulted in the new model Type 53; it soars into battle piloted by skilled pilots.


Quest reward from quest F30. Any improvements the Zero Fighter Type 52 Model A (Iwamoto Squadron) may have will carry over to the Type 53 (Iwamoto).

How To Obtain

From quest: F30

Updates History

  • 2015-10-30: Implemented
  • 2016-07-15: Became improvable

Akashi's Improvement Arsenal

Type Name Resource Day 2nd Ship Note
Fuel Ammunition Steel Bauxite Item Icon Development Material.png Item Icon Improvement Material.png # of equipment needed for that upgrade. An asterisk following the number indicates a different equipment is required. Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Fighter Type 0 Fighter Model 53 (Iwamoto Squadron) 0 120 120 0 280 4/6 3/5 2xGreenPlane.png X X X X X Z Z Zuikaku
6 5/9 4/6 3xGreenPlane.png
10 - - -


The 'Rei-sen Kotetsu' (零戦虎徹) was a nickname given to Iwamoto.

See Also

Mitsubishi A6M6c Model 53c

Iwamoto Tetsuzo