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Zero Fighter Type 53 (Iwamoto Squadron)

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Type 53 Zero Fighter (Iwamoto Squadron)

No.157 零式艦戦53型(岩本隊)

Fighter Carrier-Based Fighter Aircraft

Effects: Evasion+4 Anti-Air+12 Accuracy+2 View Range+3

Combat Radius: 6

Scrap Value: Fuel1 Ammunition2 Bauxite5





Refittable Class
Coastal Defense ShipDestroyer
Light CruiserTorpedo Cruiser
Heavy CruiserAviation Cruiser
BattleshipAviation Battleship
Fast BattleshipLight Carrier
Standard CarrierArmored Carrier
Seaplane TenderSubmarine Tender
SubmarineSubmarine Carrier
Repair ShipTraining Cruiser
Fleet OilerAmphibious 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.


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

Quest reward from quest F30.

Akashi's Improvement Arsenal

Type Name Resource Day 2nd Ship Note
Fuel Ammunition Steel Bauxite Development material.png Improvement Materials.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 Zero Fighter Type 53 (Iwamoto Squadron) 0 120 120 0 280 4/6 3/5 2* X X X X X Z Z Zuikaku Uses 2 Zero Fighter Type 52s for improvement up to ★+6
Uses 3 Zero Fighter Type 52s for improvement past ★+6
6 5/9 4/6 3*
10 - - -

Historical Information

See Also

A6M6c Model 53c

Iwamoto Tetsuzo