SB2U-2 Vindicator

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General info

The SB2U-2 in the garage.

The SB2U-2 is a Rank I American dive bomber with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

Cons:

Specifications

Armaments

Offensive armaments

  • 2 x 7.62 mm Browning machine guns, wing-mounted (1,000 rpg = 2,000 total)

Defensive armaments

  • 1 x 7.62 mm Browning machine gun, rear turret (600 rpg)

Payloads

  • 1 x 500 lb AN-M64A1 bomb + 2 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs
  • 1 x 500 lb AN-M64A1 bomb + 2 x 250 lb AN-M57 bombs
  • 1 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 bomb

Armour

  • 3 mm Steel boxes behind the gunner.

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1535-2 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 690 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 765 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 493 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1535-2 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 682 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 757 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 493 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1535-2 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 682 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 757 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 493 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 338 km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: 23.6 s
  • Rate of Climb: 3.7 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 329 km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: 24.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 4.5 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 329 km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: 24.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 4.5 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 4,084 m
  • Max altitude: 6,800 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 300 m

Performance

SB2U-2/Horsepower graph

Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the ___ from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-usa.png SB2U-2 Vindicator
Nation U.S.A
Manufacture Vought (U.S.)
Design Family V-156-F (France)
SB2U-3 Vindicator (U.S.)
Type Dive Bomber/Naval Bomber
Fighting style Ground Attack
Bombing

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Offensive armament
2 x 7.62 mm Browning Machine gun
Magazine 1,000 rpg
Mount Wing
Ammo Default | Universal | Tracer | Stealth
Defensive armament
1 x 7.62 mm Browning Machine gun
Magazine 600 rpg
Mount Rear turret
Ammo Default | Armored targets | Universal
Payload Option 1
1 x 500 lb AN-M64A1 💣 Bomb
2 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 💣 Bomb
Payload Option 2
1 x 500 lb AN-M64A1 💣 Bomb
2 x 250 lb AN-M57 💣 Bomb
Payload Option 3
1 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 💣 Bomb
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~_,___ kg
Empty Weight + fuel ~____ kg
Takeoff Weight ~_,___ kg
Wing Area ~__ m²
# Flap Positions 3 (Landing, Take-off, Combat)
Number of Engines 1
Airbrakes None installed
Arrestor Gear Yes
Statistics
Power per Engine ___hp
WEP Duration infinite
top speed ~___.00 kph at _,___ m
Climb Rate ~_._ m/s
Optimal climb velocity ~___.__ kph
Turn Time ~__.__ s
Wing loading (Empty) ~___.__ kg/m²
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~_,___ lb
Empty Weight + fuel ~____ lb
Takeoff Weight ~_,___ lb
Wing Area ~___ ft²
# Flap Positions 3 - Take-off/Landing, combat and raised/up
Number of Engines 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1535-2 14-cylinder radial
Airbrakes Yes
Arrestor Gear Yes
Statistics
Power per Engine ___ hp
WEP Duration infinite
Top speed ~___.00 mph at _,___ m
Climb Rate __.__ ft/s
Optimal climb velocity ~___.__ mph
Turn Time __.00 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~__.__ lb/ft²
Limits
Max Speed limit ___ kph
Gear lmit ___ kph
Max static +G's ~__
Max static -G's ~__
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <___ kph
Rudder <___ kph
Elevators <___ kph
Radiator >___ kph
Limits
Max Speed limit ___ mph
Gear lmit ___ mph
Max static +G's ~__
Max static -G's ~__
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <___ mph
Rudder <___ mph
Elevators <___ mph
Radiator >___ mph
Manual Control
Mixer is controllable
Pitch is controllable
no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is not controllable
Oil and water uses combined radiator control
Supercharger is controllable
Turbocharger is controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
____ m
____ ft
100% Enginepower ____ hp
WEP Enginepower ____ hp
Compressor settings 2
Optimal Altitude
____ m
_____ ft
100% Enginepower ____ hp
WEP Enginepower ____ hp
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt. Last checked 1.77.2.116.


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