D.T. No.2 (50 kg)
The 50 kg D.T. No.2 is a French bomb made in forged steel. The tail consists of four vanes fastened to the tail cone, strengthened between the vanes by sheet metal struts. It's mainly yellow, with markings painted on the body, about the type of filling, year of filling, source and "F de culot" (for "Fusée de culot", meaning "Tail fuse")
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Explosive mass||19 kg|
|TNT equivalent||17.86 kg|
|HE max penetration||64 mm|
|Armour destruction radius||2 m|
|Fragment dispersion radius||60 m|
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Comparison with analogues
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Usage in battles
The D.T. N°2 is a small bomb with relatively small explosive mass, so it's not advised to drop just one at a time. However, its small size means a lot will be able to be carried into battle, allowing to perform carpet bombing, launching multiple bombs over an area to maximise the damage.
Pros and cons
- Can be carried in large quantities
- Effective in CAS as it often meets reserve vehicles
- Almost useless if used individually
- Less effective against heavy pillboxes and armoured vehicles
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