Geniere

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Geniere
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Geniere
AB RB SB
4.3 4.3 4.3
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Description

The Geniere, Soldati type 1 serie is a premium gift rank III Italian destroyer with a battle rating of 4.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update "Starfighters". It was removed from the store after the 8th Anniversary Sale.

General info

Survivability and armour

Armourfront / side / back
Main fire tower12 / 12 / 0 mm
Hull16 mm (steel)
Superstructure4 mm (steel)
Number of section7
Displacement2 580 t
Crew215 people

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Mobility

Speedforward / back
AB79 / 35 km/h
RB65 / 29 km/h

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Mobility Characteristics
Game Mode Upgrade Status Maximum Speed (km/h) Turn Time (s) Turn Radius (m)
Forward Reverse
AB Stock ___ ___
Upgraded 79 35
RB/SB Stock ___ ___
Upgraded 65 29

Modifications and economy

Repair cost
AB1 200 Sl icon.png
RB1 500 Sl icon.png
Crew training10 000 Sl icon.png
Experts400 000 Sl icon.png
Aces940 Ge icon.png
Research Aces960 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
Talisman.png 2 × 180 / 120 / 50 % Sl icon.png
Talisman.png 2 × 166 / 166 / 166 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Seakeeping Unsinkability Firepower
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Dry-Docking
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Rudder Replacement
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Propeller Replacement
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Engine Maintenance
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Tool Set
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Fire Protection System
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Smokescreen
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Shrapnel Protection
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Ventilation
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New Pumps
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Ammo Wetting
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20mm_it_breda_he_ammo_pack
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120mm_it_50cal_ansaldo_ap_ammo_pack
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20mm_it_breda_ap_ammo_pack
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Auxiliary Armament Targeting
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120mm_it_50cal_ansaldo_he_df_ammo_pack
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Improved Rangefinder
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Primary Armament Targeting
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Torpedo Mode
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Bomb mortar

Armament

Primary armament

2 х Turret2 x 120 mm/50 O.T.O. Mod.1936 cannon
Ammunition400 rounds
Vertical guidance-10° / 35°
Turret120 mm/50 O.T.O. Mod.1936 cannon
Ammunition200 rounds
Vertical guidance-10° / 35°

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Secondary armament

6 х Turret2 x 20 mm/65 Breda anti-aircraft gun
Ammunition4800 rounds
Belt capacity12 rounds
Fire rate240 shots/min

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Additional armament

Setup 16 x 533 mm steam turbined torpedo S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo I
Setup 22 x B TG 100 depth charge
Setup 36 x 533 mm steam turbined torpedo S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo I
2 x B TG 100 depth charge

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Capable of withstanding significant damage
  • Quite manoeuvrable, allowing it to cooperate well with light craft

Cons:

  • Inadequate AA protection in comparison to US, German and British destroyers

History

One of twelve fleet destroyers laid down at Livorno by OTO in 1936, the Soldati class were a further development of the Maestrale and Oriani classes of 1934/36. Completed in 1938-39, the Soldati boats had improved machinery over the Oriani class, with 2 shaft Beluzzo geared turbines. In 1941, Geniere had 12 cm/50 guns added in place of the original 12 cm/15. Original AA armament of 13.2 mm MG was replaced by 2 cm cannons in 6 dual-mounted stations. Initially 2 depth charge throwers were installed but this was later increased to 4. 2 of the class were fitted with Gufo radar, while one was equipped with German radar.

Geniere was sunk in drydock by a bomb in Palermo harbour in 1943.

Media

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See also

Links to articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:

  • reference to the series of the ship;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

Bibliography

  • Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946; 1980 Conway Maritime Press Ltd, London


Italy destroyers
Turbine-class  Aquilone · Turbine
Dardo-class  Dardo
Soldati-class  Corazziere · Geniere
Comandanti Medaglie d'Oro-class  Comandanti Medaglie d'Oro

Italy premium ships
Motor torpedo boats  Freccia P-493 · MAS 569
Motor gun boats  Sparviero
Destroyers  Aquilone · Geniere
Heavy cruisers  Pola