IJN Suzuya

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Italian Fleet
P 420 Sparviero Pack
Mogami-class, Suzuya type (1937)
jp_cruiser_mogami_suzuya.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
5.7/5.7/5.7BR
918 peopleCrew
15 091 tDisplacement
8Number of section
25 / 25 / 25 mmMain fire tower armor
105 / 100 / 35 mmCitadel armor
25.39999961853 mm (steel)Hull armor
12.699999809265 mm (steel)Superstructure armor
Primary armament
3 x 155 mm/60 Type 3 cannon5 x Turret
450 roundsAmmunition
-7° / 55°Vertical guidance
Secondary armament
2 x 5 inch/40 Type 89 cannon4 x Turret
400 roundsAmmunition
Anti-aircraft armament
2 x 25 mm/60 Type 96 automatic cannon4 x Turret
3 000 roundsAmmunition
15 roundsBelt capacity
261 shots/minFire rate
2 x 13.2 mm Type 93 machine gun2 x Turret
3 600 roundsAmmunition
30 roundsBelt capacity
476 shots/minFire rate
Additional armament
24 x 610 mm Type 93 Model 1, Mod 2 torpedoSetup 1
Economy
220 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
610 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png/4 300 / 5 577/4 300 / 5 577Repair
180 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
610 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 500 Ge icon.pngAces
190 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
100 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png
This page is about the Japanese light cruiser IJN Suzuya. For other uses, see Mogami (Family).

Description

GarageImage IJN Suzuya.jpg


The Mogami-class, Suzuya type (1937) is a rank IV Japanese cruiser with a battle rating of 5.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.95 "Northern Wind".

General info

Survivability and armour

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Mobility

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Armament

Primary armament

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Secondary armament

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Anti-aircraft armament

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Torpedo armament

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Usage in battles

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Modules

Tier Seakeeping Unsinkability Firepower
I Dry-Docking Tool Set 155 mm Type 91 APHE Anti-Air Armament Targeting
II Rudder Replacement Fire Protection System Smokescreen 127 mm Type 1 HE Auxiliary Armament Targeting
III Propeller Replacement Shrapnel Protection Ventilation Improved Rangefinder Primary Armament Targeting
IV Engine Maintenance New Pumps Ammo Wetting

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Features the same hull as the Mogami heavy cruiser; able to withstand a fair amount of enemy fire before sinking
  • Lots of guns (5 turrets with 3 guns in each turret)
  • 24 Long Lance torpedoes

Cons:

  • Like most Japanese cruisers, very weak anti aircraft armament
  • Wide hull makes evading enemy torpedoes difficult as it takes some time to maneuver the ship
  • Torpedo arcs are limited, have to show almost full broadside to launch torpedoes. Better rear angles than forward.

History

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See also

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Japan light cruisers
Kuma-class  IJN Kuma
Sendai-class  IJN Sendai
Agano-class  IJN Agano
Mogami-class  IJN Mikuma · IJN Suzuya