OD-200

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Italian Fleet
P 420 Sparviero Pack
OD-200
ussr_od_200.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
1.7/1.7/1.7BR
21 peopleCrew
48 tDisplacement
4Number of section
40 mm (ship_wood)Hull armor
15 mm (ship_wood)Superstructure armor
Primary armament
37 mm/67 70-K automatic cannonTurret
1 000 roundsAmmunition
5 roundsBelt capacity
180 shots/minFire rate
-10° / 85°Vertical guidance
Secondary armament
12.7 mm DShK machine gun2 x Turret
2 000 roundsAmmunition
50 roundsBelt capacity
600 shots/minFire rate
Additional armament
12 x BB-1 depth chargeSetup 1
Economy
7 900 Rp icon.pngResearch
10 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png/690 / 870/570 / 718Repair
3 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
10 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
130 Ge icon.pngAces
112 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
100 % Sl icon.png40 % Sl icon.png40 % Sl icon.png

Description

GarageImage OD-200.jpg


The OD-200 is a rank I Soviet motor gun boat with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced during Update 1.79 "Project X" when the Soviet fleet was implemented into the game.

General info

Survivability and armour

OD-200 has the following structural layout:

  • Hull: 40 mm, wood
  • Superstructure: 15 mm, wood

The OD-200 lacks any armour protection other than two 10 mm plates protecting the AA gunners. All critical components are situated in the rear half of the ship. Both fuel tanks and one of the ammo storages are clustered at the very back, with the other ammo storage and both engines located below the secondary armaments. This leaves the front hull empty and as such, hits to it will be rather inconsequential. The crew of 21, grouped mostly in and under the bridge, is in line with the average crew size of similar MGBs; however, it's much more vulnerable in comparison due to the complete absence of armour.

Mobility

Mobility Characteristics
Game Mode Upgrade Status Maximum Speed (km/h) Turn Time (s) Turn Radius (m)
Forward Reverse
AB Stock 51 16
Upgraded 70 21
RB/SB Stock 44 14
Upgraded 52 16

Although not terribly slow, the OD-200's speed is nothing to brag about, reaching a maximum of only 52 km/h after upgrades are purchased. The OD-200 has a displacement of 47.5 tons.

Armament

Primary armament

Main article: 37 mm/67 70-K (37 mm)

The 37 mm main armament on the OD-200 is very powerful in the fact that it is rapid fire and can obliterate small boats with its armour piercing belt rounds. The ammo capacity is quite good at 1000 rounds. You won't be reloading or running out of ammo quickly. The clip reload is unbelievably fast for how much ammo it has, which makes from changing from HE to AP a breeze. It is hard to overheat the weapon, but just keep in mind not to hold down for too long. This weapon can also double as an AA gun with its rate of fire, but it is recommended to only use it manually as the AI gunners will fire the gun until it overheats if given the opportunity. The stock rotation is not as fast as one would expect, but after upgrades, it is snappy and can easily catch speedy patrol boats off guard.

Secondary armament

Main article: DShK (12.7 mm)

The anti-air armaments of the OD-200 consist of two 12.7 mm DShK machine guns. These guns should be used primarily against the aircraft, which are relatively easy to take down at BR 1.7, but they can also be used against the lightly-armoured boats that are still present at this battle rating (such as the LS 3). The guns are positioned in the middle section of the ship, meaning that at least one gun can be placed onto an enemy aircraft at all times.

Special armament

Main article: BB-1 depth charge

Once the Depth Charges modification is purchased, the ship can be equipped with twelve 165 kg BB-1 depth charges, which is plenty considering it only takes a few to completely destroy a destroyer. They can get you out of a tough situation if you find yourself in close proximity to an enemy ship.

Usage in battles

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Modules

Tier Seakeeping Unsinkability Firepower
I Dry-Docking Tool Set 37 mm HE clips 12.7 mm HE belts
II Rudder Replacement Fire Protection System Smokescreen 37 mm AP clips 12.7 mm APIT belts Auxiliary Armament Targeting
III Propeller Replacement Improved Rangefinder Depth Charges Primary Armament Targeting
IV Engine Maintenance New Pumps Artillery Support

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Strong primary cannon with a high rate of fire and very slow to overheat
  • Primary cannon can take down aircraft with a single hit
  • Two secondary machine gun turrets, each protected with 10 mm armour

Cons:

  • Not very fast
  • Primary cannon cannot fire forwards except at high elevations
  • Wooden hull can catch on fire easily

History

The OD-200 was built from 1943-47 in Sosnovka, with a total of 140 ships produced. It succeeded the MO class of ships, despite appearing before the MO-4 in War Thunder's Soviet tech tree. Like it's predecessors, the OD-200 was built primarily for anti-submarine warfare. Twelve OD-200s were exported to other countries, 10 to Bulgaria and 2 to North Korea.

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See also

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USSR boats
Motor Torpedo Boat  D-3 · G-5 · G-5 TKA 106 · Pr. 123bis · Pr. 123K (A-11) · Pr. 123K "Komsomolets" · Pr.183
Motor Gun Boat  G-5 (ShVAK) · MO-4 · OD-200 · Ya-5M
Motor Torpedo Gun Boat  Pr. 206 · Pr. 206M
Gunboat  Groza
Armoured Gun Boat  BMO · MBK-161 (1943) · MBK-161 (1944) · MBK pr.186 · MBK pr.186 (MK 85) · Pr.1124 (1940) · Pr.1124 (1945) · Pr.1124 MLRS
  Pr.191 · Pr.191M · Pr. 1204 · Pr. 1204 late