Pr. 30 Ognevoy

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Project 30 Ognevoy
General characteristics
276 peopleCrew
2 763 tDisplacement
7Number of section
8 / 8 / 8 mmMain fire tower armor
11 mm (steel)Hull armor
4 mm (steel)Superstructure armor
Primary armament
2 x 130 mm B-13 mounting2 x Turret
300 roundsAmmunition
-5° / 45°Vertical guidance
Secondary armament
2 x 76 mm 39-K mountingTurret
600 roundsAmmunition
Anti-aircraft armament
37 mm 70-K automatic cannon6 x Turret
2 000 roundsAmmunition
5 roundsBelt capacity
150 shots/minFire rate
12.7 mm DShK machine gun4 x Turret
2 000 roundsAmmunition
50 roundsBelt capacity
600 shots/minFire rate
Additional armament
6 x 533 mm 53-39 torpedoSetup 1
2 x BB-1 large depth chargeSetup 2
6 x 533 mm 53-39 torpedo
2 x BB-1 large depth charge
Setup 3
36 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
140 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png/1 700 / 2 210/1 730 / 2 249Repair
39 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
140 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
590 Ge icon.pngAces
148 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
100 % Sl icon.png130 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png


GarageImage Pr. 30 Ognevoy.jpg

The Project 30 Ognevoy is a rank III Russian destroyer with a battle rating of 4.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.87 "Locked On". This is the ship which is a stepping stone to Soviet destroyers.

General info

Survivability and armour

The hull of the ship is made of 11 mm of steel plates, while the turrets are protected by thinner 8 mm steel. The superstructure is protected by 11 mm steel. Due to the Pr. 30 Ognevoy being a destroyer, this ship is lacking in armour in favour for more speed.


Although the Pr. 30 may be a bit slower than Frunze (38 kts vs 48 kts), you will notice better rudder performance.


Primary armament

Main article: B-13 (130 mm)

The Pr. 30 Ognevoy is a ship where the player is introduced to the famous Soviet 130 mm naval guns. This armament can be considered both an upgrade/downgrade from Frunze. Due to having only 2 turrets, losing just one of them will mean that 50% of your available guns are available to engage opponents.

Three types of shells are available: Basic HE, PB-46A semi-armor piercing, and ZS-46RS high-explosive variable time fuze shell. Every shell will be viable in matches.

Secondary armament

Main article: 39-K (76 mm)

There is only one secondary gun, located behind the second rangefinder. Performance is mediocre against both surface and air targets, as the gun gets similar shells as the main armament.

Anti-aircraft armament

The anti-aircraft armament are the largest improvement over the Frunze. These guns allow one to both engage air and naval targets (PT- boats).

37 mm gets a full HE-belt.

12.7 mm gets AP-belt most of the time.

Torpedo armament

Main article: 53-39

Torpedoes launchers are standard equipment on many ships and boats. Torpedoes are a significant means of defeating an opponent. Evaluate the position of the torpedo launchers, discuss the ammunition available, firing specifics such as dead zones, features of the torpedoes themselves, etc.

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Usage in battles

This is a good all-around destroyer. Good guns, good anti-aircraft weapons, and decent torpedoes. Although it may be a bit slow, this weakness is well compensated by the numerous strengths. If a player is in the division, it is a good escort ship.

Pros and cons

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Interestingly enough, there is not that much known about this ship. This class of ships was intended to be an improvement over the Project 7 and Project 7U destroyers. Ognevoy guns came straight out of the Tashkent Destroyer when the ship was salvaged. Only two ships were constructed before and during WW2, while the rest was were completed following the war. The Pr. 30 Ognevoy made the way for the Skoryy-class of destroyers. The combat record of Ognevoy itself is unknown, but some sources indicate that it served to its full potential.


Pr.30 Ognevoy - In the sweetspot

See also

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

External links

USSR destroyers
Frunze · Pr. 159 · Pr. 30 Ognevoy · Moskva (leader) · Pr. 7U · Pr. 7U Stroyny · Tashkent (leader) · Leningrad (leader) · Pr. 35