The S-1of is an anti-infantry and soft-targets ground-strike tube-launched high-explosive rocket.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
The S-1of is a HE rocket type in war thunder with a peak velocity of 440m/s. The S-1of alongside the S-21 and the larger S-24 rockets are often called "Tiny Ivans" due to their similar usage in ground battles. However because the S-1of is only found on the MiG-15bis ISH in a mount pointed downwards, it requires particular special circumstances to be utilised effectively.
The S-1of is a HE rocket type with 9.3 kg of TNT and approximately 35 metre fragment dispersion radius.
Comparison with analogues
Very similar to the S-21 in performance, but usage technique is drastically different due to its firing angle of approximately 25 degrees.
Usage in battles
While intended for ground strikes, the best place to use this rocked is for destroying air targets due to the awkward firing angle. Currently only the MiG-15 Bis ISH has these rockets so the following Pros and Cons are in reference to this aircraft using them.
Pros and cons
- Comes with timed fuse
- Can be used while dodging aircraft in a head-on situation simultaneously
- Destroys lightly armoured vehicles upon direct hits
- Excellent tool for acting as an air defence interceptor against the bomber spam in simulator battles
- Remaining tube launchers after all rockets have been dispensed has zero drag
- Because it points downwards, it can be awkward to aim.
- Essentially uselessly unreliable against tanks due to the extremely narrow firing timing if you want to score a direct hit
- Fragmentation radius is very small.
- Slows down the MiG-15 Bis ISH by roughly 200 km/h and climb rate by 16m/s
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