SC500K (500 kg)
The 500 kg SC500K is a German aerial-dropped bomb used by the majority of their aircraft. The designation translates to Sprengbombe Cylindrisch (ENG: High-explosive bomb cylindrical), weighing 500 kg, model K indicating a three-piece construction for the bomb body.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Vehicles equipped with this weapon|
|Fighters||Fw 190 A-5/U2 · Fw 190 D-9 · Fw 190 D-12 · Fw 190 D-13|
|Bf 110||Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Bf 110 G-2 · Bf 110 G-4 · ▄Bf 110 G-4|
|Do 335||Do 335 A-1 · Do 335 B-2|
|Fw 190||Fw 190 F-8|
|Me 262||Me 262 A-1a/Jabo · Me 262 A-2a|
|Me 410||Me 410 A-1 · Me 410 B-1|
|Do 217||Do 217 E-2 · Do 217 E-4 · Do 217 K-1 · Do 217 M-1|
|Fw 200||Fw 200 C-1|
|He 177||He 177 A-5|
|Ju 87||Ju 87 B-2 · Ju 87 D-3 · Ju 87 D-5 · Ju 87 R-2 · Ju 87 R-2 Libya|
|Ju 88||Ju 88 A-1 · Ju 88 A-4 · ▄Ju 88 A-4|
|Ju 188||Ju 188 A-2|
|Ju 288||Ju 288 C|
|Me 264||Me 264|
|Jet bombers||Ar 234 B-2 · Ar 234 C-3|
|Explosive mass||260 kg|
|TNT equivalent||260 kg|
|HE max penetration||93 mm|
|Armour destruction radius||11 m|
|Fragment dispersion radius||143 m|
On maps where you can destroy airfields, 3 bombs will be enough for 1 base. On maps with respawning bases, 6 bombs will be enough for 1 base. The bomb is also suited for killing tanks in ground battles. Note: the amount of bombs given above is for Realistic battles.
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