TS-Boot Proj. 206

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Torpedo-Schnellboot "Shershen" (Projekt 206)
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AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
4.0/4.0/4.0BR
21 peopleCrew
Standard armament
2 x 30 mm AK-230 automatic twin gun2 x Primary
1 000 roundsAmmunition
100 roundsBelt capacity
1 000 shots/minFire rate
533 mm 53-56 torpedo4 x Torpedo
1 roundsAmmunition
Additional armament
12 x BB-1 depth chargeSetup 1
Economy
270 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
690 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png12 930 / 15 839/10 000 / 12 250/14 840 / 18 179Repair
200 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
690 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 700 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.96 Rp icon.pngReward for battle

Description

GarageImage TS-Boot Proj. 206.jpg


The Torpedo-Schnellboot "Shershen" (Projekt 206) is a rank II German motor torpedo boat with a battle rating of 4.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.79 "Project X" as part of the fleet closed beta test.

General info

Survivability and armour

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Mobility

After grinding the grossly under-powered MZ1, you will be relieved to be at the helm of 206. The 206 is faster and more maneuverable with base configuration. One should seriously consider getting rudder upgrade after tools and fire-prevention equipment, as stock rudder is sluggish which makes it difficult to bring torpedoes to target in some of the tighter maps.

Armament

Primary armament

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Torpedo armament

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

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History

The Project 206, also known under the NATO reporting name as the “Shershen-class”, was a class of Soviet Cold War-era torpedo boats developed in the late 1950s as a replacement for the Project 183 “Bolshevik”. The new Project 206 was designed with similar principles in mind as the Bolshevik, those being cheap production costs and easy maintenance. Furthermore, the Project 206 torpedo boats, similarly to the design that preceded it, were meant to be used close to the shoreline and in fair weather.

The first boat of the class was completed and commissioned with the Soviet Navy in 1960. Three Soviet shipyards produced the Project 206-class torpedo boats in USSR, but few of them have been delivered to Yugoslavia in parts and their assembly was carried out on place by Yugoslav workers. The Project 206-class torpedo boats were used by, beside the Soviet Navy, Eastern Germany, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Vietnam, North Korea and several other nations using only a small number of vessels. The Project 206 was mostly decommissioned from active service with most operators by the 1990s, although Egypt and Vietnam still used some Project 206s in the 2000s.

- From Devblog

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See also

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External links


Germany boats
Motor Torpedo  LS 3 · S-38 · S-38b · LS 4 Esau · S-100 (1945) · S-100 (1944) · S-100 (S204) · Type 140/141 · TS-Boot Proj. 206
Motor Torpedo Gun  MZ1
Hydrofoil  VS-10
Fast Attack  Type 143