The T 2 was a torpedo bomber deployed by Sweden in the interwar period. The T 2 was originally an He 115 A-2; 12 aircraft operated under Sweden's command, with the numbers 101-112. At the outbreak of World War II, another six bombers were bought from Germany. The T 2 was well liked by its crews and it served until 1952, it was a key element to maintain Sweden's neutrality during WWII. The aircraft not only acted as a torpedo bomber, it also carried regular bombs and was used for long-range reconnaissance. Of the original 12 He 115A-2, five aircraft were lost due to accidents in missions.
It was introduced in Update "Sons of Attila". The T 2 is a very slow and mediocre bomber overall, although you do have the ability to land in the water with the floats. It is an interesting pick for ground battles and naval battles, but not suited for air RB. In air RB, it will be massacred by most fighters, since its defensive armament is inferior to most aircraft, and the fact that it is a very large bomber. However, for ground battles, the 450 kg bomb or even the 250 kg bombs are very capable of destroying tanks with precise drops, while the torpedo is very good to destroy destroyers in naval battles.
Describe how the aircraft behaves in the air. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle.
|Characteristics|| Max speed
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| Turn time
| Rate of climb
| Take-off run|
|Combat flaps||Take-off flaps||Landing flaps||Air brakes||Arrestor gear|
|Wings (km/h)||Gear (km/h)||Flaps (km/h)||Max Static G|
|Optimal velocities (km/h)|
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Survivability and armour
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Modifications and economy
The T 2 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:
- 2 x 250 kg mb m/40 bombs (500 kg total)
- 1 x 500 kg mb m/41 bomb (500 kg total)
- 1 x 450 mm m/38 torpedo
The T 2 is defended by:
- 1 x 8 mm Ksp m/22-37 R machine gun, nose turret (525 rpg)
- 1 x 8 mm Ksp m/22-37 R machine gun, dorsal turret (1,500 rpg)
Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
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|Heinkel Aircraft Company (Heinkel Flugzeugwerke)|
|Fighters||He 51 A-1 · He 51 B-1 · He 51 B-2/H · He 51 C-1 · He 51 C-1/L|
|He 100 D-1|
|He 112 A-0 · He 112 B-0 · He 112 V-5|
|Jet fighters||He 162 A-1 · He 162 A-2|
|Twin-engine fighters||He 219 A-7|
|Bombers||He 111 H-3 · He 111 H-6 · He 111 H-16|
|He 115 C-1|
|He 177 A-5|
|Export||He 112 B-1/U2(Hungary) · He 112 B-1/U2(Romania) · He 112 B-2/U2 · A7He1|
|B17||B17A · B17B · S17BS|
|B18||B18A · B18B · T18B · T18B (57)|
|T 2||T 2|
|Finland||▄Ar 196 A-5 · ▄Ju 88 A-4|