WBG depth charge
The WBG (short for Wasserbombe G, litterally "waterbomb G") is a German depth charge with a short fuse that can be found on German and Italian destroyers.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Vehicles equipped with this weapon|
|Sub-chasers||M-17 · M-802 · Drache|
|RN Gabbiano · Folaga|
|Destroyers||Z12 Erich Giese · Z15 Erich Steinbrinck · Z25 · Z43 · T22 · T31|
Tell us about the tactical and technical characteristics of the depth charge.
The WBG depth charge has an explosive payload of 100 kg Amatol.
Comparison with analogues
Give a comparative description of depth charges that have firepower equal to this weapon.
Usage in battles
The few scenarios where you might use this depth charge all involve being very close to the enemy vessel.
Pros and cons
- Devastating payload
- Impractical weapon, used only in last-resort situations
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|Naval depth charges|
|USA||Mk.6 · Mk.6 mortar · K-gun Mk.9|
|Germany||WBD · WBF · WBG|
|Foreign:||BB-1 (USSR) · Mk.6 (USA) · Type 95 (Japan)|
|USSR||BB-1 · BM-1 · MBU-600 mortar · RBM mortar|
|Britain||Limbo mortar · Mk.10 Hedgehog mortar · Mk.VII · Y-gun Mk.VII|
|Foreign:||Mk.6 mortar (USA)|
|Japan||Type 3 · Type 95|
|Foreign:||Mk.6 mortar (USA) · Mk.9 (USA) · Mk.10 Hedgehog (Britain)|
|Italy||B TG · B TG 100 · BAS|
|Foreign:||WBG (Germany) · Mk.10 Hedgehog (Britain)|
|Foreign:||Mk.VII (Britain) · Y-gun Mk.VII (Britain)|