A smaller 3.4 m (11 ft) diameter four-bladed propeller and shorter spinner were also installed at this time, resulting in a small weight-savings, and the retractable tailwheel was fixed permanently in the down position. This was considered an unusually auspicious debut for the new warplane. Content is available under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. Game content and materials are trademarks and … They shouldn't pose that much of a challenge especially if you have an aircraft carrier in your fleet or a ship with excellent AA rating. 4* Nakajima B6N Tenzan. B6N2 Model 12: Main production model, featured, B6N2a Model 12A: Revised tail armament. Objective(s): Defeat all the targets (0/3) Defeat all the bosses (0/3) For the first phase, you have to eliminate all three MPVs. Tenzan (B6N) The small performance gain for the Type 97-3 convinced the IJN that it needed a completely new attack aircraft with more speed and range. Following a series of modifications, though, the engine's performance was finally deemed promising enough that carrier acceptance trials were begun at the end of 1942. Includes: Plastic sprue, Plastic sprue (Clear), Decalsheet (waterslide) (Multi-colored), Masking sheet (Black). The B5N carrier torpedo-bomber's weaknesses had shown themselves early in the Second Sino-Japanese War and, as well as updating that aircraft, the Imperial Japanese Navy began seeking a faster longer-ranged replacement. [7], Starting in the fall of 1943, one of every three B6N2s manufactured was equipped with 3-Shiki Type 3 air-to-surface radar for detecting enemy ships. You can skip the cutscene if you're in a hurry. For the next battle, you have to defeat six targets; Hood, Illustrious, Unicorn, and the three MPVs. Prioritize taking out the MPVs first. Victory favors those who have gained air superiority. On 19 June 1944, the B6N made its carrier-borne combat debut at The Battle of the Philippine Sea, operating in an environment where the U.S. Navy had virtually complete air superiority. Changes included installation of a Kasei Model 25c engine, a more streamlined engine cowling and crew canopy, strengthening of the main landing gear, a retractable tail wheel and removal of the tail hook. As the Mamori 11 and Kasei 25 were similar in size, installation was relatively straightforward, requiring only that the nose be extended to maintain the aircraft's center of gravity and minor alterations to the oil cooler and air intakes on the engine cowling. Modifications based on testing of the initial prototypes included: the addition of a flexible Type 92 machine gun in a ventral tunnel at the rear of the cockpit (in addition to the standard rear-firing Type 92), and a 7.7mm Type 97 machine-gun to the port wing (the latter was eventually deleted after the seventieth production aircraft); angling the torpedo mounting rack 2 degrees downward and adding torpedo stabilization plates to prevent the torpedo from bouncing during low-altitude release; strengthening of the main landing gear. Production never exceeded more than 90 planes per month. Modified landing gear for operating from land bases; two built (work number 751–752). Launch your planes and seize control of the Mariana skies! (transl. The location of the horizontal surfaces is unconfirmed; however, as the aircraft was intact at one time, it is possible that the wings are stored separately. Four B6N1s were lost and no actual hits were scored, yet returning Japanese pilots claimed to have sunk one large and one medium carrier, two large cruisers and two other cruisers or large destroyers. Similar to the earlier phases, if your fleet has good AA coverage, Akagi and Kaga won't pose that much threat except for their unstoppable lock-on attack. If you managed to defeat her, the battle will end earlier. Some attempts were also made to use RATOG (rocket-assisted take-off gear) units on several B6N1s in order to qualify the aircraft for use on smaller carriers but the results were unsatisfactory. Subsequently, it failed to inflict any significant damage whatsoever whilst taking heavy losses from the U.S. Navy's new F6F Hellcat fighter. In response to this threat, the IJN initiated Operation Ro. During the course of World War II, the ship's AA capabilities were significantly … You shouldn't have problems clearing this phase of the battle. The Nakajima B5N (Japanese: 中島 B5N, Allied reporting name "Kate") was the standard carrier-based torpedo bomber of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) for much of World War II.. [Azur Lane] New (End)game - Operation Siren is now live! She's a light carrier so it will be easier to remove her from battle. The vast majority of B6N2 operations therefore took place from land bases and failed to achieve any major successes. However, if you have a high-level fleet and equipment, it's possible to defeat her within 2 minutes. These aircraft were flown from Truk to Rabaul between 28 October and 1 November. If you upgrade an enhanced equipment, you will receive a full refund of the plates (untested: T4 plates) and a partial refund of the coins used to enhance the equipment. B6N3 Model 13 Prototypes: Engine Mitsubishi MK4T-C Kasei 25c of 1,380 kW (1,850 hp). Due to its protracted development, a shortage of experienced pilots and the United States Navy's achievement of air superiority by the time of its introduction, the B6N was never able to fully demonstrate its combat potential. There's no MPVs so you can focus on all firepower on her to defeat her. Box contents. Lightning, 3. Sundered Blue Event Stories; Sundered Blue: CN/JP Servers Start Date October 12th 2020 End Date October 22nd 2020 EN Servers Start Date November 12th 2020 Torpedo damage is lower than the gold Barracuda, but the aiming pattern is useful against slow-moving or stationary targets (mostly bosses). Intended to be the successor to the Nakajima B5N, the Tenzan suffered from a prolonged development period, ultimately being introduced well after the Japanese had lost the carriers to field it on. For the first part of the battle, you have to take out Portland, Long Island, and the MPV behind them. Winds, 2. Anti-Air Guns Detailed list of Anti-Air Guns. The Nakajima B6N Tenzan was the Imperial Japanese Navy's standard carrier-borne torpedo bomber during the final years of World War II and the successor to the B5N "Kate". However, this also makes her susceptible to AP rounds and torpedoes, which are very effect against Hood as well. Sakura Empire Torpedo Bomber. This involved reinforcing land-based air units at Rabaul with 173 carrier aircraft from First Carrier Division (Zuikaku, Shokaku and Zuiho), including forty B6Ns. Task Force; Introduction: War has changed. [4], The B6N1 was officially approved for production status in early 1943 and given the designation Navy Carrier Attack Aircraft Tenzan Model 11. For the third phase, you'll be facing Akagi and Kaga. Thanks to its engine, which was almost … Pending availability of the 18-cylinder Nakajima Homare engine, Nakajima was asked to substitute the 1,850 hp (1,380 kW) Mitsubishi MK4T Kasei 25 engine on the B6N1 airframe, the very engine the Navy had originally requested them to use. Clouds, 8. For the next part, you have to defeat all bosses which includes Ayanami, Z23, and three MPVs. [1], The prototype B6N1 made its maiden flight on 14 March 1941. Plants, 9. [3], The B6N1's Mamori 11 engine was found prone to severe vibrations and overheating at certain speeds and was at first judged too unreliable (an important consideration given that the plane was expected to fly long distances over open water). At some point I got a 5-star Messershmitt Me-155a too. Just focus on one target and don't forget to use your activated skills to melt your opponents quicker. In order to lessen increased wingloading due to the heavier powerplant, Fowler flaps were installed which could be extended beyond the wing's trailing edge. Nighttime lights, 4. Illustrious is a heavily-armored aircraft carrier so expect her to be sturdier. 12.7mm AA M2 Browning 20mm AA Oerlikon ... Azur Lane Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. For the first part, you only have to sink three MPVs. 4* Quad 40mm BOFORS. [5] A proposal by the designers to replace the B6N1's unprotected fuel tanks with self-sealing ones would have resulted in a 30% drop in fuel capacity, a loss in range the Navy decided was unacceptable. Like before, prioritize taking out the MPVs, then focus on defeating Unicorn first. ), This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 09:00. Seas, 7. [1] The outer wing panels folded upward hydraulically, reducing the B6N's overall span from 14.9 m (49 ft) to approximately 6.3 m (21 ft) for minimal carrier stowage. The resulting modification was designated Navy Carrier Attack Aircraft Tenzan Model 12 or B6N2. 5* Twin 113mm. 5* 8x 40mm PomPom. [1], The Navy had requested installation of the proven Mitsubishi Kasei engine as the B6N's powerplant but Engineer Kenichi Matsumara insisted on using Nakajima's new 1,870 hp (1,390 kW) Mamori 11 14-cylinder air-cooled radial due to its lower fuel consumption and greater adaptability. Take out the two MPVs first then focus fire on one target at a time. Nakajima B6N Tenzan T2; Return to map; Battle 2. [8], A final version of the aircraft, designated B6N3 Model 13, was planned for land-based use as, by this point in the war, all of Japan's large carriers had been sunk and those few smaller ones remaining lacked catapults for launching heavier carrier-borne aircraft like the B6N. Head towards to the next objective for the fourth phase of the battle where you'll have to defeat 5 bosses - which includes fighting St. Louis, Ping Hai, and Laffey. If you have good AA, then you can easily deny Long Island and Enterprise's planes from effectively attacking you. Her torpedo bomber slot was given the B6N Tenzan, as the aircraft carried was not explicitly listed. Anti-Air Guns: S Tier: 5* Quad 40mm BOFORS. The Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Japanese: 中島 B6N 天山—"Heavenly Mountain", Allied reporting name: "Jill") was the Imperial Japanese Navy's standard carrier-borne torpedo bomber during the final years of World War II and the successor to the B5N "Kate". Wikipedia. Skies, 10. Both Z23 and Ayanami are top-tier destroyers in the game so they may give you problems but not that overpowered to deny you of your victory. On 5 November fourteen B6N1s, escorted by four A6M Zero fighters, were sent to attack American shipping anchored off Bougainville. To compensate, the aircraft's tail fin was thinned down and moved 2 degrees ten minutes to port. That's hanging out on Long Island. Take out Yukikaze first since she's easier to sink and because her skill can be problematic as well. Subsequent test flights conducted aboard the carriers Ryuho and Zuikaku indicated the need to strengthen the tail hook mounting on the plane's fuselage. Click on the Ocean Map below to expand it. In December 1939 it issued a specification to Nakajima for a Navy Experimental 14-Shi Carrier Attack Aircraft capable of carrying the same external weapons load as the B5N. She now has three purples, Nakajima B6N Tenzan, Barracuda, Fairey Fulmar. In the Gear Lab, you can upgrade pieces of equipment to a different type for a cost in crafting materials and coins. Of the two, it is easier to sink Javelin first. Overview. For the first part, you'll be fighting Atago alone in a 3v1 battle. For the second battle, you'll be fighting Kaga and Akagi. Historical Notes. [13], Data from Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War[14], Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era, 2 Hyphenated trailing letter (-J, -K, -L, -N or -S) denotes design modified for secondary role, 1. [2], Constrained by the standard-sized aircraft elevators then in use on most Japanese carriers, designer Matsumara was obliged to use a wing similar in span and area as that of the B5N and to limit the aircraft's overall length to 11 m (36 ft). The planes were extensively used in the Battle of Okinawa where they were also used for kamikaze missions for the first time. Before you can start any story/event battles, you have to talk to everyone first. By this point, small improvements in the B6N's performance were amongst the least of the Japanese Navy's problems. Like before, you have to keep moving and prioritize sinking the MPVs first before engaging the two destroyers. You may not notice it but Yamashiro is a BBV and she will be able to send out her own potent bombers but that won't be a problem if you have good AA defense or if you have an aircraft carrier with you. Inverted Orthant is a major Iron Blood themed event featuring six new Iron Blood shipgirls. Finally, the single exhaust stacks on either side of the engine cowling were replaced with multiple smaller stubs to reduce glare at night and to supply a minor amount of forward thrust. It consists of the fuselage and its engine/propeller (separate) and a vertical stabilizer. The first phase will pit you against Ping Hai with a couple of MPVs. Following continued testing, however, several problems became evident. [6], After only 133 B6N1s had been produced by July 1943, the Japanese Ministry of Munitions ordered Nakajima to halt manufacture of the Mamori 11 engine in order that the Navy reduce the number of different engines then in use. For the second part, you have to destroy all three MPVs as well as defeating Prinz Eugen and Javelin. This latter restriction accounted for the B6N's distinctive swept-forward tail fin and rudder. 4* Twin 105mm. IJN TIER 8 AIRCRAFT CARRIER SHOUKAKU KAI V1.2 [FIXED] This modification will replace the original textures of hulls and planes on Shoukaku , which means you might see them on other ships as well if they use the same files. Landscapes, and 11. 2. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Azur Lane Crosswave Walkthrough and Guide. Both of them are not especially tough so you can defeat them rather quickly. This became an unfortunate choice as the Mamori engine was plagued with mechanical defects and never achieved its expected power rating. For the final phase, you'll be facing Atago, Akagi, and Kaga. [11], Today only one B6N remains in existence and it is stored at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.. Yagi antennas were installed along the wing leading edges and also protruded from the sides of the rear fuselage. For those situations, Barracuda is not going to hit with all of its torps, but this will. [8], By war's end in August 1945, Nakajima had completed a total of 1,268 B6Ns (almost all of them B6N2s) at its plants in Okawa in the Gumma district and at Aichi in the Handa district. This need was answered in 1939 [Eden], when Nakajima proposed a new carrier attack aircraft that looked like a scaled-up B5N with a larger tail surface in proportion to its body [Aireview staff 47]. You're also required to defeat the two MPVs to complete the mission. For the second part, you have four targets to defeat; the two MPVs backing up St. Louis and Laffey. This page was last edited on 12 July 2018, at 19:32. If you're using a battleship, you can afford to get close and pummel them with your lock-on attacks and main gun salvos. 7.7 mm (.303 in). Further requirements included a top speed of 250 knots (460 km/h; 290 mph), a cruising speed of 200 knots (370 km/h; 230 mph) and a range of 1,000 nmi (1,900 km; 1,200 mi) with an 800 kg (1,800 lb) bomb load or 2,072 nmi (3,837 km; 2,384 mi) without external armament. For the next part, you'll only face three MPVs so it won't take long for you to clear this part of the battle as well. Nakajima B5N Type 97 Nakajima B6N Tenzan TBM Avenger (VT-18 Squadron) Seaplanes Detailed list of Seaplane. Only 52 of the original 173 planes from First Carrier Division made it back to Truk on 13 November, among them just six B6N1 Tenzan's out of the forty initially committed.[10]. AA Gun DPS assumes aircraft have an unlimited number of targets to shoot at, and predicts performance of planes against multiple waves of enemy aircraft. Her armament, even after conversion, consisted of 8x12.7cm AA guns. The notorious heavy aircraft carrier whose design stemmed from the experience gained in building the Hiryu-class carriers.Compared to her predecessor, Shōkaku came with reinforced anti-aircraft armament, a larger air group and somewhat improved armor. It's a fair judgement to say this middle-of-the-road torpedo bomber of the IJN air unit fits. For the first phase, destroy all MPVs. Mountains, 5. Nakajima B6N Tenzan The best normally obtainable torpedo bomber in the Sakura pattern. Flowers, Nieuport-Delage NiD 29/Nakajima 甲4 (Ko 4), Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft designations (short system), Imperial Japanese Navy official aircraft names, World War II Allied reporting names for Japanese aircraft, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nakajima_B6N&oldid=999859371, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2012, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. This modification greatly improved the plane's handling characteristics. 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