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what if cruiser or bb planes could carry torp or bombs?

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Because those ships don't have the facilities to do so.

 

Wait for the Tone and Ise classes. They actually did field seaplane bombers.

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Well then there would be more torps churning the water when IMO there are already too many. Walls of them!  You want more?

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2 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

Because those ships don't have the facilities to do so.

 

Wait for the Tone and Ise classes. They actually did field seaplane bombers.

actually... some of the USN heavy cruisers did have the facilities. can't say they had torpedoes, but they could have had 50/500 lb bombs or depth charges.  There's also data showing  IJN cruisers (such as Myoko and Atago) were later outfitted to have their scout planes carry depth charges due to the increase of US submarines as a countermesure.:fish_book:

 

as for in-game, no I don't see this being a good idea.

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Bombs maybe... but how you fix a torpedo to a plane with floats for an under carriage is a problem I don't think was ever solved in the real world.

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This one joins the submarine, pt boats and mine threads that pop up.

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I think giving them bombs would be fun, not sure how historical that would be but in a game with so many "make believe" ships and naval battles amongst the rocks, it wouldn't be that out of place. Personally I would like to see the option to choose between fighter or spotter on EVERY ship that has just the one (looking at you Russian Cruisers) as I find the spotter kind of useless. I would like to be able to give the fighter a command as well, so tired of seeing the incoming red attack planes and launching my fighter in plenty of time yet he does not attack them until after they have dropped their ordinance on me... Kind of annoying.. Maybe when you set your AA by selecting the incoming attack planes, the fighter should focus on whatever you have selected over and above anything else..

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1 hour ago, SailorDeadpool1XPOIXKita said:

Now what if we could have our scout plane be useful and be able to drop bombs or torpedos as a new option how they can do with scout or fighter plane option.

No.

1 hour ago, KiyoSenkan said:

Wait for the Tone and Ise classes.

Nixon will be re-elected before those ships are in the game; WoW can't even get regular CVs right.

1 hour ago, cavscout1739 said:

Also I-301

That had better be an Interstate, buddy!

1 hour ago, BladedPheonix said:

submarines

That's a dirty word here abouts Pardner!

1 hour ago, CrazyHorse_Denver said:

how you fix a torpedo to a plane with floats for an under carriage is a problem I don't think was ever solved

Duct Tape.

1 hour ago, SailorDeadpool1XPOIXKita said:

now we do know about the submarine carrier type ship that could carry about 4 seaplanes.

No.

1 hour ago, Taylor3006 said:

I would like to be able to give the fighter a command as well

I would just like the ability to select a primary target for them, like manual AA or DFAA.

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11 minutes ago, Umikami said:

I would just like the ability to select a primary target for them, like manual AA or DFAA.

Right was my thinking Umi.

BTW don't count ol Tricky Dickie out yet. I have seen the documentary "Futurama" and he makes a comeback!

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1 minute ago, Taylor3006 said:

BTW don't count ol Tricky Dickie out yet. I have seen the documentary "Futurama" and he makes a comeback!

Yeah, but that's in a thousand years, which is when the CV rework should be almost completed, and work on Tone and Ise can begin.

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