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Bismarck - Global wiki. Wargaming.net

Armor scheme remains vulnerable to full penetrations by armor-piercing shells when showing the flat broadside of the ship to the enemy; Bismarck may not take citadel damage, but a lot of regular penetration damage hurts just as badly. Main guns' accuracy can be disappointing at times, especially without Aiming System Modification upgrade.

Fast Battleships - a Comparison of Armour & Protection ...

The graphic for Bismarck here doesn't seem to show that the ship had the same weakness of armor over the boiler room that killed Scharnhorst. If I'm not mistaken, the shell from Duke of York penetrated through the thinner upper belt of either 35 or 45mm WH, passed through a 20mm WH bulkhead, and then penetrated the raised portion of 80mm deck armor protecting the boilers.

All or nothing (armor) - Wikipedia

All or nothing is a method of naval warship armor, best known for its employment on dreadnought battleships.The concept involves heavily armoring the areas most important to a ship while the rest of the ship receives significantly less armor. The "all or nothing" concept avoided light or moderate thicknesses of armor: armor was used in the greatest practicable thickness …

Bismarck's armor scheme and yaw.... - Page 2 - NavWeaps Forums

Bismarck's armor scheme and yaw.... It's not only German data. He spent a fair amount of money to obtain a large quantity of British Admirality documents about tests with German spaced arrays, which are seemingly unknown to most people including myself. As I have met him once and talked to him, well I listened most of the time actually, I know ...

A perfect example of the "All or Nothing" armour scheme ...

A perfect example of the "All or Nothing" armour scheme — Japanese Battleship Yamato armour schematic and machinery placement. Made by Sławomir Lipiecki. [2100x874] ... Opposite probably isn't the right word but the Bismarck-class used a distributed armor scheme and a turtle back instead of an all-or-nothing scheme similar to Yamato. 8. Share.

German Battleship Bismarck in World War II

The armor scheme reflected the German approach of maximizing protection while maintaining stability. Ordered under the name Ersatz Hannover, the lead ship of the new class, Bismarck, was laid down at Blohm & Voss in Hamburg on July 1, 1936.

Is the all-or-nothing armor scheme from the US Navy's …

Answer (1 of 7): It depends. With all or nothing you have superbly protected 'vitals' (barbettes,turrets etc) and the rest of the ship is basically unarmoured. Bismarck used a modernised version of incremental armour scheme (NOT some WW1 armour like you'll commonly hear online) that allowed gap...

Is the all-or-nothing armor scheme from the US Navy's Iowa ...

Answer (1 of 7): It depends. With all or nothing you have superbly protected 'vitals' (barbettes,turrets etc) and the rest of the ship is basically unarmoured. Bismarck used a modernised version of incremental armour scheme (NOT some WW1 armour like you'll commonly hear online) that allowed gap...

Battleship Bismarck & Her Armor Protection : An Extensive ...

While the armor protection scheme of the BISMARCK is similar to its contemporaries in most respects, as indicated above, the amidships hull armor scheme protecting the ship's "vitals" – magazines, boilers, engine rooms, electrical generator rooms, power and communication switchboards, gun plot rooms (for range-keeping electro …

Armor Schemes on W.W.II Battleships - CHUCKHAWKS.COM

The German TIRPITZ (and BISMARCK) armor design was, mostly, a beefed up version of that used in the W.W.I BADEN Class (as further modified in the never-completed W.W.I-designed successors to that class). The sloped 4.33" (110mm)--not 4" (101mm)--Wh was a somewhat over-hard cousin to U.S. Class "B" armor. This was angled at 68 degrees inward ...

All or nothing armour schemes - NavWeaps Forums

Bismarck didn't, but supporters claim hers is better than others. Decapping, inducement of yaw over main armor deck. ... The main distinguishing charactistic of AoN is not how the armor scheme works, but what the armor scheme is intended to protect against. AoN basically says anything really worth protecting against gunfire, is worth protecting ...

Bismarck Armour Protection

In terms of expanse, the Bismarck devoted 19,082 mt to belt, deck, turret, underwater, and splinter armour, which amounted to about 40% of its designed combat weight (47,870 mt). Only the 69,100 mt Japanese battleships of the …

Bismarck/Richelieu Armor Comparison - Pastebin.com

The Bismarck's armor scheme is weird. It's very effective against close range belt hits that would go to the machinery. Seriously damaging hits on the Richelieu at the long end of the IZ are very doubtful. The long end of her IZ against Bismarck is 32,500 for the weaker deck armor and the 1.57" lower deck is still there, which pushes it even ...

Bismarck Armament

The ammunition supply comprised 1,004 projectiles categorised into three different types: 38cm Psgr. L/4,4 (m.Hb), Panzersprenggranate L/4,4 (mit Haube).These were Armour Piercing (AP) shells, base fused with windshield (mit Haube), and were painted in blue colour.The task of the armour piercing shells was to penetrate armoured plates of heavily protected targets such as …