Groningen - Dutch Tier IX Premium Destroyer 1956 (Released)

 Groningen Dutch Tier IX Premium Destroyer 1956 (Released)

Groningen is a Friesland-class destroyer that served within the anti-submarine flotilla of the Royal Netherlands Navy. She carries four 120 mm guns with a very high rate of fire and convenient aiming angles. The ship is not equipped with torpedo launchers but can boast of having a wide choice of consumables and good AA defenses.

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Groningen Flag
Groningen is a province in the northeast of the Netherlands. Its flag was established in 1950. It has green and white colour of the flag of the capital (the city of Groningen) in the centre, framed by red, blue, and white colour of the surrounding lands, Ommelanden.

Updated: August 11, 2021
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Extra Details
> Groningen has the same technical specifications as Friesland—the lead ship in the series.
> A special combat mission will become available to owners of this bundle for a period of 30 days from the moment of its purchase. Each battle fought playing Groningen in Random, Co-op, and Ranked Battles, as well as in Operations, will bring you three times more XP than usual. You can obtain this combat mission only once per account.{alertSuccess}

Ship Details:

Ship Name: dutchdd icon IX Groningen
Tier: IX (9)
Paper Ship: No
Class: Destroyer
WG introduction: June 8, 2021
Status: dd iconPremium Ship
Ship release: 0.10.7
Resource purchase: free xp 1million FXP or icon 19,300 Doubloons.
Nation: Dutch FlagNetherlands
Permaflage: Type 10 Free
Current Development Status: Released
Destroyer IX Groningen has been added to the Dutch FlagNetherlands Tech Tree. She belongs to the same series as IX Friesland and both ships have identical characteristics. The new ship will be available for free xp 1million FXP in the Tech Tree. Alternatively, you can grab her for icon 19,300 Doubloons in the Armory.
Until the end of Update 0.10.7, all owners of IX Friesland will be able to replace the ship with IX Groningen free of charge in the "Inventory" section. More info on how to exchange the ships will be available in the game client.

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Health: 17,600
Plating: 6-20 mm
Propulsion: 60,000 hp
Tonnage: 3070 t

Main Battery:

2 × 2 120 mm/50 Bofors No.10:
Firing Range: 12.35 km
Reload Time: 1.8 s
180 Degree Turn Time: 7.2 s
Maximum Dispersion: 108 m
Sigma Value: 2.0σ

Shell Types:

HE Shells:

4 x 120 mm brisantgranaat M/50 HE:
Alpha Damage: 1750
Alpha Piercing HE: 20.0 mm
Ammo Type: HE
Shell Air Drag: 0.3215
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalisation: 68.0°
Shell Detonator: 0.001
Shell Detonator Threshold: 2.0
Shell Diameter: 120 mm
Shell Krupp: 480.0
Shell Mass: 23.5
Shell Ricochet At: 91.0°
Shell Speed: 825.0 m/s
Burn Probability: 8%

AP Shells:

4 x 120 mm pantserprojectiel M/50 AP:
Alpha Damage: 2100
Ammo Type: AP
Shell Air Drag: 0.3215
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalisation: 10.0°
Shell Detonator: 0.01
Shell Detonator Threshold: 20.0 mm
Shell Diameter: 120 mm
Shell Krupp: 2400.0
Shell Mass: 23.5
Shell Ricochet At: 45.0°
Shell Speed: 825.0 m/s

Depth Charges:

Bofors 375mm model 1950
Maximum bomb damage: 2000
Charges: x 2
Bombs per charge: x 8
Reload: 40 s

AA Defence:

Long Range:
2 × 2 120 mm/50 Bofors No.10:
Action Zone: 0.1~6.0 km
Hit Probability: 100 %
Continuous Damage Per Second: 147
Damage within an explosion: 1820
Number of explosions in a salvo: 6
Continuous Damage: 313
Action zone: 3.5 - 6.0 km.
Mid Range:
6 × 1 40 mm/70 Bofors Model 1948:
Action Zone: 0.1~3.5 km
Hit Probability: 100 %
Continuous Damage Per Second: 284


Maximum Speed: 36.0 kts
Turning Circle Radius: 620 m
Rudder Shift Time: 4.0 s
Propulsion: 60,000 horsepower


Surface Detectability: 7.9 km
Air Detectability: 2.9 km
Detectability after Firing Main Guns in Smoke: 3.0 km


Slot 1: Damage Control Party:
Action time: 5 s
Reload time: 40 s
Slot 2: Smoke Generator:
Charges: 3
Active Time: 30 s
Radius: 450 m
Reload Time: 160 s
Smoke Duration: 127 s
Slot 3: Defensive AA:
Charges: 3
Duration time: 40 s
Reload time: 80s
Slot 4: Hydroacoustic Search:
Charges: 3
Duration time: 100 s
Reload Time: 120 s
Torpedo Detection Range: 3.5 km
Ship Detection Range: 5.0 km

All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change at any time.{alertSuccess}
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