Kongo-class Battleship
Afilliation Imperial Japanese Navy
Max. Displacement 36,600
Main Guns 4 turrets (2 forward, 2 aft)
Sub Guns

12 turrets (6 per side)

Torpedoes N/A
Depth Charges 2 rails aft
Has Camouflage Yes
Cost 407,820
REXP 20,000
REXP Gain Rate 6%
Required Level 30
Upgraded From Kawachi-class, Mogami-class(CA), Takao-class, Myoko-class
Upgrades Into Ise-class

Note: This page refers to the Kongo-class following reconstruction that reclassified them as fast battleships.

See here for pre-reconstruction Kongo-class battlecruisers.

The Kongo Class Battleships (Kongou Class is an alternate spelling) were a class of ships ordered due to the expansions/successes of the Battlecruisers. Designed in Britain, Kongou was built in Vickers' Shipyard. Her sisters, Haruna, Hiei, and Kirishima, were built in Japan. The original desgin was incoporating 12" Cannons, but the caliber increased due to a new prototype being built. During 1926, a refit was made to enhance the Kongous to Modern Standards. A new bridge, new 14" Cannons, the addition of Type 26 25mm, 13mm, and 127mm Anti-Aircraft Guns, the extension of the gap between the number 3 and number 4 turrets for the space of a hangar, thicker armour, and most importantly, new oil-fired engines.

Kongou sunk during a submarine attack during the Battle of Leyte Gulf

Hiei was sunk during the First Naval Battle of Guadacanal by Aircraft

Haruna was sunk during the raid on Kure by Aircraft

Kirishima was sunk during the Second Naval Battle of Guadacanal by Fast Battleships Washington and South Dakota

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