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Aviar
08-08-2010, 02:59 AM
Does anyone know for sure what armament is carried by the LaGG-3 (4 Series) we have in IL-2? From some research, I have come up with the following:

Propellor Hub: One 20mm or 23mm
Nose: Two 12.7mm
Nose: Two 7.63mm

However, I'm not sure about any of this. I believe both the 20mm and 23mm cannons were available for this series, but again, I don't know which one we have in IL-2.

Aviar

JG53Frankyboy
08-08-2010, 03:58 AM
Propellor Hub: One 20mm
Nose: Two 12.7mm
Nose: Two 7.62mm

get il2compare.

VW-IceFire
08-08-2010, 09:01 AM
Originally posted by JG53Frankyboy:
Propellor Hub: One 20mm
Nose: Two 12.7mm
Nose: Two 7.62mm

get il2compare.
To be specific the hub cannon is a 20mm ShVAK cannon and the nose mounted armament are two 12.7mm Berezin UBS heavy machine guns and two 7.62mm ShKAS machine guns.

It's actually quite a potent amount of firepower. The ShKAS are quite marginal but the Berezin machine guns are essentially the best heavy machine guns you can find.

In IL-2 the later series 25 and 33 (I think I have the numbers right) can be optionally armed with the 23mm VYa cannon.

JtD
08-08-2010, 02:01 PM
29 and 35, Ice. Almost right. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

In early Eastern Front scenario, in particular facing an opponent like the 109F-2, this armament rocks. Head ons are a real option, one of the few pluses against the 109.

mortoma
08-08-2010, 05:35 PM
I always fly the 29 and 35 with the 23mm cannon. The only minus is you have to economize your shooting even more than you do with the 20mm. No spraying and praying, shoot only when you get a great shot, as you have only a few shells.