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WOWS x ARPEGGIO Collaboration Stage II: Sneak Peek

Commanders!

Get your trigger finger ready! The World of Warships x “ARPEGGIO OF BLUE STEEL -ARS NOVA-“ Collaboration will shortly enter its second stage!

In the second part of our grand collaboration, we will introduce an all-new Fleet of Fog Battleship, Kirishima, along with a new Captain…

Make way for main heroine of ARPEGGIO OF BLUE STEEL -ARS NOVA-, the Mental Model of I-401: Iona! She can be assigned as Captain of any of your ARPEGGIO ships!

In addition, torpedos in ARPEGGIO mode will will get a visual overhaul.  Usual torpedo explosions will be replaced with the special Corrosive Torpedo effect, as seen in the anime series.

Keep your eyes open for more updates on the World of Warships official portal!

 

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The Chieftain’s Hatch: T40/M46 (NA)

As it is well known, the M26 Pershing was not an unqualified success. By the end of WW2, deficiencies in the vehicles, many of which were already known even at the time of fielding, became reinforced. Thus, a general improvement program was started, the T40 which ultimately would become M46. It turned out that improving a tank isn’t always all that easy…

The program for T40 really kicked off in the first half of 1948, as a series of conferences between Army Field Forces and Ordnance Dept culminated in a number of changes, particularly to the power train, but also notably weapon and suspension, in what would become the M46. As an improvement of an extant design, tests of the ten T40s were relatively brief. In fact, M46 was standardised by the Ordnance Committee in July 1949, the month before the first T40 showed up at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds!

 

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