Type 0 Reconnaissance Seaplane Model 11B
|Coastal Defense Ship||Destroyer|
|Light Cruiser||Torpedo Cruiser|
|Heavy Cruiser||Training Cruiser|
|Aviation Cruiser||Fast Battleship|
|Light Carrier||Standard Carrier|
|Armored Carrier||Seaplane Tender|
|Submarine||Aircraft Carrying Submarine|
|Submarine Tender||Fleet Oiler|
|Repair Ship||Amphibious Assault Ship|
The Type 0 Reconnaissance Seaplane was the backbone of the fleet's aerial recon force, it saw broad service in the first half of the war. Benefited from having a three-man crew, the model was equipped by battleships, cruisers and seaplane tenders to serve as the eyes of the fleet. This aircraft is a later model with improvements on patrol-related performances and other specs.
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- The transceiver antenna of the H-6 Radar can be seen mounted on the right wing of the aircraft.
- The significant increase of the ASW stat is due to the incorporation of the KMX.
The development of the Type 3, Ku, Mark 6, Model 4 "Wireless Telegraph" in 1942 and the KMX in 1943, both by part of the Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal were integrated into the Type 0 Reconnaissance Seaplane Model 11A in 1944, thus the Model 11B was conceived. The H-6 Radar improved air and surface patrolling capabilities, while the KMX conferred it submarine detection capabilities. A night reconnaissance variant of this plane was also conceived.
- The Type 3, Ku, Mark 6, Model 4 "Wireless Telegraph" was in reality a radar. It was given this designation to conserve it's secrecy.
- It was also known as H-6 Radar or Ku, Mark 6 Radar.
- In laboratory conditions the radar demonstrated exceptional performance, but due to the shortage of supplies, lack of raw materials due to air raids and other factors meant that when built in mass production the radars were of low quality and reliability.
- The KMX is a Magnetic Anomaly Detector developed and used by the Japanese Navy granting aircraft the capability to detect enemy submarines.
- It was also known as the Type 3 Mark 1 Detector.
- A MAD is an instrument used to detect minute variations in the Earth's magnetic field and the term refers specifically to magnetometers used by military forces to detect submarines.
- The Japanese called the technology jikitanchiki (磁気探知機, "Magnetic Detector").