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Escort numbers? - 3/25/2012 7:36:09 AM   
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Hey guys,

Just a quick question, do the number of escorts in a TF have an effect on ASW?

i.e will a TF escorted by 8 DD's have a better chance of fending off sub attackes than one defended by 1 or 2?

Thanks.
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RE: Escort numbers? - 3/25/2012 7:42:56 AM   
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More DDs present more targets away from your other presumably more valuable ships.

You will not get all 8 DDs to participate in an attack. Usually only 1-3 escorts will prosecute an attack. However having 8 DDs means that if the TF is subsequently again attacked by enemy subs, you will have fresh DDs with 100% of the DCs available to prosecute the attack.

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RE: Escort numbers? - 3/25/2012 8:20:23 AM   
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Thanks mate

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RE: Escort numbers? - 3/25/2012 9:15:51 PM   
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Alfred is right. But even one escort is tons better than none. This is pretty much all the Allied have in early 42, but a lone escort does help.

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