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Type 97 Chi-Ha

Discussion in 'Japanese Military vehicles used during WWII' started by warhistory, Oct 17, 2012.

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    This Type 97 Chi-Ha used by Japanese army in WW2. This medium sized tank was designed in 1936 in Japan. It has an engine of Mitsubishi Type 97 diesel.

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    Operational range of this tank was 210 kilometers and was able to move with the speed of 38 km/h. And the weight of this tank was almost 15 tones.
     
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    The full specification of this tank is here,

    Weight 15 tonnes (14.76 tons)
    Length 5.50 meters
    Width 2.34 meters
    Height 2.33 meters
    Crew 4
    Armor 8–26 mm(33 mm on gun mantlet)

    Main
    armament 57 mm Type 97 gun

    Secondary
    armament two 7.7 mm Type 97 machine guns
     
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