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Type 1 "Chi-He"

Description

The Type 1 Chi-He was created to replace the Type 97 "Chi-Ha". Having the same gun as the Chi-Ha, it was however still not a match for the US Medium Tank, M4. Only 170 Chi-Hes were made.

Technical Details

Type 1 "Chi-He"
Crew
Crew 5
Physical Characteristics
Weight 15.2 t
Length 5.73 m
Width 2.33 m
Height 2.38 m
Armour
Armour (max) 50 mm
Performance
Speed (max) 44 km/h
Armament
Primary weapon Type 1 47 mm (1)
Secondary weapon Type 97 7,7 mm (2)

Images

Photograph provided by Takashi Tamane.

Side view of a Chi-He

Further Reading