The Japanese Type 3 Medium Tank aka the Chi-Nu

Japanese Type 3 Medium Tank aka the Chi-Nu

 Japanese Type 3 Medium Tank aka the Chi-Nu, was the last to be developed & manufactured in Japan during World War 2 (around 1944). It never saw action in Asia due to the lack of shipping and never left Japan, so only a few were produced.

Based on a modified Type 1 hull, the Type 3 featured a new turret housing a larger 75mm main gun. Prototypes of the Type 4 were also produced with a 75mm main gun which had a longer hull with more road wheels, however never entered production.

Spec’s

Main Gun: 75mm Breda cannon
Armour: 50mm (frontal)
Crew: 5
Dimensions: Length 5.64m, Width 2.41m, Height 2.68m
Weight: 18.5tons
Engine: Type 100 V-12 diesel 240bhp
Top Speed: 39km/h
Range: Unknown

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