List of Japanese armoured fighting vehicles of World War II

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Depot for IJA 4th Tank Division with Type 1 Chi-He and Type 3 Chi-Nu tanks, 1945

Japanese tanks and armoured vehicles[edit]

This is a list of the Japanese armoured fighting vehicles of World War II. This list includes vehicles that never left the drawing board; prototype models and production models from after World War I, into the interwar period and through the end of the Second World War.

Tankettes[edit]

Type 97 Te-Ke tankette in China

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Photo of Type 1 Chi-He on left and Type 97 Shinhoto Chi-Ha on right

Heavy tanks[edit]

Amphibious tanks[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Experimental tanks & self-propelled guns[edit]

Experimental IJN Long Barrel 120 mm SPG being demonstrated to US Army personnel, post-surrender

Armored vehicles[edit]

Other vehicles[edit]

SS-Ki of the 5th Independent Engineer Regiment using its crane

Imported tanks and armored vehicles (including captured types)[edit]

A IJN Vickers Crossley armored car in Shanghai

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Foss, Christopher (2003). Tanks: The 500. Crestline. ISBN 0-7603-1500-0.
  • Tomczyk, Andrzej (2002). Japanese Armor Vol. 1. AJ Press. ISBN 83-7237-097-4.
  • Tomczyk, Andrzej (2007) [2002]. Japanese Armor Vol. 2. AJ Press. ISBN 978-8372371119.
  • Tomczyk, Andrzej (2003). Japanese Armor Vol. 3. AJ Press. ISBN 978-8372371287.
  • Tomczyk, Andrzej (2005). Japanese Armor Vol. 4. AJ Press. ISBN 978-8372371676.
  • Tomczyk, Andrzej (2007). Japanese Armor Vol. 5. AJ Press. ISBN 978-8372371799.
  • Zaloga, Steven J. (2007). Japanese Tanks 1939–45. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-8460-3091-8.

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