Ho-Ni III

The Type 3 Gun tank Ho-Ni III gun tank was a tank destroyer and self-propelled artillery of Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The Type 3 No-Ni II superseded the Type 1 Ho-Ni I in production, and gave better protection to the crew due to having a completely enclosed superstructure.

Country Name Origin Year
Japan 1940
GENERAL DATA
Other DesignationsHo-Ni III
Manufacturer(s)n.a.
Production Quantityn.a.Production Periodn.a.
TypeSelf-Propelled GunCrew5
Length /hull (m)5.52Barrel Overhang (m)n.a.
Width /with skirts (m)2.29Height (m)2.39
Combat Weight (kg)17000Radio Equipmentn.a.
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament75mm Gun Type 3Ammunition Carriedn.a.
Traverse (degrees)n.a.Elevation (degrees)n.a.
Traverse speed (360°)-Sightn.a.
Secondary Armament-Ammunition Carried-

MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
Engine Make & ModelMitsubishiNo. of Links/Trackn.a.
Type & DisplacementAir, V12Track Widthn.a.
Horsepower170hp@1800rpmTrack Ground Contactn.a.
Power/Weight Ratio10.0 hp/tGround Pressuren.a.
Gearboxn.a.Ground Clearance (m)0.40
FuelDieselTurning Radius (m)n.a.
Range on/off road (km)200Gradient (degrees)n.a.
Mileage (liters/100km)n.a.Vertical Obstacle (m)n.a.
Fuel Capacity (liters)n.a.Fording (m)n.a.
Speed on/off road38Trench Crossing (m)n.a.
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor (mm@degrees)FrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull12mm to 25mm
Superstructure
Gun Shield

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