Type 95 Kyu-Go

Type 95 Kyu-Go (Ha-Go) was an armored vehicle (tank, AFV or armoured fighting vehicle) in combat use during the Second World War (World War II or WWII) in the Pacific theater. The Type 95 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. Type 95, also known as the Kyu-Go or Ha-Go, was produced and deployed by the Imperial Japanese Army of Japan, an Axis ally. The technical drawing (plan, layout or profile) shows the general appearance characteristics of the specified model (version) of the Type 95 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armored fighting vehicle, refer to Type 95 Kyu-Go.

Type 95 Kyu-Go
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Mitsubishi J
Production Period 1936 - 1943
Origin Japan
Country Name Origin Year
Japan 1936
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Japan View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Kobe S 1936 1943 View
Niigata 1936 1943 View
Tekkosho 1936 1943 View
Kobe Seikosho 1936 1943 View
Kokura Rikugun Zoheisho 1936 1943 View
Mitsubishi J 1936 1943 1161 View
GENERAL DATA
Other DesignationsType 95 Kyu-Go (Ha-Go)
Manufacturer(s)Mitsubishi, Niigata, Tekkosho, Kobe Seikosho, Kokura Rikugun Zoheisho
Production Quantity1161Production Period1936-1943
TypeLight TankCrew3
Length /hull (m)4.38Barrel Overhangn.a.
Width /with skirts (m)2.07Height (m)2.28
Combat Weight (kg)7400Radio Equipmentn.a.
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament37mm Type 98 L/37Ammunition Carried119
Traverse (degrees)Manual (360°)Elevation (degrees)n.a.
Traverse speed (360°)-Sightn.a.
Secondary Armament2 x 7.7mm Type 97 MG (bow, turret rear)Ammunition Carried2940
MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
Engine Make & Modeln.a.No. of Links/Trackn.a.
Type & DisplacementIn6Track Width251mm
Horsepower120hp@1800rpmTrack Ground Contact2337mm
Power/Weight Ratio15.6 hp/tGround Pressure8.9 psi
Gearbox4 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance (m)0.39
FuelDieselTurning Radius (m)n.a.
Range on/off road (km)250Gradient (degrees)30-40°
Mileage (liters/100km)66Vertical Obstacle (m)0.60
Fuel Capacity (liters)164Fording (m)1.00
Speed on/off road48/26 km/hTrench Crossing (m)2.00
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor (mm@degrees)FrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull12@72° (nose)12@90°6-12@64°9@0°
9@18° (glacis)
Superstructure12@0°12@56°-9@0°
Turret1212@79°12@83°9@0°
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TD1, JA, JTTT, CJ, JT,  George R. Bradford

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