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Type 4 Chi-To

CountryJapan
Primary RoleMedium Tank

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe Type 4 Chi-To medium tanks were developed between 1942 and 1944 (with interruption) with some input from German tank crew veterans. They were equipped with large 75-millimeter tank guns. Lack of raw materials and Allied bombings of industrial sites meant only six chassis would be produced before the Pacific War ended, and only two of the six were completed. Both of them were retain in the Japanese home islands for the defense of the Allied invasion that never came. None of them were ever used in combat.

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Last Major Revision: Jun 2009

SPECIFICATIONS

Type 4 Chi-To
MachineryOne Type 4 air-cooled V-12 supercharged diesel engine rated at 400hp
SuspensionBell crank
Armament1x75mm Type 5 tank gun, 1x7.7mm coaxial Type 97 machine gun, 1x7.7mm bow Type 97 machine gun
Armor12-75mm
Crew5
Length6.73 m
Width2.87 m
Height2.87 m
Weight30.0 t
Speed45 km/h
Range250 km

Photographs

Front angle view of a Type 4 Ho-Ro self-propelled gun and a Type 4 Chi-To medium tank, Japan, 1940sFront angle close-up of Type 4 Chi-To medium tank with Type 5 75-millimeter tank gun, Japan, 1944-1945Side angle view of a Type 4 Chi-To medium tank, Japan, circa 1944-1945Captured Type 4 Chi-To medium tank, Japan, late-1945
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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. ben britch says:
20 Mar 2023 10:12:21 AM

how thick is the armour on it
2. ben britch says:
22 Mar 2023 09:15:30 AM

how thick is the armour on it

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Front angle view of a Type 4 Ho-Ro self-propelled gun and a Type 4 Chi-To medium tank, Japan, 1940s
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