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1/35 Military Miniature Series No.137
Japanese Medium Tank Type 97 (Late Version)
Item No: 35137

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Length: 159mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

The Type 97 With More Powerful 47mm Gun
The Type 97 medium tank was an important presence for the Japanese army during WWII. It featured a low silhouette and was armed with a 57mm main gun. This late version featured a more powerful 47mm gun mounted in a larger turret, and an improved engine. It first saw action in May 1942 during the Battle of Corregidor in the Philippines and went on to serve as a mainstay for the Japanese army throughout the war.

About the Model
★This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 159mm, width: 67mm. ★The riveted body plates typical of Japanese AFVs of the time are accurately captured. ★Separate parts are used to capture the unique suspension setup with aplomb. ★Removable engine grille allows inspection of the air cooler and other parts depicted inside. ★The 47mm main gun offers vertical movement, while the Type 97 machine gun is fully movable. ★Choose between open or closed cupola hatch. ★No less than 6 marking options included!

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Information is correct as of September 6, 2016. Specifications may change without notice.


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