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!