I-He Project III-He Project IIGun: 87mm Gun Type 9Tank Armor:(H): 150/95/90(T): 190/150/95Engine: Mitsubishi Project 19Engine Power: 650Weight: 65 tonsWeight Limit: 76 tonsRadio: Type 99 Mk. 3 TeuRadio Range: 670mInfo: Designed after the Tiger II in mind, they created this mighty beast with the intent of creating their own Military force with enough firepower to overwhelm Shermans and virtually anything in Eastern Russia.
I-He Project II-He Project IGun: 80mm Gun Type 6Tank Armor:(H): 110/90/90(T): 120/100/90Engine: Mitsubishi Project 10Engine Power: 500Weight: 59 tonsWeight Limit: 63 tonsRadio: Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo ModifiedRadio Range: 500mInfo: Developed after the Tiger I tank made it to Japan, this beast was developed using a similar design but they altered the design slightly by removing the flat armor and removing the interlocking gear. It was Japan's first tank on tank heavy tank with armor.
Type 89 I-Go KaiType 89 I-Go KaiGun: 57mm Gun Type 98Tank Armor:(H): 20/17/17(T): 17/17/17Engine: Mitsubishi A6120VD KaiEngine Power: 130Weight: 13.7 tonsWeight Limit: 15.3 tonsRadio: Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo ModifiedRadio Range: 500mInfo: Developed after the need arose to up-armor the Type 89 for the US and English forces, they had to redesign the tank entirely to fit a 57mm AT gun and have increased armor. the drawbacks though were apparent like the armor was still too thin. it still was launched into service and acted as heavy tanks on swampy Islands.
Type 97 Te-Ke OtsuType 97 Te-Ke OtsuGun: 37mm Gun Type 98/1Tank Armor:(H): 15/13/9(T): 15/13/13Engine: Ikegai Kuurei V-6Engine Power: 85Weight: 4.8 tonsWeight Limit: 6 tonsRadio: Type 96 Mk. 4 Hei KaiRadio Range: 450mInfo: Development of this vehicle was started after the capture of the Christie Chassis and due to this allowed the creation of this beast, japans first Fast Tank. Based on the Te-Ke it was able to mount a long barreled version of the normal 37mm. It was able to fight Stuarts at a similar level. This made it useful in Russia and the Philippines.
Chi-Ni Project IIIChi-Ni Project IIIGun: 57mm Gun Type 98Tank Armor:(H): 30/15/13(T): 35/25/25Engine: Mitsubishi A6120VDe S KaiEngine Power: 145Weight: 10 tonsWeight Limit: 13.5 tonsRadio: Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo ModifiedRadio Range: 500mInfo: Although considered outdated the new molding of a 57mm AT gun into a new turret allows this vehicle to be a miniature Chi-Ha and once again raised interest in this development. The thickened armor allows this vehicle to fight in more dangerous places but still be light enough to operate on the swamp Islands of the Pacific
Type 95 Ha-Go KaiType 95 Ha-Go KaiGun: 57mm Gun Type 98Tank Armor:(H): 20/20/15(T): 35/25/25Engine: Mitsubishi A6120VDe S KaiEngine Power: 145Weight: 9.67 tonsWeight Limit: 11.4 tonsRadio: Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo ModifiedRadio Range: 500mInfo: Due to a need for armored vehicles, this vehicle was developed for the use of providing decent armor protection to swampy battlefields. However it was a very difficult vehicle to master due to it housing a powerful engine and radio, the tech was increasingly more advanced then normal.
Renault Otsu KaiRenault Otsu KaiGun: 37mm Sogekihou KaiTank Armor:(H): 35/35/27(T): 25/25/25Engine: Mitsubishi A475VD KaiEngine Power: 85Weight: 9.45 tonsWeight Limit: 10.5 tonsRadio: Type 94 Mk. 4 Hei ModifiedRadio Range: 380mInfo: The Japanese attempted to modify their Renaults to keep up pace with their other tank projects. It was a failure due to the US War Machine proving even if you mount a 8 round magazine version of the 37mm gun. They are not capable of fighting the Sherman.