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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Medium Tank Type 97 Recovery Tank (SE-RI)


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Armour Details


 Front 25mm@15(26.0mm)
 Side  25mm@15(26.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@15(26.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)


 Front 25mm@45(35.0mm)
 Side  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Rear  7mm@15(7.0mm)
 Top  8mm@80(8.0mm)


 Front 17mm@30(20.0mm)
 Side  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Rear  7mm@15(7.0mm)
 Top  8mm@80(8.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 25 mm

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 35 (mm) - Minimum 7 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1937 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  15.4 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.59 (mtr)
Width 2.36 (mtr)
Height 2.26 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Medium Tank Type 97 Recovery Tank (SE-RI) was a medium tank used by the japanese between 1937 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.36 metres wide, 5.59 metres long, 2.26 metres high and weighed 15.4 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Medium Tank Type 97 Recovery Tank (SE-RI) was capable of a road speed of 25mph .

Based on the all chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns.

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