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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Amphibious Tank Type 3 (KA-CHI)

Japan

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 13mm@15(13.0mm)
 Side  9mm@15(9.0mm)
 Rear  9mm@15(9.0mm)
 Top  9mm@90(9.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 13mm@45(18.0mm)
 Side  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Rear  9mm@0(9.0mm)
 Top  9mm@90(9.0mm)

Hull

 Front 13mm@15(13.0mm)
 Side  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Rear  9mm@0(9.0mm)
 Top  9mm@90(9.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 13 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 18 (mm) - Minimum 9 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  18 (tonnes)
Crew 7
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.85 (mtr)
Width 3.02 (mtr)
Height 3.85 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 20 (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 Amphibious Tank Type 3 (KA-CHI) was an used by the japanese between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 7 and was 3.02 metres wide, 5.85 metres long, 3.85 metres high and weighed 18 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Amphibious Tank Type 3 (KA-CHI) was capable of a road speed of 20mph .

Based on the all chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 47mm Anti-tank Gun Type 1 with a muzzle velocity of 824m/sec which was capable of penetrating 54mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
47mm Anti-tank Gun Type 1
 Calibre 47 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 824 m/sec
 Shell Weight 1.58 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 64 62 60 54 48 43 37 32
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.51 1.1 1.75 2.48 3.33 4.32
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 77 48 25 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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