Medium Tank: Type 1 Chi-He

Type 1 Chi-He

The Type 1 Chi-He medium tank was developed in 1941. The tank was a further development of the Type 97 Chi-Ha. However, due to the lack of steel, a total of 170 tanks were manufactured. Most of them were held for the defense of Japan and never saw combat.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 320 HP
Weight/Load Limit 17.24 / 17.25 t
Price 136,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 200 h.p.
Speed Limit 44 km/h
Traverse Speed 32 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 50
  • sides 25
  • rear 20
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 50
  • sides 50
  • rear 25
Armament
Gun 47 mm Gun Type 1
Ammunition 121 pcs
Damage 53-88 HP
Armor Penetration 61-101 mm
Rate of Fire 22.22 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 350 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III Type 1 Chi-He
  • front 50
  • sides 50
  • rear 25
30 330 2,000
IV Type 2 Ho-I
  • front 50
  • sides 35
  • rear 25
30 340 4,600
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
IV 7.5 cm Tank Gun Type 99 110/110/175 70/100/38 15.0 29,000
IV 47 mm Gun Type 1 70/70/90 81/122/25 25.0 21,000
IV Experimental 57 mm Tank Gun Shin 75/75/100 87/131/29 25.0 27,500
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Type 100 Suirei V-12 200 15 8,600
IV Type 100 Kuurei V-12 240 15 10,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III Type 1 Chi-He 17.25 32 2,000
IV Type 2 Ho-I 19.5 36 4,550
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IV Type 94 Mk. 4 Hei 350 2,350
VI Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo 425 14,000
VIII Type 3 Otsu 550 22,000