Medium Tank: Type 5 Chi-Ri

Type 5 Chi-Ri

A single prototype was manufactured at the beginning of 1945. The vehicle underwent trials and was recommended for service. However, Japan was defeated before mass production could begin. After the surrender, the prototype was confiscated by American occupation authorities and was shipped to the United States.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 1,150 HP
Weight/Load Limit 35.29 / 42.3 t
Price 1,440,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 500 h.p.
Speed Limit 42 km/h
Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 75
  • sides 35
  • rear 35
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 75
  • sides 50
  • rear 50
Armament
Gun 7.5 cm Tank Gun Type 5
Ammunition 97 pcs
Damage 94-156 HP
Armor Penetration 93-155 mm
Rate of Fire 12.77 rounds/min
View Range 360 m
Signal Range 400 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI Type 5 Chi-Ri Plan 1
  • front 75
  • sides 50
  • rear 50
36 360 13,000
VII Type 5 Chi-Ri Plan 2
  • front 75
  • sides 50
  • rear 50
36 370 21,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 7.5 cm Tank Gun Type 5 125/125/175 124/155/38 12.77 42,500
VI 7.5 cm Autoloading Tank Gun Type 5 130/130/175 155/186/38 15.0 62,000
VI 7.5 cm Tank Gun Type 5 Model I 130/130/175 155/186/38 15.79 57,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Mitsubishi AL Type 4 Kakyuu V-12 500 15 33,000
VII Kawasaki Type 98 V-12 550 20 36,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VI Type 5 Chi-Ri Plan 1 42.3 30 12,000
VII Type 5 Chi-Ri Plan 2 44.8 34 19,500
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
V Hei 400 3,800
VI Type 96 Mk. 4 Bo 425 14,000
VIII Type 3 Otsu 550 22,000
X Type 3 Ko 750 54,000