Japanese tank destroyer Type 5 Ho-Ru Japanese Army used the Ha-Go chassis to built a small tank destroyer. The turret of light tank Ha-Go was removed and a small enclosed casemate was installed and armed with a Type 1 47mm gun. The armor was thin, only 30mm on front and 12mm on sides. The […]

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Japanese Tank Destroyer Ho-Ri I Toku The Ho-Ri I was a project of Tank Destroyer based on chassis of Type 5 Chi-Ri medium tank. This experimental project never got past the mock-up stage. It resembles the Ferdinand Porsche tank destroyer Elefant. It had a weight of 45tons and was armed with a 105mm experimental gun […]

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Japanese Tank Destroyers Type 5 Na-To The Type 5 Na-To was a Japan Tank Destroyer developed in 1945. It was an emergency solution against the imminent Allied invasion. It’s an obscure vehicle based on chassis of a medium track carrier, the Type 4 Chi-So. On this chassis was mounted an anti tank gun consisted of […]

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