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Japan's Type 5 To-Ku amphibious tank

Specifications

  Type 5 Amphibious Tank
Crew 7
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 29 tons
29,465 kg
With pontoons: 29.1 tons
Length 35' 5.5", 35.45'
10.81 m
Height 9' 10", 11.08'
3 m
Width 9.83', 11' 1"
3.38 m
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 47 mm
Secondary 25 mm
MG 2: 7.7 mm MG
MG - coaxial 1: 7.7 mm MG
MG - hull 1: 7.7 mm MG
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm) 50
Hull Front, Upper  
Hull Front, Lower  
Hull Sides, Upper  
Hull Sides, Lower  
Hull Rear  
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom  
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Type 100
Cylinders V-12
Net HP 240
Cooling Air
Transmission  
Fuel type Diesel
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Land 20 mph
32 kph
Speed - Water 6.5 mph
Range - Road 198 miles
319 km
Turning Radius  
Elevation Limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Track length  
Tires  
Track width  
Track centers/tread  

Sources:

  1. Tanks of the World, 1915-1945, Peter Chamberlain, Chris Ellis, 1972
  2. World War I and II Tanks, George Forty, 2012
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site