Type 95 Ha-Go
(Type 95 Ke-Go / Type 95 Kyu-Go)
Type 95 Ha-Go.jpg
General Historical Information
Place of origin Japan
Category Light tank
Speed 45 km/h
Armour Ha-Go Armour.jpg
Main armament 37mm Type 93
Coaxial weapon 7.7 mm Type 97 mg
General Ingame Information
Used by Japan
Crew in‑game 2
Ammunition ↑ Gun
↓ Mg
Special abilities Light enough to be transported on the Daihatsu 14M VLC
Seat 2 Commander Cupola
Seat 3 7.7 mm Type 97 mg
Seat 4 Passenger Seat
Seat 5 Passenger Seat
Historical Picture
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The Type 95 Ha-Gō (九五式軽戦車 ハ号 kyūgo-shiki kei-sensha Ha-Gō?) (also known as Ke-Go or Kyu-Go) was a light tank used by the Imperial Japanese Army in combat operations of the Second Sino-Japanese War, at Nomonhan against the Soviet Union, and in the Second World War. It proved sufficient against infantry, however, like the American M3 Stuart, it was not designed to fight other tanks. Approximately 2,300 units were produced, making it the most numerous Japanese armored fighting vehicle of the time.

The Ha-Go is popular in movies and series. We have found this little tank in this mini serie: The Pacific.




 

Type 95 Ha-Go "Late"[edit | edit source]

Type 95 Ha-Go "Late"
(Type 95 Ke-Go / Type 95 Kyu-Go)
Type 95 Ha-Go Late.jpg
General Historical Information
Place of origin Japan
Category Light tank
Speed 45 km/h
Main armament 37mm Type 98 (120 rounds)
↑ Gun
↓ Mg
Coaxial weapon 7.7 mm Type 97 mg (20 rounds)
↑ Gun
↓ Mg
General Ingame Information
Used by Japan
Crew in‑game 2
Seat 2 Commander Cupola
Seat 3 7.7 mm Type 97 mg (20 rounds)
Seat 4 Passenger Seat
Seat 5 Passenger Seat
Historical Picture
Type 95 Ha-Go Late (japan).jpg

Later the war, the 37mm Type 93 from the Ha-Go was being replaced by a 37mm Type 98 gun. The Ha-Go would later be used to make the Type 5 Ho-Ru self-propelled gun in order to further upgrade the armament on the same chassis.


Type 95 Ha-Go Pill Box[edit | edit source]

Type 95 Ha-Go Pill Box
Type 5 Ha-Go Pill.jpg
General Historical Information
Place of origin Japan
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
Niigata
Tekkosho
Kobe Seikosho
Kokura Rikugun Zoheisho
Category Light tank
Speed 0 km/h
Main armament 37mm Type 98
General Ingame Information
Used by Japan
Ammunition ↑ Gun
↓ Mg
Seat 2 Commander Cupola
Historical Picture
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Movie
Letters_from_Iwo_Jima_(The_Ha-Go_Pillbox)


During World War II, battles like the Battle of Iwo Jima, broken tanks were used as camouflaged artillery positions. Those tanks, digged in the ground, are be covered with camouflage and sometimes covered with sandbags. Also the Type 5 Ha-Go was used as camouflaged artillery positions. In the movies Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of our Fatherscan you also see the Ha-Go as pillbox. Here a little short preview.


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