|TYPE 97 SHINHOTO CHI-HA MEDIUM TANK|
|47mm Type 1 tank gun||8d6+4/1y AP or 8d6/2y HE||600||114|
|2 x 7.7mm Type 97 MG(bow,turret rear)||2d6+4||110||4035|
The Type 97 Chi-Ha was the main medium tank (or Chi-Sensha of the Imperial Japanese Army during the war. It was available in 1938, but did not come into full service till 1943. The original role of the Chi-Ha was deal with infantry and fortifications, but the presence of enemy armor in the Pacific War resulted in the Shinhoto Type 97 appearing in 1942, which had a more powerful 47mm high velocity gun.
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