Chi-Ha Kai (China)

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␗Type 97 Chi-Ha Kai
cn_type_97_kai.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
2.0/2.0/2.0BR
5 peopleCrew
front / side / backArmour
25 / 25 / 12Hull
32 / 25 / 25Turret
Mobility
15.0 tWeight
44 km/h forward
6 km/h back
39 km/h forward
5 km/h back
Speed
Armament
47 mm Type 1 cannonMain weapon
104 roundsAmmunition
-15° / 20°Vertical guidance
shoulderStabilizer
3 000 roundsAmmunition
20 roundsBelt capacity
499 shots/minFire rate
Economy
4 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
2 100 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png400 / 518/400 / 518/260 / 337Repair
600 Sl icon.pngCrew training
2 100 Sl icon.pngExperts
40 Ge icon.pngAces
× (100) % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
× 0.3 Sl icon.png× 0.2 Sl icon.png× 0.1 Sl icon.png

Description

The ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha Kai is a rank I Chinese light tank with a battle rating of 2.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision".

General info

Survivability and armour

This tank has little to no armour, so is usually destroyed in a single shot. However, at long ranges the tank will be able to survive multiple shots because the enemy shell penetration drops off to be insufficient against even the Chi-Ha Kai's thin armour.

Mobility

This tank is sluggish for its battle rating and has a really bad traverse and reverse speed. It is just plain slow.

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: Type 1 (47 mm)

The Chi-Ha Kai is armed with the 47 mm Type 1 cannon. At the battle rating, the gun is not bad, it has good post penetration effects but seriously lacks penetration that some other tanks have.

Machine guns

Main article: Type 97 (7.7 mm)

The Chi-Ha Kai has a machine gun mounted to the turret which can not penetrate most tanks at its battle rating, but a few open topped vehicles will be a great target for machine gun fire.

Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

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See also

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China light tanks
  ZBD86 · Type 62 · Type 63-I
American  ␗M8 LAC · ␗M3A3 Stuart · ␗M5A1 · ␗M24
Soviet  ␗T-26 mod. 1939 · T-26 No.531 · ␗PT-76
Japanese  ␗Type 97 Chi-Ha Kai