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== General info ==
 
== General info ==
 
=== Survivability and armour ===
 
=== Survivability and armour ===
''This tank has little to no armour, so is usually destroyed in a single shot, however at long ranges you will be able to survive multiple because the penetration drops off and the "no armour is best armour" rule comes into play.''
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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 ===
 
=== Mobility ===
''This tank is sluggish for its BR and has a really bad traverse and reverse speed. Its just plain slow.''
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This tank is sluggish for its battle rating and has a really bad traverse and reverse speed. It is just plain slow.
  
 
== Armaments ==
 
== Armaments ==
 
=== Main armament ===
 
=== Main armament ===
''At the BR, the gun is not bad, it has good post penetration effects but seriously lacks penetration that some other tanks have.''
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{{main|Type 1 (47 mm)}}
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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 ===
 
=== Machine guns ===
''The Chi-Ha Kai has a MG mounted to the turret which can not penetrate most tanks at its BR, but a few open topped vehicles will be a great target for MG fire.''
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{{main|Type 97 (7.7 mm)}}
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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 ==
 
== Usage in battles ==

Latest revision as of 16:33, 12 November 2019

␗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
75 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
25 / 25 / 12Hull
32 / 25 / 25Turret
Mobility
15.0 tWeight
324 hp170 hpEngine power
22 hp/t11 hp/tSurface density
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
3.3 / 4.3 sReload
-15° / 20°Vertical guidance
shoulderStabilizer
3 000 roundsAmmunition
3.0 / 3.9 sReload
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

Describe the tactics of playing in the vehicle, the features of using vehicles in the team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view but instead give the reader food for thought. Describe the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Pros and cons

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History

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Media

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See also

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  • reference to the series of the vehicles;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

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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