Type 75 MLRS

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Type 75 MLRS
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Type 75 MLRS
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Description

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The Type 75 MLRS is a premium rank V Japanese tank destroyer with a battle rating of 7.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.83 "Masters of the Sea".

General info

Survivability and armour

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Mobility

Game Mode Max Speed (km/h) Weight (tons) Engine power (horsepower) Power-to-weight ratio (hp/ton)
Forward Reverse Stock Upgraded Stock Upgraded
Arcade 0 0 0 426 0 Division by zero. Division by zero.
Realistic 0 0 265 0 Division by zero. Division by zero.

Armaments

Main armament

Main article: Type 75 (130 mm)

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Machine guns

Main article: M2HB (12.7 mm)

Offensive and anti-aircraft machine guns not only allow you to fight some aircraft, but also are effective against lightly armoured vehicles. Evaluate machine guns and give recommendations on its use.

Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very mobile when driving on flat terrain
  • While rockets it possesses aren't the strongest ammunition possible, they can be continuously fired until the ammo rack is empty, and if any of them hit anywhere next to opponent tank armour weak spots, they are very likely to one-shot the entire compartment

Cons:

  • Default sights are not helpful for accurately firing rockets; requires user to install a user-made scope that provides firing solutions
  • While rockets are protected by "turret" carcass to some extent and will likely just break on kinetic ammo hit, a direct hit of chemical warhead will likely detonate them, destroying the tank.
  • It is possible for rockets to hit obstacles next to the tank and destroy it on accident
  • Turret depression does not exist on this tank, fighting on uneven terrain without setup or long range will result in almost guaranteed defeat

History

In the mid-60s, the Japanese Military Administration made the decision to boost their Self-Defense Forces’ power with a mobile MLRS on a tracked chassis. As a base, it was suggested that the promising tracked armoured personnel carrier, that was at the time being developed by the Mitsubishi company, be used. The military vehicle was subsequently put into service under the designation Type 73 APC and became a base for a whole series of assault and support vehicles of the Japanese army. In order to equip their army with a modern multiple rocket launcher system, the Japanese used an APC as a base to develop the brand new Type 75 MLRS, as well as two other support vehicles – a mobile weather station and a command vehicle – to ensure the launcher’s combat readiness. The Type 75 was put into service in 1975 and built up serially to 1985 inclusive. The vehicle fired at its opponents using its 130 mm rockets located on 30 launching tubes inside a rotating pod (the horizontal guidance angle was 50 degrees). The Type 75 had a three-man crew and could reach a speed of 50 km/h.

-From Devblog

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See also

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  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links


Japan tank destroyers
Based on Ro-Go  Ji-Ro
Based on Chi-Ha  Ho-Ni I · Ho-Ni III · Ho-Ro · Chi-Ha LG
Based on Ho-Ki  Na-To
Ho-Ri  Ho-Ri Prototype · Ho-Ri Production
Post-war  Type 60 SPRG (C) · Type 60 ATM · Type 75 MLRS · Type 75 SPH

Japan premium ground vehicles
Light tanks  Ha-Go Commander
Medium tanks  Chi-Ha Short Gun · Chi-He (5th Regiment) · Chi-Nu II · Type 74G
Heavy tanks  Ro-Go · ▅Heavy Tank No.6
Tank destroyers  Ho-Ri Prototype · Type 75 MLRS