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Type 89 OTSU Diesel Japanese Medium Tank w/2 Crew - Hobby Sense

Type 89 OTSU Diesel Japanese Medium Tank w/2 Crew

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Japanese Type 89 Medium Tanks serial production began in 1931. It entered service in the Japanese Imperial Army one year later, in 1932, and soon became the main tank of it. It required a crew of 4. Its armament consisted of Type 90 57mm gun and 2 Type 91 6,5mm machine guns. The final production version of Type 89 tank - „OTSU” was the first mass-produced tank with a diesel engine in the world. Type 89 tanks of different versions saw action in the Second Sino-Japanese War, in the Khalkhin Gol battle against the Soviet Union and in Second World War. It proved to be very effective against Chinese forces but was already obsolete by the time of Khalkhin Gol and battles against Allies in the Pacific theatre of WWII. This kit includes parts for the assembly of one plastic model kit. The set requires both glue and paint in order to be completed. Paints and glue are not included. For modelers aged 14 and older


  • Brand: IBG Models
  • Category: Tanks
  • description_tag: IBG Models 72041 1/72 scale Type 89 OTSU Diesel Japanese Medium Tank w/2 Crew
  • Military Conflict: World War II
  • Related Country: Japan
  • Scale: 1/72
  • SKU: IBG 72041
  • Type: Military

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