List of weapons of the Japanese Navy


List of weapons of the Japanese Navy

This is a list of the weapons of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Tanks and armoured vehicles (WWII)

Regular Light and Medium Tanks

*Type 94 Te-Ke Tankette
*Type 97 Te-Ke Light Tank
*Type 95 Ha-Go Light Tank
*Type 89 Chi-Ro Medium Tank
*Type 89 Yi-Go Medium Tank
* Type 97 Medium Tank
* Type 97 Improved Medium Tank

Amphibious Tank

*SRII Amphibious Tank
*Type 1 Mi-Sha Amphibious Tank
*Type 2 Ka-Mi Amphibious Tank
*Type 3 Ka-Chi Amphibious Tank
*Type 4 Ka-Sha Amphibious Tank
*Type 5 To-Ku Amphibious Tank

Amphibious APC

*Type 4 Amphibious APC Vehicle "Ka-Tsu"

elf-Propelled vehicles

*Type 1 75 mm SPH "Ho-Ni I"
*Type 1 105 mm SPH "Ho-Ni II"
*Type 97 Short Barrel 120 mm Gun Tank
*Navy 12 cm Self-propelled Gun

Armoured cars

*Hokoku Armored Car
*Type 92 Armored Car
*Type 2592 Osaka HoKoKu-Go Armored Car

Cars and trucks

*Type 95 Mini-truck
*Amphibious Truck "Su-Ki"

Artillery weapons (WWII)

Anti tank guns

*Type 94 37 mm Anti-Tank Gun
*Type 1 37 mm Anti-Tank Gun
*Type 1 47 mm Anti-Tank Gun

Medium anti-aircraft gun

*Type 96 25 mm Dual Purpose Anti-Tank/Anti-Aircraft Gun
*Vickers Type 40 mm Dual Purpose AntiTank/Anti-Aircraft Gun
*Type 11 75 mm AA Gun
*Type 88 75 mm AA Gun
*Type 4 75 mm AA Gun

Heavy anti-aircraft gun

*Type 14 10 cm AA Gun
*Type 3 12 cm AA Gun
*Type 5 15 cm AA Gun (project)
*Type 3 80 mm AA Gun
*Type 10 120 mm AA Gun

Rocket launcher (ground use)

*25 mm Rocket Gun Launcher
*80 mm Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
*100 mm Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
*120 mm Rocket Launcher
*120 mm Six-Rocket Launcher
*200 mm Rocket Launcher Model 1
*200 mm Rocket Launcher Model 2
*200 mm Rocket Launcher Model 3
*450 mm Heavy Rocket Launcher
*Type 6 Ground Use Bomb Projection Rocket Launcher Model 11
*Type 6 Ground Use Bomb Projection Rocket Launcher Model 13
*Type 3 Rocket Launcher Model 1
*Type 3 Rocket Launcher Model 2
*Type 3 Rocket Launcher Model 2 Modification 1

Rocket launcher (carrier-based)

*75 mm Blast-Off Rocket Launcher
*120 mm Rocket Launcher
*120 mm 28-Rocket Launcher
*120 mm 30-Rocket Launcher
*150 mm Rocket Depth Bomb Launcher

Infantry weapons of the Japanese Navy (WW II)

Rifles

* Type 38 Rifle
* Type 38 Cavalry Rifle
* Type 44 Cavalry Rifle
* Type 97 Sniper Rifle
* Type 99 Rifle
* Type 99 Sniper Rifle
* Type 'I' Rifle
* TERA Rifles (Type 100 Rifle, Type 1 Rifle, Type 2 Rifle)

Pistols

*Type 26 9 mm Revolver
*Type 14 8 mm Nambu Pistol
*Type 94 8 mm Pistol

ub machine guns

*Bergmann Sub Machine Gun
*Type 100 Sub Machine Gun

Machine guns

*Type 11 Light Machine Gun
*Type 96 Light Machine Gun
*Type 99 Light Machine Gun
*Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
*Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun
*Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun

Infantry mortar

*Type 11 70 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 94 90 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 96 150 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 97 81 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 97 90 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 97 150 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 99 81 mm Infanrty Mortar
*Type 2 120 mm Infantry Mortar
*Type 98 50 mm Mortar

Grenades and grenade dischargers

*Type 10 Grenade
*Type 91 Grenade
*Type 97 Grenade
*Type 99 Grenade
*Ceramic Grenade
*Type 10 Grenade Discharger
*Type 89 Grenade Discharger
*Rifle Grenade Dischargers

Light anti-aircraft weapons

*Type 98 20 mm AA-Rapid Fire Anti-Tank Machine Cannon
*Type 2 20 mm AA Machine Cannon
*Type 220 mm Twin AA Machine Cannon
*Type 4 20m Twin AA Machine Cannon
*AA Mine Discharger

Anti-tank weapons

*Type 97 20 mm AT Rifle
*Type 99 AT Mine
*Type 2 AT Rifle Grenade
*Type 3 AT Grenade
*Lunge AT Mine
*Model 93 Pressure Anti-Tank/Personnel Mine
*Model 99 Magnetic Anti-Tank Mine

Flamethrower

*Type 100 Flamethrower

Military sword

*Type 98 "kai gunto" Military Sword

Aerial bombs (WW II)

* Type 3 No.1 28-Go Bomb T(Spreading)
* Type 3 No.1 28-Go Bomb Type 2 Modify 1
* Type 3 No.1 28-Go Bomb Type 2 Modify 2
* Type 3 No.1 28-Go Bomb "Maru-Sen" steel board Anti Submarine
* Type 3No.6 27-Go Bomb 1,354 200 58.0 1.2 10.5 500(Spreading)
* Type 3 No.25 4-Go Bomb Type 1 steel board Anti-Ground Anti Surface
* Type 3 No.50 4-Go Bomb steel board Anti-Ground Anti-Surface

Electronic warfare (WWII)

Land-Based Radar

* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 1 Early Warning Radar ("11-Go" Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 1 Modify 1 Early Warning Radar ("11-Go" Model 1 Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 1 Modify 2 Early Warning Radar ("11-Go" Model 2 Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 1 Modify 3 Early Warning Radar ("11-Go" Model 3 Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 2 Mobil Early Warning Radar ("12-Go" Mobil Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 2 Modify 2 Mobil Early Warning Radar ("12-Go" Modify 2 Mobil Early Warning Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 1 Model 2 Modify 3 Mobil Early Warning Radar ("12-Go" Modify 3 Mobil Early Warning Radar)
* Type 3 Mark 1 Model 1 Early Warning Radar ("11-Go" Modify Early Warning Radar)
* Type 3 Mark 1 Model 3 Small Size Early Warning Radar ("13-Go" Small Size Early Warning Radar)
* Type 3 Mark 1 Model 4 Long-Range Air Search Radar ("14-Go" Long Range Air Search Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 4 Model 1 Anti-aircraft Fire-Control Radar (Japanese SCR- 268) (S3 Anti-aircraft Fire-Control Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 4 Model 2 Anti-aircraft Fire-Control Radar (Japanese SCR-268) (S24 Anti-aircraft Fire-Control Radar)

Airborne Radar

* Type 3 Air Mark6 Model 4 Airborne Ship-Search Radar (H6 Airborne Ship-Search Radar)
* N6 Airborne Ship-Search Radar
* Type 5 Model 1 Radio Location Night Vision Device

Shipborne Radar

* Type 2 Mark 2 Model 1 Air Search Radar ("21-Go" Air Search Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 2 Model 2 Modify 3 Anti-Surface, Fire-assisting Radar for Submarine ("21-Go" Modify 3 Anti-Surface, Fire-assisting Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 2 Model 2 Modify 4 Anti-Surface, Fire-assisting Radar for Ship ("21-Go" Modify 4 Anti-Surface, Fire-assisting Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 3 Model 1 Anti-Surface Fire-Control Radar ("31-Go" Anti Surface Fire-Control Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 3 Model 2 Anti-Surface Fire-Control Radar ("32-Go" Anti Surface Fire-Control Radar)
* Type 2 Mark 3 Model 3 Anti-Surface Fire-Control Radar ("33-Go" Anti Surface Fire-Control Radar)

Radar-equipped Bomber devices for maritime reconnaissance/antisubmarine patrol

* Mitsubishi G3M3 (Model 23) (Allied codename: "Nell"): This long range bomber, beginning in 1943, was used as a radar-equipped maritime reconnaissance and electronic warfare aircraft.
* Mitsubishi G4M1 (Model 11/12) "Betty": From 1942, the G4M was also used for the same purposes as the G3M
* Nakajima B5N2/B6N1-2 ("Kate")/"Tenzan" ("Jill"): In 1944, some torpedo bombers of mentioned types used with antisubmarine, radar detection (with finding radar equipment) and similar purposes in short- or medium-range maritime search missions from carriers or land bases.

* Aichi E13A1b ("Jake") Mark 11B:how model 11A, added surface-search radar and other night conversion with radar (E13A1b-S)

* Kawanishi H6K2,4, and 5 "Mavis" Marks 11, 22, and 23:more powerful engines, for ultra long range missions, long range sea radio equipment and surface-search radar added.

* Kawanishi H8K2 ("Emily") Mark 12:More potent engines for ultra-long range maritime recon missions, major heavy armament; also long range sea radio equipment and air-surface search radar added.

* Kawanishi E7K2 ("Alf") Mark 2: short range seaplane, fitted with magnetic anomaly detection equipment and surface-search radar for short range patrol and antisubmarine missions.

* Kyūshū Q3W1 "Nankai" (South Sea): two place version of training aircraft Kyūshū K11W1 "Shiragiku", for antisubmarine patrol. Equipped with sea-surface finding antisubmarine sonar (one prototype)

* Kyūshū Q1W1 "Tokai" (Eastern Sea; "Lorna"): Antisubmarine patrol aircraft. Equipped with surface-search radar and antisubmarine equipment for escorting convoys in the East China Sea, the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan during short periods in 1944-45.

* Mitsubishi Q2M "Taiyo": advanced antisubmarine patrol design, derived from Mitsubishi Ki-67 "Hiryu" ("Peggy"). Was equipped with magnetic antisubmarine search device, air-surface radar and electronic antennae warfare. This design did not advance past the design stage during the war.

Navy Air Guided Missiles

* Funryu Type1 Surface to Air Radio Guidance Missile
* Funryu Type2 Surface to Air Radio Guidance Missile
* Funryu Type3 Surface to Air Radio Guidance Missile
* Funryu Type4 Surface to Air Radio Guidance Missile

Special weapons (World War II)

* Suicide Attack Frogman "Fukuryu"
* I-Go I-400 class submarine (Special Submarine) I-Go 402
* Aichi M6A "Seiran" special torpedo-bomber


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