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Type 98 cannon

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Type 98 cannon - 20x142mm

The Type 98 was the standard light anti-air weapon of the Imperial Japanese Army during the World War II era, developed from the Hotchkiss M1929, which itself was used by the IJA as the Type Ho. The Type 98 would serve as the basis for the Type 97 anti-tank rifle and its derivatives the Ho-1 and Ho-3.


(1938 - 1945)

  • Type: Autocannon
  • Mass: 373 kg (822 lb)
  • Length: ??
  • Barrel length: 1.4 m (4 ft 7 in) L/70
  • Shell: 20x142mm
  • Caliber: 20mm
  • Rate of fire: 300 rounds per minute

The Type 98 cannon and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
The Thin Red Line 1998
Pearl Harbor Japanese soldiers 2001

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Note Release Date
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault 2004
Far East War Mounted on Japanese Tanks 2013
Enlisted 2021

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