Japanese Type 97 Isuzu truck

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Scale: 28mm - 1/56th
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While we hold as much stock as possible, on occasion this product may need to be cast especially for you by our expert staff. If your order includes this item, it may take a few more days before we ship it.

Requires Assembly

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included. Decals not provided.



The Japanese Light Truck Type 97 was based on the Isuzu truck TX40, sharing parts common to the Type 94 Truck. The Type 97 could be found in almost all areas of the Pacific war as a principle truck for the IJA until wars end.

  • Principal service: 1937–45
  • Weight : 3.008 ton
  • Dimensions: 5.865 x 2.17 x 2.25(h) m
  • Speed (max) : 75 km/hr
  • Engine : Gasoline Engine 52 HP
  • Loading Capacity : 1.5 ton
  • Manufacturer : Isuzu

Japanese trucks were inclined to be narrow to suit local roads and had high ground clearance to cope with uneven surfaces. They tended to be quite heavy compared to British equivalents and some were almost exact copies of the 1939 Chevrolet.

Light Truck Type 97 in Bolt Action

These smaller vehicles had about half the capacity of a standard general purpose truck. So there is no problem fielding an entire squad split between two of these nifty little workhorses:

Cost: 25pts (Inexperienced), 31pts (Regular), 37pts (Veteran)
Weapons: none
Damage Value: 6+ (soft-skin)
Transport: Up to 8 men
Tow: light howitzer; light or medium anti-tank gun; light anti- aircraft gun
Options: May have a pintle-mounted MMG covering the forward arc for +15pts

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted


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