New: Type 97 Izuzu 4-Wheeled Truck

Transporting your Imperial Japanese Army into the combat areas the sturdy and reliable Type 97 Izuzu arrives at full speed!

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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 they’re ideal to carry your small squads or tow your big guns:

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

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The IJA motorised force is ready to transport your units into battle!

With multiple Type 97’s, the Japanese will be quick into close quarters battle! Reinforce this force with the new Type 4 Ho-Ro and claim victory for the empire!

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