Type 1 Ho-Ni Self Propelled Gun
Used a Type 97 Chi-Ha chassis.The first were converted during June 1941. Designed as a tank destroyer.
Ho-Ni I armed with 75 mm Type 90 field gun
Ho-Ni II armed with 100 mm Type 91 howitzer
Ho-Ni III armed with a 75 mm Type 90 field gun, with improved armor in an enclosed gun turret.
Ho-Ni I: 124 (1942)
Ho-Ni II : 544 (July 1942 - 1945)
Ho-Ni III: 314 (57 were orderd by Hitachi)
Weight 15 tons (loaded)
Speed 40 km/h
Armor 25mm to 51mm
Engine Mitsubishi air cooled V-12 diesel
Range 200 km
Armament 75mm or 100mm gun