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Renault NC27 "Otsu" Light Tank

Introduced Year : 1930
Weight : 8.5 ton
Dimensions: 4.41 x 1.71 x 2.14(h) m
Armor (max) : 30 mm
Speed (max) : 20 km/hr
Engine : Gasoline Engine 60 HP/2000 rpm
Armaments : 6.5 mm MG x 1 or 37 mm Gun x 1
Crew : 2
Origin : France
Imported Qty : 23


Though the production of Type 89 Medium Tank had already started, they were small numbers and not enough to form the Japanese tank force. So, the IJA imported tanks of Renault new model - NC. Imported NC tanks were deployed in the 1st Tank Unit in Kurume.