Experimental Model (Experimental Type 1 Ho-I)
Type 2 Gun Tank "Ho-I"
- Introduced Year : 1942
- Weight : 15.4 ton
- Dimensions: 5.73 x 2.33 x 2.58(h) m
- Armor (max) : 50 mm
- Speed (max) : 44 km/hr
- Engine : Diesel Engine 240 HP/2000 rpm
- Armaments : Type 99 75 mm x 1, Type 97 7.7 mm x 1
- Crew : 5
- Production Qty : 30
IJA called the closed fire support tank as Gun Tank. Experimental model was base on Chi-Ha and the production model was based on Chi-He. Ho-I was deployed in the gun tank company of the tank regiment. There is no record that Ho-I was used in action.