Suicide-Attack Motorboat "Maru-Re"
- Introduced Year : 1944
- Weight : 0.83 ton
- Dimensions: 5.6 x 1.8 m
- Speed (max) : 20-24 knots
- Engine : Gasoline Engine 70PS
- Crews : 1 man
- Production Qty : 5,000
Maru-Re is the motorboat loading a 250kg explosive charge. It was possible to drop a charge near an enemy ship and return, but the most crews selected to crash against an enemy ship. In Jan., 1945, Maru-Re first saw action and sunk several US vessels in the Gulf of Lingayen, Philippines.