Battlefront features the Light Sensha Platoon for Flames of War

By Polar_Bear
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Jul 18th, 2013
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Battlefront featured the Medium Sensha Platoon already, so here’s the Light Sensha Platoon.
I’m awaiting the Heavy Sensha Platoon that I’m sure will be here eventually.

From the website:

Light Sensha Platoon (JBX03) includes five Type 95 Ha-Go Light tanks & five Tank Commander figures.

The Japanese military development of the Type 95 Ha-Go light tank was purely out of necessity. The medium Type 89 Chi-Ro tank suffered from an inability to keep pace on the battlefield with the fast moving infantry mounted in trucks that could reach speeds up to 40 km/h.

The Type 95 Ha-Go was lighter and faster than the Type 89 Chi-Ro and was armed with a Type 94 37mm gun, as well as turret and hull machine-gun. It first entered service in 1935 and proved more than capable of holding its own against other light tank designs of the period.

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