1/72 scale very hi detailed and accurate model of WWII IJN 12.7 cm/40 Type 89 naval gun single with shield.
The 12.7 cm/40 Type 89 naval gun was a Japanese anti-aircraft (AA) gun introduced before World War II. It was the Imperial Japanese Navy's standard heavy AA gun during the war.
The Type 89 was adopted by the IJN on February 6, 1932, and was the primary anti-aircraft gun on new aircraft carriers, battleships and cruisers, most commonly installed in twin gun mounts. As IJN ships were upgraded in the 1930s and 1940s, their older AA guns were often replaced with Type 89 guns.
Ship Class Used On: Almost all Japanese capital ships, battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, Matsu and Tachibana class escorts.
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