Kawanishi - Imperial Japan
Imperial Japan (cancelled)
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Ability to intercept inbound aerial threats by way of high-performance, typically speed and rate-of-climb.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
1 x Mitsubishi MK9A "Homare 42" radial piston engine of unknown output.
(685 kph | 370 knots)
(10,060 m | 6 miles)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
4 x 20mm Type 99-2 cannons
2 x 13.2mm Type 3 Heavy Machine Guns (HMGs)
2 x 30mm Type 5 cannons
2 x 13.2mm Type 3 HMGs
6 x 20mm 18-Shi 1-Gata cannons in wings (three per wing).
J6K1 "Jinpu" - Base Series Designation; project entered mockup stage before cancellation.