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Secret Weapons of the Japanese (1939-1945)

While many sources cover the fantastic aircraft developments of the Germans in World War 2, Japanese engineers were hard at work on their own designs.

Secret Weapons of the Japanese (1939-1945)

While many sources cover the fantastic aircraft developments of the Germans in World War 2, Japanese engineers were hard at work on their own designs.

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There are a total of 28 Secret Weapons of the Japanese (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


This listing attempts to include all manner of special Imperial Japanese Army / Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft projects related to the World War 2 period covering operational, conceptual, and development types. Designs that may have become available in 1946 are part of this showcase - should the war have been prolonged.





Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
Twin-Engine Night-Fighter Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
001
National Flag Graphic
1946
Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Pilot-Guided, Pulsejet-Powered Expendable Suicide Aircraft
Picture of the Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
002
National Flag Graphic
1945
Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Single-Seat Land-Based Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
003
National Flag Graphic
1944
Kawanishi K-200
Long-Range Jet-Powered Flying Boat Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Kawanishi K-200
004
National Flag Graphic
1946
Kawasaki Ki-108
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-108
005
National Flag Graphic
1945
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Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
Prototype Heavy Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
006
National Flag Graphic
1943
Kawasaki Ki-88
Fighter Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-88
007
National Flag Graphic
1943
Kawasaki Ki-91
Heavy Bomber Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-91
008
National Flag Graphic
1945
Kayaba Katsuodori
Ramjet-and-Rocket Powered Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Kayaba Katsuodori
009
National Flag Graphic
1945
Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
Picture of the Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
0010
National Flag Graphic
1945
Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
Ground Attack Aircraft / High-Altitude Fighter Proposal
Picture of the Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
0011
National Flag Graphic
1945
Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
0012
National Flag Graphic
1945
Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Long Range Escort Fighter Proposal
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1944
Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft Proposal
Picture of the Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
0014
National Flag Graphic
1946
Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Very-Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
Picture of the Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
0015
National Flag Graphic
1944
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Reconnaissance Aircraft / Night-Fighter / Heavy Fighter
Picture of the Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
0016
National Flag Graphic
1942
Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor
Picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
0017
National Flag Graphic
1944
Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
0018
National Flag Graphic
1945
Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Suicide Fighter
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
0019
National Flag Graphic
1945
Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
0020
National Flag Graphic
1946
Nakajima Ki-87
High-Altitude Fighter / Interceptor
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-87
0021
National Flag Graphic
1945
Rikugun Ki-202
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-202
0022
National Flag Graphic
1945
Rikugun Ki-93
Heavy Fighter / Anti-Shipping Attack Aircraft Prototype
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-93
0023
National Flag Graphic
1945
Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
All-Wood Single-Seat Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
0024
National Flag Graphic
1945
Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Long-Range Reconnaissance Bomber
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
0025
National Flag Graphic
1944
Tachikawa Ki-94
Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-94
0026
National Flag Graphic
1945
Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Single-Seat Pilot-Guided Suicide Aircraft
Picture of the Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
0027
National Flag Graphic
1945
Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
Reconnaissance / Heavy Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
0028
National Flag Graphic
1945


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