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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.





#1
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
Twin-Engine Night-Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#2
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Pilot-Guided, Pulsejet-Powered Expendable Suicide Aircraft
#3
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Single-Seat Land-Based Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#4
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi K-200
Kawanishi K-200
Long-Range Jet-Powered Flying Boat Aircraft Proposal
#5
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-108
Kawasaki Ki-108
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
Prototype Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#7
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-88
Kawasaki Ki-88
Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#8
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-91
Kawasaki Ki-91
Heavy Bomber Aircraft Proposal
#9
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kayaba Katsuodori
Kayaba Katsuodori
Ramjet-and-Rocket Powered Interceptor Proposal
#10
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#11
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
Ground Attack Aircraft / High-Altitude Fighter Proposal
#12
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Aircraft
#13
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Long Range Escort Fighter Proposal
#14
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft Proposal
#15
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Very-Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
#16
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Reconnaissance Aircraft / Night-Fighter / Heavy Fighter
#17
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor
#18
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#19
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Suicide Fighter
#20
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#21
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-87
Nakajima Ki-87
High-Altitude Fighter / Interceptor
#22
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-202
Rikugun Ki-202
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Proposal
#23
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-93
Rikugun Ki-93
Heavy Fighter / Anti-Shipping Attack Aircraft Prototype
#24
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
All-Wood Single-Seat Fighter Prototype
#25
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Long-Range Reconnaissance Bomber
#26
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-94
Tachikawa Ki-94
Fighter Prototype
#27
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Single-Seat Pilot-Guided Suicide Aircraft
#28
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
Reconnaissance / Heavy Fighter Prototype