Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) WW2 Aircraft (1939-1945)
The Imperial Japanese Navy held an early advantage in the Pacific Theater of World War 2 - though it was reduced to a shell of its former self before the end.There are a total of 10 Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) WW2 Aircraft (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.
Fighter concepts and prototypes are also included in this listing as are single- and twin-engined heavy fighters.
Thought to be obsolescent at the beginning of World War 2, the D3A Val none-the-less made its presence known in the...
The Mitsubishi A5M was the precursor Japanese Navy monoplane to the fabled A6M Zero series....
The Japanese Navy Mitsubishi A6M Zero carrier-borne fighter became synonymous with the Japanese military commitment...
The Mitsubishi A7M Reppu was intended to replace the once-excellent A6M Zero for the Imperial Japanese Navy....
The Mitsubishi F1M floatplane made exceptional use of aerodyanmic design to produce an elegant and useful military ...
The Mitsubishi G4M Betty will forever be linked to the ill-fated flight which saw the death of Japanese Admiral Yam...
By the time of World War 2, the Nakajima B5N of the Imperial Japanese Navy was regarded as the best carrier-borne t...
The promising Nakajima B6N torpedo bomber of WW2 - codenamed Jill by the Allies - arrived at a time when air superi...
The Nakajima J5N interceptor prototype never managed to live up to its IJN requirements - managing just six prototy...