The Type 98 320mm spigot mortar was a large, fixed position artillery piece used by Japan in WWII. Primarily used for their psychological effects, they were deployed on Okinawa, Iwo Jima and Bataan.
The massive shells weighed 330kg and were 1.5m long with the large recoil requiring that the mortar base was embedded in an earth bank
The crew comprises: 1x spotter and 4 generic crew. Models may be duplicated, but are also supplied with extra components (e.g. boxes, shells) model appropriately.
Scale: 28mm / 1:56, 20mm / 1:72, 15mm / 1:100
Model: Type 98 320mm Spigot Mortar
Country/Army: Japanese (IJA)
Suitable for: Bolt Action, Flames of War, Chain of Command, Rapid Fire, Iron Cross, Combat Patrol and many others!
Material: UV Cured resin
Height: 52m (approx.) – based mortar
Width: 66mm (approx.) – based mortar
Length: 90mm (approx.) – based mortar
Item takes paint well once primed. Larger models may be hollow printed. Model supplied unassembled and unpainted. Some additional finishing may be required during assembly. Finished colour of the product may vary from images shown.
Original file by: DeweyCat Productions, Studio Grozny
Painting by: MarDav Miniatures
*****photos and dimensions are at 28mm unless noted otherwise*****