Between the wars Japan reassessed its position with its navy, building the world’s first purpose-built aircraft carrier, the Hosho in 1921 and inventing its deadly fast and powerful type 93 24’’ oxygen fuelled torpedoes. They also decided that as their industrial might could not match that of the west, then they would have to have sharp, training tactics and a crew of superior quality to their foe, and for a while, achieved just this.
The Imperial Japanese Navy Fleet Contains:
6 x T-14-class MTBs (metal)
3 x Maru-Ni kamikaze boats (metal)
3 x Shin-Yo kamikaze boats (metal)
4 x large Sampan (resin and metal - two of each canopied boat)
1 x Escort Type Hei minesweeper (resin & metal)
1 x Aichi D3A 'Val' (metal)
Plastic Torpedo markers
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The Japanese Navy Fleet fills the gap with models that can be used for war gaming the WWII island hopping campaign.