Entering service in 1990, the Type 90 is the main battle tank of the Japanese Army. It was produced for twenty years from 1989-2009, and more than 300 have been manufactured. It is set to be replaced in service by the Type 10, introduced in 2010.
This 1/72 scale, die cast model — a replica of a Type 90 used by the 71st Tank Regiment, 7th Division, out of Japan in 1996 — features accurately textured surfaces, a rotating turret, an authentic 120mm smoothbore gun, realistic tracks, and a removable terrain base with a plastic presentation cover. Measures approximately 5¼" long.