Nakajima B5N (Kate)

B5N-1

 

Type

 Carrier based torpedoplane

Armament

 B5N1 - 1 x 7,7mm Type 89 MG
2 x 250kg bombs or 6 x 60kg bombs
B5N2 - 4 x 7,7mm Type 89 MG
1 x 800kg Type 91 torpedo or
3 x 250kg bombs

Engine

B5N1 model 11 - Nakajima Hikari 3 9cyl radial engine 770hp
B5N1 model 12 - Nakajima Sakae 11 14cyl two row radial engine 885hp
B5N2 - Nakajima Sakae 21 14cyl two row radial engine 1115hp

Weight

B5N1 - Empty 2.107kg - Max take-off 3.650kg
B5N2 - Empty 2.279kg - Max take-off 3.800kg

Crew

 3

Speed

B5N1 - 350km/h
B5N2 - 378km/h

Year of construction

 1937 - 1942

Quantity

 1149

User

 Japan

Manufacturer

 Nakajima Hikoki KK, Aichi Tokei Denki and Dai-Juichi Kaigun Kokusho