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Nakajima B5N Airplane Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the Nakajima B5N - Authentically Detailed, Historically Significant, and Collectible Torpedo Bomber Models.

The Nakajima B5N, known by its Allied reporting name as "Kate," was a key torpedo bomber used by the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. As the standard carrier-based torpedo bomber of the Japanese fleet, the B5N played a pivotal role in naval battles throughout the Pacific theater.

Notable for its involvement in the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway, the B5N was renowned for its range, speed, and effectiveness in delivering torpedoes against enemy vessels. It was capable of carrying either a single torpedo or bombs, making it versatile for various combat missions. The B5N was designed with a sleek, streamlined structure and was considered one of the most advanced torpedo bombers of its time. The Nakajima B5N's operational history, marked by its critical role in major naval engagements, along with its design and capabilities, make it a subject of great interest for military aviation historians and model collectors, particularly those interested in the Pacific War and naval aviation history.