Japan : Ki-61-Ia-Ko
A lightweight multipurpose fighter plane, the Ki-61 Hien («Swallow») was well-armed and well-armored. The Ki-61 had a Kawasaki Ha-40 liquid-cooled inverted V12 engine, a licensed copy of the DB 601A, capable of 1175 hp. The Ki-61-I-Ko was equipped with two wing-mounted 7.7 mm machine guns and two fuselage-mounted synchronous 12.7 mm machine guns. The Ki-61-I-Otsu’s four machine guns were all large-caliber.
All in all, 1380 Ki-61-I-Ko and Ki-61-I-Otsu aircraft were manufactured, including prototypes.
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