Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, in 1938, Robert Rÿker wanted to play the tuba from the age of five, but he had to wait before taking up this large instrument. His father was an insurance agent, and the family often moved. Riker changed schools many times, but since he played the tuba well, he was …More
On October 23, the Artalroc in Escaldes-Engordany opens a new exhibition entitled “Japan, the footprint of water”. The 190 photographs that will be on display, most of them hand-colored, belong to the Guimet National Museum of Asian Art in Paris.
“Japan, the footprint of water” is a representative exhibition of Japan during the second half of …More
Combat aviation of the world: the Kawasaki Ki-48, 九九式双発軽爆撃機 (shiki-souhatu-keibaku) shortened to ‘Sokei’, Army Type 99 Twin-engined Light Bomber)), was a Japanese twin-engine light bomber that was used during World War II. Its Allied reporting name was “Lily”.
The first flight was in 1939. Only 1997 aircrafts of this type were produced. The maximum bomb …More
Armored fighting vehicles: the Type 4 Ke-Nu (四式軽戦車 ケヌ Yon-shiki keisensha Kenu) was a light tank of the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. It was a conversion of existing Type 95 Ha-Go light tanks, re-fitted with the larger turret of the Type 97 Chi-Ha medium tank. It was developed in 1944. Armament: 57 …More
Armies of the world: the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (隼, “Peregrine Falcon”, “Army Type 1 Fighter” (一式戦闘機)) was a single-engine land-based tactical fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. Single all-metal monoplane with closed cockpit and retractable landing gear. The speed is 530 km / h. Power – 1150 hp. …More
Andorran students will be able to continue higher education in Japan. The scholarships will be awarded by the ministry of Education of Andorra. The corresponding agreement was signed with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
Master and doctoral degrees (second and third cycles of training) are offered.
The beginning of the program is …More
Armored vehicles of the world: the Type 97 Chi-Ha (九七式中戦車 チハ Kyūnana-shiki chū-sensha Chi-ha) was a medium tank used by the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Battles of Khalkhin Gol against the Soviet Union, and the Second World War. It was the most widely produced Japanese medium tank of World War II. …More
Armored fighting vehicles: the Special Type 2 Launch Ka-Mi (特二式内火艇 カミ Toku-ni-shiki uchibitei kami) was the first amphibious tank of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). The Type 2 Ka-Mi was based on the Imperial Japanese Army’s Type 95 Ha-Go light tank with major modifications.. It was developed in 1941 by Mitsubishi. Only 184 tanks of this …More
Armored vehicles of the world: The Type 97 ShinhoTo Chi-Ha was a Japanese medium tank used in World War II that was an upgrade to the original Type 97 Chi-Ha. The new version was designated Type 97-Kai (“improved”) or Shinhoto Chi-Ha (“new turret” Chi-Ha). This design was considered to be the best Japanese tank to …More
Artillery of the countries of the world: The Type 38 10 cm cannon (三八式十糎加農砲 Sanhachishiki Jissenchi kanonhō) was a field gun used by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War I, the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. It was a licensed copy of a 1905 Krupp design.
The Type 38 designation was given …More