The Kawasaki Kokuki Kogyo began producing the Kawasaki Ki-32 bomber for the Japanese Air Force in 1936. The aircraft had a maximum speed of 263 mph (423 km) and had a range of 1,218 miles (1,965 km). It was 38 ft 2 in (11.64 m) long with a wingspan of 49 ft 2 in (15 m). The aircraft was armed with 2 machine-guns and could carry 992 lb (450 kg) of bombs.
The Kawasaki Kokuki Kogyo took part in the early stages of the Second World War but was removed from front-line service in 1942.