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Paramilitary 12,250 Personnel.

JAPAN COAST GUARD AVIATION (JCGA)


Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

Ministry of Transport, no cbt role

AIRCRAFT
2 Patrol Aircrafts. Total 27 Aircrafts.

Maritime Patrol
2 MPac.
2 Dassault Aviation Falcon 900

Search and Rescue
2 SAR ac:
2 Saab SF.340B

Transport
17 Tpt ac:
10 Raytheon LR-2 (Beech 350 Super King Air);
5 Raytheon 200T (Beech 200T Super King Air);
2 Gulfstream V (MP)

Utility
6 Utl ac:
1 Cessna U-206G Stationair;
5 NAMC YS-11A


HELICOPTER
No armed capable. Total 44 Helicopters

Support
4 Spt hel:
4 Eurocopter AS-332L1 Super Puma
2 Eurocopter EC-225

Utility
40 Utl hel:
3 Sikorsky S-76C
8 Bell Helicopter Textron Bell 412EP Twin Huey;
26 Bell Helicopter Textron Bell 212;
4 Bell Helicopter Textron Bell 206B JetRanger II;


FACILITIES

Japan Coast Guard Aviation Main Headquarters: HQ Located at Tokyo

Ministry of Transport, no combat role

Japan Maritime Self- Defense Force Current order of battle and inventory equipment:

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS 348 (PSOH 24; PSO 60; PCO 3; PFC 27; PCC 60; PCI 174)
LOGISTICS AND SUPPORT 74 (4 ABU; 13 AGHS; 54 small tenders; 3 Trg)

 
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   Japan AF News:

Air Weapons (Smart Bombs and Missiles): Customized For F-35A

• Air Weapons (Smart Bombs and Missiles): Customized For F-35A  (5.11.2018)

US B-1 Bombers, F-35 Fighters Fly to Korea in Show of Force

• US B-1 Bombers, F-35 Fighters Fly to Korea in Show of Force  (31.8.2017)

Augmenting the JGSDF's AAV-7A1 Amphibians

• Augmenting the JGSDF's AAV-7A1 Amphibians  (9.3.2017)


• Japan to get new Hawkeyes in 2018  (7.3.2017)

• Japan Plans More Aggressive Defense  (26.5.2013)

• China-Japan Island Dispute Could Become Flashpoint  (4.5.2013)

• China calls on Japan to lower tensions by stopping fighter plane scrambles
 (18.4.2013)

• Tokyo tells planes to report to US military if near US base
 (14.4.2013)

• Enstrom 480B Receives Japanese Certification
 (5.4.2013)

• Enstrom 480B Receives Japanese Certification
 (5.4.2013)

• Japan National Police Agency Orders Another GrandNew
 (6.3.2013)

• Japan Retains Confidence in F-35 Fighter, Defense Chief Says
 (27.2.2013)

• Insight: China increased belligerence after U.S. aircraft deployment near Senkakus
 (6.2.2013)


 

 



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