Medium Transport Helicopter for JGSDF replacing KV-107/II-4 & A-4 beginning 1986; 34 CH-47J deliveries, all current, 22 CH-47JA delivered from 1998, 1 write off.
10-Feb-22 - Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) CH-47JA Chinook helicopters completed landing procedures aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during Exercise Noble Fusion in the East China Sea #NobleFusion
05-Sep-15 - U.S., Japan, Mexico and New Zealand training large-scale amphibious landing during Dawn Blitz 2015 off the coast of Camp Pendleton, California. Australia, Chile and Colombia are acting as observers.
05-Sep-15 - USAF 18th Wing participated for the first time in a bilateral disaster response exercise alongside Japan Self-Defense Forces and the Okinawa Prefectural Government at Atta Port
|2010-||15 Hikotai|| Naha |
|1988-||103 Hikotai|| Kisarazu |
|1988-||104 Hikotai|| Kisarazu |
|1988-||105 Hikotai|| Kisarazu |
|1988-||106 HIkotai|| Kisarazu |
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