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    JPCG - Japanese Coast Guard


    Kaijō Hoan-chō Japanese Coast Guard

    Kaijō Hoan-chō
    Originally founded as the Japanese Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) in 1948, it changed its name to Japanese Coast Guard in 2000. Comprising about 12,000 personnel, it is under the oversight of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and is responsible for the protection the coast-lines of Japan. Japan is divided into eleven operational regions. The Coast Guard has a fleet of patrol, utility, hydrographic survey, and light-house service vessels and various aircraft and helicopters for law enforcement, patrol, and SAR.


    Japan Coast Guard Adds Two H225, 30-Mar-21 : #H225 The Japan Coast Guard expanding Super Puma fleet to 17 helicopters including 2 AS332L1 and 15 H225 (with 10 delivered)

    Two More H225 for Japan Coast Guard, 06-Apr-20 : #H225 Japan Coast Guard ordered two additional Super Pumas H225 bringing its total strong fleet to two AS332L and 13 H225/EC225LP

    Japan Coast Guard Orders Additional H225, 06-Mar-19 : Heli-Expo 2019 Japan Coast Guard (JCG) ordered an additional H225. JCG fleet will now have 2 AS332L2 and 11 H225/EC225LP. There are 25 Super Puma currently in Japan flown by different operators

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    List of Units

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    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
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        10th Region? --
        11th Region? --

    Bases and Locations

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    Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
       Chitose AB1st Region ??/   
       Fukuoka Airport / Kasuga Air Base7th Region ??/   
       Hakodate1st Region ??/   
       Haneda3rd Region ??/   
       Ishigaki (old)11th Region ??/   
       Kagoshima10th Region ??/   
       Miho Air Base8th Region ??/   
       Nagoya Chubu Central Japan4th Region ??/   
       Naha11th Region ??/   
       Niigata9th Region ??/   
       Osaka Kansai Intl5th Region ??/   
       Sendai2nd Region ??/   

    Model Types

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      AH H2252018
      Bell 505 Jet Ranger X 2018
      Sikorsky S-76D2014
      AW AW139182008
      EC EC225LP 2008
      Sikorsky S-76C61995
      Bell 41281993
      EC AS332L1 Super Puma41992
      Bell 2123819732016
      Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat119681973
      Mitsubishi S-62J119671982
      Sikorsky HUS-1 / UH-34D Seahorse219581973

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