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The restless Asia-Pacific region forces Japan to maintain a sizeable and effective air service.

There are a total of [ 20 ] Active Japanese Air Force Aircraft (2023) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
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1
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
2
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
National Flag Graphic
1976
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Multirole / Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft
3
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
4
Picture of the Boeing 767
National Flag Graphic
1981
Boeing 767
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner
5
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
6
Picture of the FHI UH-2 (UH-X / Bell 412EPI)
National Flag Graphic
2022
FHI UH-2 (UH-X / Bell 412EPI)
Military Troop Transport Helicopter / Support Gunship
7
Picture of the General Atomics MQ-9B Protector / SkyGuardian / SeaGuardian (Predator B)
National Flag Graphic
2021
General Atomics MQ-9B Protector / SkyGuardian / SeaGuardian (Predator B)
Medium-Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) Drone
8
Picture of the Hawker Model 800
National Flag Graphic
1983
Hawker Model 800
Mid-Sized VIP / Corporate Jet Aircraft
9
Picture of the Kawasaki C-1
National Flag Graphic
1974
Kawasaki C-1
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
10
Picture of the Kawasaki C-2
National Flag Graphic
2017
Kawasaki C-2
Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
11
Picture of the Kawasaki T-4
National Flag Graphic
1988
Kawasaki T-4
Subsonic Intermediate Jet Trainer Aircraft
12
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
13
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
National Flag Graphic
2016
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
14
Picture of the Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1962
Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Aerial Tanker / Transport Aircraft
15
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
National Flag Graphic
1960
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
16
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas RF-4 Phantom II
National Flag Graphic
1965
McDonnell Douglas RF-4 Phantom II
Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
17
Picture of the Mitsubishi F-2
National Flag Graphic
2000
Mitsubishi F-2
Multirole Fighter / Maritime Strike Aircraft
18
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
1964
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
19
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
2014
Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
Navy Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft (AEWC)
20
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1979
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter

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