Japan

Japan Land Defense Force

Strength: 151,640, 8470 ready reserve, 46,000 reserves

Organisation:

5 Regional Armies, including;
1 Armoured Division
9 Infantry Divisions
1 Airborne Brigade
2 Combined Brigades
1 Artillery Brigade with 203mm and 155mm Guns and 227mm and 87mm MRLS
2 Air Defence Brigades with I-Hawk and Type 93 SAM
5 Engineer Brigade
3 Training Brigades
1 Aviation Brigade with AH-64, CH-47, UH-60 and UH-1H/J
1 Artillery Brigade


Equipment:


MBT: 340 Type 90, 550 Type 74
IFV: 70 Type 89
APC: 190 Type 96, 260 Type 82, 330 Type 73
ARV: 100 Type 87
Artillery: 85 M110A2 203mm SP, 95 Type 99 155mm SP, 120 Type 75 155mm SP, 480 FH-70 155mm
MRLS: 95 227mm m-270 MRLS
MOR: 30 Type 96 120mm SP, 250 Brandt 120mm, 150 M30 107mm, 350 M1 81mm, 350 Type 64 81mm
AD: 100 Type 93 Kin SP, 60 Type 81 Tan SP, 190 MIM-23B I-Hawk (towed), 70 FIM-92A Stinger MANPADS, 250 Type 91 Kin MANPADS, 50 Type 87 35mm SP
AT: GM/ASM: Type 01 Light Anti-Tank Missile, Type 64 Anti-Tank Missile (220), Type 79 Anti-Landing craft and Anti-Tank Missile, Type 87 Anti-Tank Missile, Type 88 Surface-to-Ship Missile, Type 96 Multi-Purpose Missile System

Aircraft:

Transport: 6 B350 Super KingAir, 5 MU-2
Helicopter: 9 AH-64D Apache, 80 AH-1S Cobra, 60 CH-47 Chinook, 30 UH-60JA Black Hawk, 150 UH-1H/J Iroquois, 33 OH-1, 120 OH-6D, 3 EC-225LP

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force [JMSDF]

Vessels:

SSK: 6 Harushio Class with Sub Harpoon SSM, 6 533mm TT with up to 20 Type 89, Type 80 torpedoes or SSM; 11 Oyashio Class with Sub Harpoon SSM, 6 533mm TT with up to 20 Type 89 torpedoes or SSM; 1 Soryu with Sub Harpoon SSM, 6 533mm TT with up to 20 Type 89 torpedoes or SSM


DDG: 2 Atago Class with 2 quad SSM-1B SSM, Mk 41 VLS with 64 SM-2 MR IIIB SAM (32 fwd, 32 aft) or ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 127mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 1 S-60 helicopter; 4 Kongo Class with 2 quad Harpoon IB SSM, Mk 41 VLS with 90 (29 fwd, 61 aft) SM-2 MR IIIB SAM, SM-3 IA or ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 127mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes; 2 Hatakaze Class with 8 Harpoon IB, Mk13 launcher with 40 SM-1 MR SAM, 1 octuple ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 2 127mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes.


DD: 5 Takanami Class with 2 quad SSM-1B SSM, Mk 41 VLS with 32 Evolved SeaSparrow SAM or ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 127mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 1 S-60 helicopter; 9 Murasame Class with 2 quad SSM-1B SSM, Mk 48 VLS with 16 Evolved SeaSparrow SAM, Mk 41 VLS 16 ASROC Mk6 Mod 5, 1 76mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 1 S-60 helicopter; 6 Asagiri Class with 2 quad Harpoon SSM, 1 octuple SeaSparrow SAM, 1 octuple ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 76mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 1 S-60 helicopter; 11 Hatsuyuki Class with 2 quad Harpoon IB SSM, 1 12 SeaSparrow SAM, 1 oxtuple ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 76mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 1 S-60 helicopter.


DDH: 2 Shirane Class with 24 Evolved SeaSparrow, 1 octuple ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 2 127mm gun, 2 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes, 3 S-60 helicopter.


FFG: 6 Abukuma Class with 2 quad Harpoon SSM, 1 oxtuple ASROC Mk46 Mod 5, 1 76mm gun, 1 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5 LW torpedoes; 2 Yuubari Class with 2 quad Harpoon SSM, 1 76mm gun, 1 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5, 1 375mm Type 71 AS mortar.


PFG: 6 Hayabusa Class with 4 SSM-1B SSM, 1 76mm gun; 1 Sparviero Class with 4 SSM-1B SSM, 1 20mm Sea Vulcan
CVHG: 1 Hyuga Class (+1 in construction) with Mk 41 VLS for up to 64 Evolved SeaSparrow SAM or ASROC, 2 20mm Sea Vulcan, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 Mod 5, up to 11 SH-60 or MCH-101
LPD: 3 Oosumi Class carrying up to 2 LCAC, 2 CH-47 helicopter, 330 troops, 10 MBT or 1400 tons
LSU: 4
ACV: 6
LCM: 12
MCM: 4
MSO: 3
MSC: 25
AOE: 5

Aircraft:

Maritime Patrol: 95 P-3C Orion
EW: 5 EP-3C, 4 OP-3C (Recce), 4 UP-3C/D
SAR: 4 ShinMaywa US-1A, /2 4 ShinMaywa US-2
Transport: 4 YS-11, 10 LC-90, 4 Learjet 35, 5 King Air 90,
Utility: 31 King Air 90
Training: 45 Fuji t-5
Helicopter: 107 SH-60J/K SeaHawk (ASW), 19 UH-60J Black Hawk, 10 MH-53EJ Super Sea Stallion (MCM), 4 MCH-101 Merlin, 9 OH-6D/J, 1 EC 135

Japan Air Self Defense Force

Fighter: 180 F-15J/DJ Eagle, 50 Mitsubishi F-2, 50 F-4EJ Phantom
Survl and Recon: 26 RF-4EJ Phantom (Recce), 1 Kawasaki EC-1, 10 E-2C Hawkeye, 4 E-767 (AWACS)
Transport: 2 B747-400 (VIP), 4 KC767J (IFR), 15 C-130H, 25 C-1, 27 U-125A Peace Krypton (SAR), 13 YS-11,
Training: 20 F-15J/DJ, 50 T-7, 200 T-4, 13 Hawker 400T, 49 Fuji T-7
Helicopter: 18 CH-47J Chinook, 35 UH-60J Black Hawk
 

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