JASDF F-2 Update

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Unread post20 Aug 2017, 17:21

http://flyteam.jp/aircraft/fuji/ah-1s-f ... icle/82794

Article in Japanese, dated 2017/08/08.
A table that lists the types and numbers of aircraft that JGSDF, JMSDF, and JASDF had, as at 31 March, in 2017 to 2013.

For example, as at 31 March 2017, JASDF had 92 F-2A/B, same as in previous fiscal years.
OTOH, as at 31 March 2017, JASDF had four F-35A.

Personally, I'm more interested in the numbers for F-4EJ, F-4EJ Kai, and RF-4E/EJ.
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Unread post27 Aug 2017, 17:06

Sunday, 27 August 2017:
JASDF, based at Matsushima AB, Miyagi Prefecture.

First Matsushima AB air show that opened to public after 2011 earthquake and tidal wave destroyed air base.

2010 air show had 65,000 visitors.

2016 "Reconstruction appreciation event" limited to 10,000 visitors.

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=2017 ... 7-jij-soci
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Unread post05 Jan 2018, 09:59

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=2017 ... -khks-soci

Saturday, 16 December 2017:
Takaginomori Sports Park, Ooshio, Higashi Matsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture.

2011/03/11, at Matsushima AB, Miyagi Prefecture, tsunami damaged 28 F-2 and other aircraft and hangars.
Matsushima AB used giant tents as temporary hangars.

After Matsushima AB hangars repaired, Higashi Matsushima City received and moved two giant tents to Takaginomori Sports Park, in fiscal year 2014.
2017 July to November, tent interiors renovated with anti-ball nets, black earth ground, LED lighting, pitcher mounts.

General public can use tents as all-weather, indoor baseball and soccer training.
Height 11 m, length 85 m, width 24.5 m.

2017/12/16, renovation memorial baseball class, with 120 students from local primary and secondary schools, and 20 teachers from baseball team of Nippon Paper Industries, Ishinomaki factory.

http://hmasa.sub.jp/taikyo/?facilities= ... c%e5%9c%92

Takaginomori Sports Park.

http://www.nipponpapergroup.com/basebal ... index.html

Nippon Paper Industries, baseball team.

http://www.nipponpapergroup.com/about/b ... shinomaki/

Nippon Paper Group, Nippon Paper Industries, Ishinomaki factory.
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