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Name: GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN
7JetSet7 Code: JAG
Status: Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: TOKYO
Country: JAPAN
Employees 47
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Background
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GOVERNMENT JET AIRPLANE OPERATOR (747-400 & 767 (AWACS).

JAPAN WAS ESTABLISHED IN 660, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 377,815, SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 125 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS TOKYO, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS JAPANESE.

OCTOBER 1993: 2 747-400 DELIVERIES.

NOVEMBER 1993: $840 MILLION, 2 ORDERS (1998) 767 (AWACS) (SEE (USF).

OCTOBER 1994: $773 MILLION, 1 ORDER (1999) 767 (AWACS), & 1 767.

NOVEMBER 1994: 1 767 (VF181) (AWACS) DELIVERY.

SEPTEMBER 1995: 1 767 (AWACS) DELIVERY OF 4.

AUGUST 1996: 1ST 767 AIRBORNE WARNING & CONTROL SYSTEM (AWACS) MAIDEN FLIGHT, FOR START OF 7 MONTH, TEST PROGRAM, PRIOR TO INSTALLATION OF AIRCRAFT'S PRIME MISSION EQUIPMENT.

APRIL 1997: 4TH (AWACS) FOR MODIFICATIONS.

JANUARY 1998: 4TH 767, OFFICIALLY DELIVERED TO JAPAN DEFENCE AGENCY. 767 THEN TRANSFERRED BACK, THROUGH (USF) TO BOEING (TBC) FOR 2ND PHASE OF PROGRAM, TO INSTALL COMPLETE MISSION SYSTEM AND OBTAIN (FAA) CERTIFICATION. 1ST 2, TO BE DELIVERED IN MARCH 1998, & 2ND 2, IN 1999.

MARCH 1998: 1ST 2 767 (AWACS) DELIVERED.

DECEMBER 1998: 3RD & 4TH 767 (AWACS), SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED FLIGHT, & MISSION SYSTEM TESTING. DELIVERED IN EARLY 1999.

JANUARY 1999: DELIVERED 3RD & 4TH 767 (AWACS).

DECEMBER 2001: 4 ORDERS (FEBRUARY 2006) 767-200ER, TANKER/TRANSPORTS.

February 2006: 1st KC-767 delivery - see photo.

October 2015: The Japanese Defense Minister, General Nakatini announced that Japan will buy 3 Boeing KC-46A air-refueling tankers for its air force. "Kyodo News" reported that the contract is worth $173 million per tanker. This is the 1st overseas sale of this Boeing tanker.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
JAG-747-400-2014-03
JAG-KC-767 FEB07

October 2017:

2 747-47CB (CF6-80C2B1F) (816-24730, /91 20-1101; 839-24731, /91 20-1102), VIP.

4 767-27C (557-27385, /94 N767JA), (TCI) LSD, (AWACS), (ETOPS) EQ'PD.

1 +3 ORDERS (2/07) 767-200ER (KC-767) (CF6-80C2) (1ST DELIVERY FEBRUARY 2007 - SEE PHOTO), TANKER/TRANSPORTS.

3 ORDERS 767-200ER (KC-46A) AIR-REFUELING TANKERS FOR JAPANESE AIR FORCE.

Management:
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GENERAL NAKATINI, JAPANESE DEFENSE MINISTER.

LT COLONEL K DOUGOME, MAINTENANCE SQUADRON COMMANDER.

LT COLONEL T HAYAKAWA, CHIEF OF MAINTENANCE.

COLONEL K TSURUZONO, COLONEL SPECIAL AIRLIFT OPERATIONS (TYOZYJL)
(asdp422@asdf.jda.go.jp).

COLONEL K OKAZAWA, COLONEL HEAD 2ND DIVISION
(satou-kazuma_2b-amc@skymail.jasdf.go.jp).

Y OKAMOTO, DIRECTOR ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE (JAL) (2000-12).

COLONEL K OKAZAWA, HEAD 2ND DIVISION,
(b747e767-01_2sei_amc@skymail.jasdf.go.jp).

 
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