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Aircraft of the Royal Navy since 1945 by Maritime Books

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Plane of the Royal military when you consider that 1945 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Maritime BooksАвтор(ы): David HobbsЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1982Количество страниц: 108ISBN: 0-907771-06-8Формат: pdf (72 dpi) 1760x2420Размер: 29.8 mbRapid 34

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5 These have operational as well as training functions. 6 The JGSDF’s role in coastal defence and control of certain straits was manifested in the decision in the early 1980s to develop a surface-to-surface anti-ship missile, designated the SSM-1 Type-88 and also called the Shibasuta, specifically for the JGSDF. 10 The JGSDF now has 100 Type-88s. jp/~chi-tan/nsdf002. html 6 Tokyo Shimbun, 9 January 1999, in American Embassy, Tokyo, ‘Daily Summary of Japanese Press’, 13 January 1999. 7 Japan Defense Agency (JDA), Defense of Japan 1991 (The Japan Times, Tokyo, 1991), p.

8 JDA, Defense of Japan 1987 (The Japan Times, Tokyo, 1987), pp. 109, 298, 301; and JDA, Defense of Japan 1988 (The Japan Times, Tokyo, 1988), pp. 101–02, 307. 9 Graham, Japan’s Sea Lane Security, p. 145. 10 JDA, Defense of Japan 1993 (The Japan Times, Tokyo, 1993), pp. 270, 273, 276. 20 4. The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force in 1992, 24 in 1993, and about 50 in 1995–96. 35 metres in diameter, weighs 660 kilograms, and carries a 225 kilogram AP-HE warhead. 12 Six missiles are carried on a truck/launcher vehicle.

The JMSDF operates several ocean surveillance and SIGINT collection ships, including the Nichinan AGS/AGI, the Shonan AGS and two SURTASS (Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System) acoustic measurement (or underwater listening) ships. It has the second-largest fleet of maritime surveillance aircraft in the world (after the US Navy), comprising P-3C Orion long-range maritime patrol (LRMP) aircraft and SH-60J Sea Hawk patrol helicopters. It also has five EP-3 SIGINT aircraft, based at Iwakuni, together with an associated Electronic Data Analysis Department.

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