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June 19, 2014

Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force conduct flights at D-M

For the next 90 days, a regenerated C-130R Hercules aircraft will be conducting flight training at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. This aircraft is one of six aircraft purchased by the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force through NAVAIR’s Tactical Airlift, Adversary and Support Aircraft Program (PMA-207) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) office.
Flights are scheduled to begin on Monday, June 16.
Bearing a unique sky blue paint scheme, the red symbols on the fuselage and under the wings are reminiscent of the “circle of the sun” on the Japanese flag.




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