Pic Name
AH-1S Cobra
1986
Attack
AH-64DJP Apache [Longbow]
2008
Attack
AW.101 Merlin Mk.518 AMCM [MCH-101]
2017, MH-53E Replacement
Utility
AW.101 Merlin Mk.518 [CH-101]
2017, Antarctic research
Utility
C-1
1975
Transport
C-130H Hercules
1985, 16x, JASDF
Transport
C-130R Hercules [Refurbished, Transport]
2014, 4x, JMSDF, Ex-USN KC-130R
Transport
C-2
2015
Transport
CH-47J Chinook
1987
Transport
CH-47J Chinook
1987
Transport
CH-47J(LR) Chinook
1994
Transport
CH-47JA Chinook
1994
Transport
Dash-8-315 MPA
2009
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
E-2C Hawkeye 2000
2006, 9x
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
E-2C Hawkeye Group 0
1984, 8x
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
E-2C Hawkeye Group II
1996, 5x
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
2018, 1x + 3x
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
E-767 Sentinel
2000
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
E-767 Sentinel
2009
Airborne Early Warning (AEW)
EC.225 Super Puma
2008, 5x
Transport
EP-3C Orion
1994, ELINT/COMINT
Electronic Intelligence (ELINT)
F-104DJ Starfighter
1972, 20x
Fighter
F-104J Starfighter
1972, 210x
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle
1982, 20x
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle
1987
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle
1996
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle
2000
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle J-MSIP
2010, Few aircraft, slow upgrade
Fighter
F-15DJ Eagle J-MSIP
2017
Fighter
F-15J Eagle
1996
Fighter
F-15J Eagle
2000
Fighter
F-15J Eagle
1982, 203x
Fighter
F-15J Eagle
1987
Fighter
F-15J Eagle J-MSIP
2017
Fighter
F-15J Eagle J-MSIP
2010
Fighter
F-1A
1997
Attack
F-1A
1983
Attack
F-1A
1979
Attack
F-1A
1990
Attack
F-2A FS-X
2018
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2A FS-X
2001, 83x
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2A FS-X
2008
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2A FS-X
2015
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2A FS-X
2013
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2B FS-X
2001, 47x
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2B FS-X
2008
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2B FS-X
2018
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2B FS-X
2015
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-2B FS-X
2013
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-35A Lightning II
2020
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-4EJ Phantom II
1979, 140x
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-4EJ Phantom II Kai
1998, 96x
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
F-4EJ Phantom II Kai
1991, 125x
Multirole (Fighter/Attack)
HSS-2 Sea King [SH-3A]
1974
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
HSS-2A Sea King [SH-3D]
1986
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
HSS-2A Sea King [SH-3D]
1974
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
HSS-2B Sea King [SH-3H]
1986
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
HSS-2B Sea King [SH-3H]
1979
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
KC-46A Pegasus
2019, KC-767A
Tanker (Air Refueling)
KC-767
2009
Tanker (Air Refueling)
MH-53E Sea Dragon [S-80M-1]
1989
Mine Sweeper (MCM)
MV-22B Osprey
2017
Transport
OH-1 Ninja
2001
Recon
OH-6D Cayuse [MD-500D, Model 369D]
1981
Transport
OH-6J Cayuse [MD-500D, Model 369HM]
1974
Transport
P-1
2014, Orion replacement
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-2J Neptune
1975
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update II
1984
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update II
1992
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update II
1990
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update II
1982
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update III
2000
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
P-3C Orion Update III
1996
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
PS-1
1972, JMSDF, 21x
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
RF-4EJ Phantom II
1975, 15x
Recon
RF-4EJ Phantom II Kai [New Conversion, Podded Recon]
1992, 17x
Recon
RF-4EJ Phantom II Kai [Original, Internal Recon]
1992, 11x
Recon
RQ-4B Global Hawk Blk 30 UAV
2019, 3x
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
SA.332L1 Super Puma
1995, 3x
Transport
SH-60J Seahawk
1991
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
SH-60K Seahawk
2006, Kai
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
UH-1H Huey
1975, Bell 205A-1
Transport
UH-1J Huey
1994
Transport
UH-60J Blackhawk
1993
Transport
UH-60J Blackhawk
1993
Transport
UH-60JA Blackhawk
1998
Transport
YS-11EA
0, Japan
Electronic Warfare
YS-11EB
0, Japan
Electronic Intelligence (ELINT)