Military



Air Self-Defense Force

Aircraft
Year 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020
Fighter 295 360 300+ 360 360 290 338
ATD-X Shinshin - - - - - - ?
F-X F-35 JSF - - - - - - 48
F-2 / FSX - - - 40 90 90 90
F-15J/DJ 135 180 170+ 213 210 208 206
F-1 70 50 40 20 - - -
F-4E/J 80 110 70 70 50 - -
RF-4E/EJ 10 20 20 20 10 - -
Transport 52 54 31+ 31 30 40 40
C-X - - - - 10 40 40
C-1 / EC-1 31 21 21 21 10 - -
YS-11T/M 11 10 few - - - -
C-130 10 13 10 10 10 - -
Refueling
KC-767
Surveillance
EC-767
E-2C (AEW) 10 10 10 10
YS-11 W/E 4 15 10 10
U-125 - - - -
Training
T-400 - 12 12 12
T-7 - - - -
T-5 - - - -
T-4 50 50 150 170
T-3 40 50 40 40
T-2 50 50 40 20
T-1 40 40 30 -
Rotary
UH-60J
Missiles
Year 1990 1995 2000 2006 2010 2015 2020
Air to Air Missiles (AAM)
AAM-1 X X X -
AAM-2 - - - -
AAM-3 - X X -
AAM-3 Type 90 - - - X
XAAM-4 - - - -
XAAM-5 - - - -
AIM-7 Sparrow X X X X
AIM-9 Sidewinder X X X X
AAM-4 Type 99 - - - X
Air to Surface        
ASM-1/Type 80 X X X X
ASM2/Type 93 - - X X
AGM-78 Standard - - - X

  • "X" Denotes an unspecified amount Japan possesses/possessed
  • Sources: Military Periscope, The Military Balance



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