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Visiting Japanese Airbases, Part 3 – Naval Air Facility Atsugi

Naval Air Facility Atsugi Location: Naval Air Facility Atsugi (厚木海軍飛行場 Atsugi Kaigun-hikōjō) is a naval air base located in the cities of Yamato and Ayase in Kanagawa Prefecture. The 1,249 acres of Naval Air Facility Atsugi is in the heart of the Kanto Plain on Honshu, the main island of[…]

Exercise Kakadu 2016 – A short look at land based air assets.

The Northern Territory is certainly no stranger to military exercises and often as one ends, another begins, sometimes within weeks or even days. Such is the case this year from 12 to 23 September with Exercise Kakadu 2016 being launched by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), an exercise that covers a large area[…]