The C-2 is a state-of-the-art military transport aircraft developed with an all-out effort of Japan’s technology. It is designed with particular emphasis on oversize cargo transportation and high-speed long-distance operation, minding capabilities for rapid deployment and response to various situations, as well as airlift mission for international peace cooperation activities such as UN peacekeeping operations, humanitarian aid, disaster relief, etc.
The development of the XC-2 started in 2…
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. designed and produces the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) P-1 fixed wing maritime patrol aircraft. The P-1 is a newly designed fixed-wing maritime patrol aircraft with the following features.
The P-1 was developed as an advanced orthodox maritime patrol aircraft with an emphasis on ASW (anti-submarine warfare), and is the successor to the JMSDF P-3C. The P-1 contributes to Japanese wide-area maritime defense in an array of various missio…