402nd Tactical Airlift Squadron
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402nd Squadron Kawasaki C-1
ActiveOctober 17, 1958
Allegiance2nd Tactical Airlift Group
BranchJapan Air Self-Defense Force
Garrison/HQIruma Air Base
Aircraft flown
TransportKawasaki C-1, Kawasaki C-2, U-4

The 第402飛行隊 (402nd Tactical Airlift Squadron, dai402hikoutai) is the sole squadron of the 2nd Tactical Airlift Group of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force based at Iruma Air Base in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It is equipped with Kawasaki C-1 and U-4 aircraft.[1][2]

Tail marking

Tail marking (2016)
Tail marking (2016)

The squadron's tail marking is the emblem of the 2nd Tactical Airlift Group. The emblem shows an eagle over Japan.

Aircraft operated


  1. ^ Thompson, Paul JASDF - Order of Battle January 1, 2017 J-HangarSpace Retrieved January 31, 2017
  2. ^ 2nd Tactical Air Group Retrieved January 31, 2017 (in Japanese)