9th Air Wing
ActiveJanuary 31, 2016
BranchJapan Air Self-Defense Force
Part ofSouthwestern Air Defense Force
Garrison/HQNaha Air Base
Aircraft flown
FighterMitsubishi F-15J/DJ
TrainerKawasaki T-4

The 9th Air Wing (第9航空団 (dai-kyuu-koukudan)) is a wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. It comes under the authority of the Southwestern Air Defense Force. It is based at Naha Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture.[1]

As of 2017 it has two squadrons, both equipped with Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ and Kawasaki T-4 aircraft:


See also


  1. ^ 第9航空団 Archived April 13, 2016, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 20, 2017 (in Japanese)
    - Thompson, Paul JASDF - Order of Battle July 1, 2017 J-HangarSpace Retrieved September 20, 2017
    - Thompson, Paul JASDF - Squadron Histories J-HangarSpace Retrieved September 20, 2017
    - "F-15s transferred to Okinawa base to strengthen defense against China", Mainichi Shimbun, February 1, 2016. Retrieved September 21, 2017