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GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade’s First Drop Drill 2014

GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade’s First Drop Drill 2014

On January 12, the GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade held its first drop drill of the year at the Narashino Training Ground in Chiba Prefecture.

This annual event is carried out at the new year in a prayer of safety for the year’s drop drills.

This year many visitors watched the event, with the presence of Defense Minister Onodera, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kihara, Administrative Vice-Minister of Defense Nishi, Chief of Joint Staff Iwasaki, GSDF Chief of Staff Iwata, and other MOD and SDF officials.

In addition to the GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade, aircraft such as P-3C, C-1, C-130, CH-47 as well as tanks and motorcycles also took part in the event to carry out the drills.

GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade’s First Drop Drill 2014
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