JDF JapanDefenseFocus No.57
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PR Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of ASDF at Ichigaya, Tokyo

PR Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of ASDF at Ichigaya, Tokyo
PR Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of ASDF at Ichigaya, Tokyo

On September 24th, music performance of the ASDF Central Band and exhibition drive of “Blue Impulse Jr.” and “T-7 Jr. Little Wing” was presented at a PR event commemorating the ASDF 60th anniversary that took place at the MOD, Tokyo.

“Blue Impulse Jr.” and “T-7 Jr. LittleWing” are both plane-shaped minibike teams that perform exhibition drive, simulating formation flight of T-4 Blue Impulse aircraft and T-7 primary trainer aircraft respectively, based at Matsushima base in Miyagi Prefecture and Shizuhama base in Shizuoka Prefecture.

Although Blue Impulse Jr. team only had 4 bikes, they showed dignified performance backed by its 20-year-long experience. The team Little Wing participated in the event with all of its 6 members and even maintenance crews as well, and performed dynamic exhibition drive.

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