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Japan Kawasaki P-1 Patrol Aircraft

Note weapons attached to hard point under wing for the following 2 pictures 141119-N-AZ408-120 NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Nov. 19, 2014) A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon assigned to the Mad Foxes of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 is on display next to the newest maritime patrol asset of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the Kawasaki P-1.…


Kawasaki P-1 5507 JMSDF on final approach at Atsugi illuminated by some late afternoon sunshine


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JMSDF Kawasaki P-1 taxiing out for departure at RIAT 2015 [OC][1400x799]


The Kawasaki P-1 manufactured by Kawasaki is a maritime patrol aircraft intended to replace the P-3C. The Kawasaki P-1 is equipped with new acoustics and phased array radar systems with enhanced capabilities for detecting and tracking submarines and small vessels. The Kawasaki P-1 forward fuselages and horizontal tails are of a robust, lightweight and cost-effective composite material made from carbon fibers.

O Kawasaki P-1 pode carregar até 9 toneladas de bombas, mísseis e torpedos em missões de até 20 horas de duração (Foto - Marinha do Japão)

28 September 2007 First flight #flighttest of the Kawasaki XP-1 maritime patrol aircraft

1 | 5504 Kawasaki P-1 JMSDF, VX-51, NAS Atsugi, Japan.


Japan Maratime Self Defence Air Force (Kaijo Jieitai) Kawasaki P-1 5504 (VX51 - Atsugi) - RIAT 2015 1