JGSDF

AcronymDefinition
JGSDFJapanese Ground Self-Defense Forces
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In the context of the enhanced co-operation between the two ground forces the Ministers decided to explore a joint field exercise in the field of counter-terrorism between the Indian Army and the JGSDF in 2018.
The 1995 revision of the NDPO directed the JGSDF to complete a restructuring effort by the end of Japan Fiscal Year (JFY) 2008 (1 April 2008 through 31 March 2009).
The JGSDF is composed of five regional armies, each with a varying number of infantry and armor divisions, brigades, and regiments.
Key components of the JGSDF's logistics structure include the GSO's Logistics Department, the Central Transportation Management Command, the Ground Materiel Control Command, and the JGSDF depot system.
The Logistics Management Division is responsible for overall coordination of logistics planning; the Ordnance and Chemical Division for maintenance, ammunition, and chemical equipment; the Communications and Electronics Division for signal and communications equipment and electronic systems, including radar and fire control systems; the Aircraft Division for JGSDF rotary-wing aircraft maintenance management; fee Quartermaster Division for supply and field service support; the Engineer Division for engineering support; the Transportation Division for transportation support; and the Materiel Research and Development Division for ground force equipment research and development.
The JGSDF NA is headquartered in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
The strength of JGSDF NA logistics is that it is backed by Japan's strong economic base.
USARJ and JGSDF NA complement and strengthen each other as partners in peace.
The JGSDF required a portable radiation detection device to support emergency response teams in the event of a nuclear accident.
Military Black Hawk 60 Series; Eurocopter's EC135 and EC145; and in Japan on helicopters including the JMSDF SH-60J and UH-60J, the JASDF UH-60J and JGSDF UH60JA.