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9th Division (Japan)

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Country  Japan
Size  Division
Type  Infantry
Part of  North Eastern Army
9th Division (Japan)
Active  15 August 1962 – present
Branch  Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

The 9th Division (第9師団) is one of nine active divisions of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The division is subordinated to the North Eastern Army and is headquartered in Aomori. Its responsibility is the defense of Akita, Aomori and Iwate prefectures.

The division was raised on 15 August 1962.

Organization

  • 9th Division, in Aomori
  • 9th Division HQ, in Aomori
  • 9th Tank Battalion, in Takizawa, with two squadrons of Type 74 tanks
  • 5th Infantry Regiment note 1, in Aomori, with Type 96 Armored Personnel Carriers
  • 21st Infantry Regiment, in Akita
  • 39th Infantry Regiment, in Hirosaki, with Type 96 Armored Personnel Carriers
  • 9th Artillery Regiment, in Takizawa
  • 1st Artillery Battalion, with two batteries of FH-70 155mm towed howitzers
  • 2nd Artillery Battalion, with two batteries of FH-70 155mm towed howitzers
  • 3rd Artillery Battalion, with two batteries of FH-70 155mm towed howitzers
  • 5th Artillery Battalion, with three batteries of FH-70 155mm towed howitzers
  • 9th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion, in Takizawa, with one Type 81 and one Type 93 Surface-to-air missile squadron
  • 9th Combat Engineer Battalion, in Hachinohe
  • 9th Signal Battalion, in Aomori
  • 9th Reconnaissance Company, in Hirosaki, with Type 87 armored reconnaissance vehicle
  • 9th Aviation Squadron, in Hachinohe, flying UH-1J and OH-6D helicopters
  • 9th NBC Protection Company, in Aomori
  • 9th Logistic Support Regiment, in Hachinohe
  • 1st Maintenance Battalion
  • 2nd Maintenance Battalion
  • Supply Company
  • Medical Company
  • Transport Company
  • note 1: Infantry Regiments have only battalion strength.

    References

    9th Division (Japan) Wikipedia


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