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Central Army (Japan)

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Country  Japan
Size  Army
Central Army (Japan)
Active  14 January 1960 – present
Branch  Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Part of  Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Garrison/HQ  Camp Itami, Itami, Hyōgo

The Central Army (中部方面隊, Chūbunhōmen-tai) is one of five active Armies of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. It is headquartered in Itami, Hyōgo. Its responsibility is the defense of Chūgoku, Kansai, Shikoku and the Southern half of the Chūbu region.

Organization

  • Central Army, in Itami
  • 3rd Division, in Itami, responsible for the defense of the Hyōgo, Kyōto, Nara, Ōsaka, Shiga and Wakayama prefectures.
  • 10th Division, in Nagoya, responsible for the defense of the Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Mie and Toyama prefectures.
  • 13th Brigade, in Kaita, responsible for the defense of the Chūgoku region.
  • 14th Brigade, in Zentsūji, responsible for the defense of Shikoku.
  • 4th Engineer Brigade, in Uji
  • Central Army Combined (Training) Brigade, in Otsu
  • Central Army Aviation Group, in Yao
  • Central Army Logistic Support, in Kyoto
  • Central Army Signals, in Itami
  • Central Army Medical Service, in Itami
  • Central Army Military Intelligence Battalion, in Itami
  • Kansai Logistic Depot, in Uji
  • 8th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group, in Ono (Type 3 Chū-SAM)
  • References

    Central Army (Japan) Wikipedia


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