26 images Created 15 Jul 2018
It is often reported that the presence of the US military in Japan is unwelcome. Crimes committed by US military personnel and the inconvenienced caused by bases with the noise and accidents of the aircraft and other vehicles are things that do annoy many Japanese people. But some in Japan love the chance to observe US military and JSDF (Japan Self-Defence Force weaponry up close. Open days at military bases are well attended and plane spotters, sporting large lenses and radios that listen-in on pilot communications, can often be found around military bases in japan. This is a new project that is unfinished (indeed barely started) that i hope to be adding too as time and opportunity allow.