Air Rescue Wing Hyakuri Detachment (JASDF)

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Air Rescue Wing Hyakuri Detachment
Mitsubishi UH-60 on ground 02.jpg
Hyakuri Detachment UH-60Js (2010)
BranchJapan Air Self-Defense Force
Part ofAir Rescue Wing
Garrison/HQHyakuri Air Base
Motto(s)That others may live
Aircraft flown
UH-60J, U-125A

The Air Rescue Wing Hyakuri Detachment (百里救難隊 (hyakuri-kyūnan-tai)) is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. It is also known as the Hyakuri Air Rescue Squadron. Responsible for airborne search and rescue, it is based at Hyakuri Air Base in Ibaraki Prefecture.[1] It is equipped with UH-60J and U-125A aircraft.[2][3]

Tail markings[edit]

Detachment UH-60J aircraft do not have special markings. JASDF aircraft usually have unit markings on their tail, but U-125A aircraft of the Air Rescue Wing have a marking on their fuselage, usually with a sticker below showing which base they are assigned to.

Fuselage marking (2016)

Aircraft operated[edit]


  1. ^ Thompson, Paul JASDF - Order of Battle July 1, 2017 J-HangarSpace Retrieved October 27, 2017
  2. ^ "Air Rescue Wing". Retrieved October 27, 2017. (in Japanese)
  3. ^ "Air Rescue Wing History". Retrieved October 28, 2017. (in Japanese)